Anilox manufacturers, Sandon Global, are celebrating the part they played in this year’s FlexoTech Awards.
Sandon Global’s export manager, Stuart Mitchel, said, “We attended the awards evening which as ever was well organised by FlexoTech Magazine. As the presentations concluded we took great pride as we calculated some interesting statistics on the number of winners and nominees using Sandon Global anilox technology.”
Of the three ‘Flexible Packaging Award’ Categories, two of the winners used the company’s aniloxes. Both the ‘Label’ and the ‘Best use of Flexo Print Using Process Colours’ categories were also Sandon customers, as was the ‘Supreme Award’ winner.
Sandon Global has previously been awarded a Queens Award and four consecutive EFIA Gold Awards. Mitchell added, “We can end the year on a real high given we can claim 50 per cent of the nominees across all categories for this year’s awards, used our anilox systems. We would hope that the success of our partners is aided by our commitment to quality, innovation, product consistency and service.”
Sandon Global have continued to invest in further technology, highlighted by a recent order placed for a latest generation laser to be delivered February 2018. The business also continues to invest heavily in staffing. Additional bi-lingual customer service staff have been recruited to support the international business and Mike Baines has joined as technical services engineer. Mike is a time served printer with an intimate knowledge of flexographic printing, his role will be to provide hands-on technical support. Initially to Sandon’s UK customer base by offering invaluable anilox audits, fault finding, maintenance support and training days at customer sites.
Finally, the appointment of Michael Franz as European sales manager is key to the companies continued expansion. Franz is based in Germany and will be responsible for this region and selected European markets.