Mimaki USA Announces Strategic Partnership with Gravograph


Mimaki USA, a global industry leader of wide format inkjet printers and cutters, announces a strategic partnership with Gravograph, part of the Gravotech Group, a worldwide leader of innovative engraving, cutting and marking solutions for CNC rotary milling/engraving machines and Galvo and gantry laser systems. The partnership allows Mimaki USA to distribute Gravotech’s products, including mechanical and laser engravers as well as engraving materials, throughout the U.S.

“People interact everyday with products produced on Mimaki and Gravograph solutions. From large industrial companies, sign shops, retails stores and more, our mutual customers develop products that can benefit from both offerings. Our partnership aims to enhance workflows all while adding to the strengths of our individual processes and ensuring our customers can continue to create high-quality products with ease,” said Michael Maxwell, senior manager at Mimaki USA.

“This is an exciting new partnership that will integrate complementary Gravograph laser, rotary engraving, and materials solutions to the Mimaki portfolio of printing systems. Mimaki and Gravotech engineers have teamed together to seamlessly drive the Gravograph lasers through the Mimaki FineCut operating software to enhance their customers’ print and cut productivity,” said Dan Schimelman, general manager North America for the Gravotech Group.

Mimaki will begin offering several new bundles with their UJF Series printers alongside various Gravograph products aimed at printing, cutting and engraving. This will include producing dynamic and attractive ADA compliant signage. With this enhanced portfolio, Mimaki customers have the opportunity to design, deliver and succeed with easy-to-use workflows.

Bundles will be available from authorized Mimaki dealers starting in April 2019.

About The Gravotech Group

The Gravotech Group is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative solutions for engraving, marking and artistic modeling. The Gravotech brands of Gravograph, Technifor, and Type 3 cover five key technologies (laser, mechanical engraving, scribing, micro-percussion and modeling software) supplemented by a wide range of consumables and software solutions. Based in France and North America headquarters in Duluth, Georgia, Gravotech has over 1,000 employees in over 100 countries. The Group boasts a vast international network: 25 subsidiaries and 300 distributors work alongside its 60,000 international customers, assisting them with their local or global needs. For more information, visit www.gravotech.us.

About Mimaki USA

Mimaki is a global industry leader of wide format inkjet printers, cutting plotters, 3D modeling machines, software, hardware and associated consumable items, such as inks and cutting blades. The company engineers and manufactures a complete range of products that provide a total workflow solution for the sign graphics, textile & apparel, industrial products and 3D markets. Mimaki excels in offering superior quality and reliable products, based upon its aqueous, solvent and UV-curable inkjet technology. The company’s tagline, “We Are Wide Format,” highlights Mimaki’s commitment of delivering cutting-edge technologies for more than 40 years. For more information, visit www.mimakiusa.com or on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram @MimakiUSA.

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