Harper plans to produce
anilox rolls in Germany
Harper Corporation of America, Charlotte, NC, has teamed up with Inometa GmbH of Germany to manufacture and market Harper’s proprietary Platinum anilox rolls throughout the European flexo market, as well as in Africa and the Middle East. Named Harper Graphics, the new company will also market HarperScientific flexo products and Harper GraphicSolutions technical consulting services, backed by a new laboratory facility. Early next year it will set up a manufacturing operation in Germany to produce Platinum anilox rolls.
The German company joins facilities in Charlotte, Green Bay and Bangkok, giving a total of 20 anilox laser engraving machines. Established in 1981, Inometa is a leading producer of carbon fiber rolls. Products include tubes, rollers, sleeves and cylinders, as well as coatings.