Adelco leapfrogs into Australia with new distributor

Textile printing and drying company, Adelco, is launching in Australia with the appointment of local distributor, Leapfrog Machinery.

Leapfrog Machinery is also an Australian agent for heat press machinery vendor Vastex & Adkins to bring its automatic screen printing press range to the region.

The exclusive distributor deal will see Leapfrog Machinery bring to market two automatic textile printing presses – the Adelco Cyclone and Matrix.

The Adelco Cyclone Carousel is designed for challenging screen and digital printing. The Cyclone achieves registrations of about 0.02mm. With an advanced touchscreen control system, tool free quick release pallets and a variety of setups: from six colour, eight stations to 14 colour, 16 stations.

The Adelco Matrix aims to offer an efficient use of space while fulfilling high production requirements, with rates in excess of 900 prints per hour.

The Matrix offers a printing press that is both modular and expandable, enabling it to grow with a business. With a stable structure, smooth quiet operation and chainless pallet indexing system, the Adelco Matrix is targeted at printers looking for speed, precision and versatility.

Leapfrog Machinery director Howard Debney said, “The high quality Adelco Automatic Textile Presses are ideal for Aussie Screen printers. Their advanced features, the ability to expand and grow with the business along with digital capability fulfils a need within the screen printing market”.

While excited at the prospect of selling the automatic textile preses, Debney is jubilant at Leapfrog’s ability to offer a complete solution for screen printers.

“The Adelco range of Gas & Electric Dryers along with its manual and automatic Flash Cure machines paired with the Vastex screen printing machinery Leapfrog currently sells enables us to confidently advise, source and supply our customers with the right machinery for their individual needs,” he added.


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