Polywest Sleeve Systems, of Ahaus, Germany, has appointed Anderson & Vreeland (A&V) to distribute its sleeves in the United States. A&V, based in Bryan, OH, USA, is a manufacturer and distributor of flexographic printing materials and equipment.
Over the course of its 20 years of flexo sleeve manufacture, Polywest has introduced new materials that improve sleeve quality, consistency, ink and solvent resistance, and overall sleeve durability. A&V will sell Polywest sleeves and provide technical support utilizing its staff of technical sales representatives and nationwide distribution network.
Thomas Gavin, CEO of A&V, says “Polywest Sleeve Systems represents a strategic fit into our extensive product line of the industry’s finest flexographic materials. Our agreement with Polywest ensures that our customers will have access to the highest quality sleeves, backed by the finest technical support.”
Polywest GM Stephan Lorig adds, “A&V’s strong sales and service organization in the US, combined with its extensive knowledge of flexographic printing, are important strengths that will help expand our sleeve business.”