Rehovot, Israel, September 19, 2019 – Landa Digital Printing has marked its success to date with an exclusive VIP event held today at its headquarters in Rehovot, Israel. Hosting customers and prospects, Landa showcased the full capabilities of its Landa S10 Nanographic Printing® Press and Landa S10P Nanographic Printing® Press with perfector, while updating delegates on the global roll-out of these presses. It also used the event to share its excitement for having moved into serial production of the Landa S10.
In addition, Quantum Group, Morton Grove, Illinois, a specialized print direct mail, marketing, printing and marketing service provider, formalized its collaboration with Landa Digital Printing during the event by signing an agreement to purchase the first Landa S10P Press in the Midwest, USA. Demonstrating the company’s commitment to providing effective, targeted direct marketing campaigns powered by the latest cutting-edge technology, Quantum Group chose the Landa S10P for its game-changing speed, quality and productivity.
Quantum Group Landa S10P signing - Benny Landa (Landa Chairman);
Cheryl Kahanec (CEO Quantum); Yishai Amir (Landa Digital Printing CEO)
“As a forward-thinking company, we evaluate the benefits of the latest technologies with a view to not only enhancing our current services but to delivering something new and unique,” explained, Cheryl Kahanec, Quantum Group’s CEO. “We quickly realized that Landa’s solution offers just that and could take our digital printing services to the next level. This event was the perfect setting to analyze the capabilities of the Landa S10P and confirm our investment in this pioneering technology.”
Event delegates toured Landa’s state-of-the-art production facilities, which now includes a third manufacturing plant, and were given exclusive insight into the results of Landa’s continued strategic focus on ramping up production, logistics, supplies, and service and support to accommodate the growing demand for Landa technology. With presses operating and being installed commercially in Europe, North America and China, Landa Digital Printing is progressing its Landa S10 press and S10P perfecting press from beta testing to commercialization.
The guests also learned why adoption of Landa Nanographic Printing Presses is increasing at a significant pace. Engineered for the packaging and converting industries as well as the POP and POS markets, the Landa S10 press was shown printing at 6,500 B1 / 41 in. sheets per hour. The Landa S10P was producing double-sided applications at the VIP event - showcasing the efficiency and quality output of Landa’s unique technology.
Expanding Customer Base and Partnerships
Further information about the latest companies to invest in Landa technology was also provided to those attending the event. Grupo Gondi, the Mexico-based folding carton manufacturing and print giant, will take the first Landa S10 in Latin America, enabling Grupo Gondi to increase their competitive edge with more profitable print runs for mainstream, medium-run packaging jobs.
Virtual Packaging, the full-service packaging prototype house, was the first customer of the Landa S10 in North America, recently joined by Marketing Alliance Group. Marketing Alliance Group is the first North American display and visual merchandising company to install the B1 Landa S10 - considered by the company to be ground-breaking technology - delivering significantly faster, high-quality digital color printing of short to medium-run POP and POS applications.
Quantum Group is the latest Landa S10P customer, following the successful installation of this revolutionary technology at Mercury Print Productions in Rochester, New York, as well as at Route 1 Print, part of Bluetree Design and Print Group, in Rotherham, UK.
As part of the event, Mercury Print and Route1 Print joined a discussion panel of Landa S10 and S10P customers from all over the world, including: Edelmann Group, Virtual Packaging, BluePrint, ZRP, Groupe Prenant, Graphica Bezalel and SCHELLING AG. The panelists shared their Landa journey experience, and the benefits and results achieved following the installation of their Nanographic Printing presses.
Landa also announced a new partnership with EyeC at the event. EyeC’s renowned quality control solution, combined with an embedded Landa contact image sensor, enables the detection of print defects throughout the printing process. The new solution meets the needs of Landa customers across various market segments, for 100% inspection in their production workflow.
Yishai Amir, Landa CEO, commented: “2019 has been and continues to be a great year for us at Landa. With presses in the market and their benefits seen and felt by the industry, we see demand for Nanography building rapidly. To meet that demand, we’re focused on expanding our manufacturing facilities with our third plant now in operation and construction of a fourth underway. We’re also bolstering our service and support teams to ensure a seamless customer experience. We expect to install dozens of presses over the next 12 months, and we look forward to updating the wider print community on our progress at Drupa 2020.”
Headed by Indigo founder, Benny Landa, the Landa Group is comprised of four units: Landa Digital Printing, whose Nanographic Printing® presses bridge the industry's “Profitability Gap”, cost-effectively combining the versatility of digital with the high quality and speed of offset to transform the Commercial Printing, Packaging and Publishing markets.; Landa Labs, the group’s innovation arm, which explores nanotechnology for use in solar energy, automotive coatings, hair color, cosmetics, lab-grown diamonds, 3D printing, drug delivery and other fields; Landa Ventures, which invests in early stage companies with complementary disruptive technologies; and the Landa Fund, which promotes civic equality and the narrowing of socio-economic gaps in Israeli society. Benny Landa continues to add to his portfolio of over 800 patents worldwide that provide the companies he founded with a solid intellectual property base.