Melville, NY—Canon Solutions America (CSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon USA, partnered with the D&K Group, a global manufacturer of adhesive and coating technologies and print finishing equipment. With this collaboration, CSA’s large-format division expands its portfolio offerings to include turnkey solutions for printing and laminating applications.
Now, by combining D&K laminators and laminating films with an Océ ColorWave printer or Océ Arizona series printer, users can offer an expanded range of applications, such as flexible displays, floor graphics, wall graphics and countertop graphics. Additionally, the CSA Professional Services team can help customers implement an end-to-end solution with consulting, workflow analysis and implementation services.
As part of the collaboration, CSA is offering D&K wide-format laminators with 42-, 62- and 65-inch widths, across two model families: EXP42+ and EXP62+, designed for multipurpose laminating thermal, PSA and mounting; and EXP65+, for heavy duty and commercial lamination up to a 65-inch working width. It also provides films and adhesives designed specifically for these models.
“The seamless blend of Canon, Océ and D&K technology has allowed Canon Solutions America to explore new avenues of opportunities and growth, and enable our customers to do the same,” said Sal Sheikh, vice president, Marketing, Large Format Solutions, CSA. “From thermal, heat assist and pressure sensitive laminating films to state-of-the-art equipment, this was built on innovation and the ability to meet unique application requirements. We are excited to use these technologies to push the industry forward and offer bundle solutions with our printing technologies to help our valued customers develop high profit applications.”
CSA is the company created by the integration of Canon Business Solutions, Inc., with Océ, a manufacturer of wide-format printers and finishing solutions. CSA’s primary mission is to improve workflow efficiency and document processes in organizations of all sizes and industries, while helping them reduce waste. dkgroup.com and usa.canon.com