Flint consolidates Australian operations

Flint Group is consolidating local ink manufacturing to its modern Dandenong facility and utilising third party logistics to support the customer base throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Sales and support staff in Sydney, including both consumable and Xeikon operations, will be moving to a centrally located facility in Rhodes, near Ryde.

Thorsten Schauer, general manager Flint Group ANZ, says, “It is very much business as usual at Flint ANZ, and our customers will not experience any disruption to services as we transition to more efficient and focused delivery of product and support.”

Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint is one of the global printing and packaging industry’s biggest suppliers, employing around 7900 personnel worldwide and chalking up revenues of €2.2bn in 2017.

The company makes and sells a wide portfolio of printing consumables and equipment, including conventional and energy curable inks and coatings for offset, flexo and gravure applications; pressroom chemicals, printing blankets and sleeves for offset printing; photopolymer printing plates and sleeves, plate-making equipment and flexographic sleeve systems; as well as pigments and additives for use in inks and other colourant applications.

Flint Group also develops, supplies and services the Xeikon line of web-fed digital colour presses for labels and packaging, document and commercial printing. It also makes platemaking equipment for the newspaper industry and CTP solutions for the commercial printing market.

 

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