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INK Maloberti: New to the range - Metal Decoration inks Epple Druckfarben AG has expanded its leading position in the German offset printing inks mar- ket in the area of special inks: the printing ink ex- perts are now working together worldwide with the renowned specialists from INK Maloberti from Italy, in the special area of Metal Decoration. "Epple Italy has started well in the demanding Italian print market; the quality of Epple’s printing inks has been very well received by the customers. What will make it even better is that we now have a further Italian partner on our side and that we are able to expand our range with the Metal Decoration segment and can offer this outside of Italy as well. We are working closely together in sales and technical customer support, as partners with INK Malo- berti, a company rich in tradition, from Cormano nearby Milan. Our competences complement each other per- fectly" explains Gerhard Janssen, Head of Sales at Epple. Metal Decoration inks: brim full of experience INK Maloberti has been successful in the offset inks sec- tor for decades and has strengthened and specialised it- self on thermal and UV Metal Decoratings as well as rele- vant coatings. Their passion for and competence in Metal Decorating inks is easy to explain: Armando Maloberti, a former Metal Decoration printer, founded INK Maloberti in 1953. His son Alberto Maloberti steered the company in the new millennium and Augusto and Alessandro are the new generation. Epple and INKMaloberti: united for quality Epple and INK Maloberti have already presented them- selves successfully at Metpack, the international trade fair for metal packaging, in 2017, in Essen. The high lev- el of competence inherent in both firms in the sector of foodstuff packaging is a conjoining factor and the sector provides a significant contribution to the overall produc- tion volume when it comes to Metal Decoration inks. Know-how and responsible production are vital here, as Alessandro Maloberti, Metaldeco specialist at INK Malob- erti, knows: "Our special and really unique Metal Decora- tion products complete Epple's range for sheetfed offset packaging inks ideally. We were able to enter the coop- eration with very positive expectations, as we know that both companies have the same high demands regarding product quality, service, sustainability and enthusiasm for innovation." This quality awareness is demonstrated in excellent processes, as Maloberti elaborates: "The quality system for mulitcolour process printing at INK Maloberti has been used as an example by numerous other com- panies: continuous production control, ink evaluation with the help of highly developed spectrophotometric methods and simulation tests.” When it comes to ser- vice, an ink mixing station ensures quick deliveries to the customers. Contact details Epple Druckfarben Italia Foro Buonaparte, 67 20121 Milano Italy Tel. +39 02 33 59 96 89 Contact details INK Maloberti S.r.l. via Torino 11 20032 Cormano (MI) Italy Alessandro Maloberti Tel. +39 02 66 30 27 72 alessandro.maloberti@ Augusto Maloberti Tel. +39 02 66 30 27 72 augusto.maloberti@ New sales partner in the area of special inks where Epple Italy will present the entire product range, including a premiere. PURe, the new ink technology from Epple for offset printing will be exhibited for the first time on the Italian market. Epple Italy at Print4All Epple Italy will be exhibiting at Print4All, the new major trade fair for Commercial, Publishing and Industrial print- ing (29th of May to the 1st of June 2018 in Fiera Milano, Rho). The Stand is located in Hall 18 - F22 G21, which is 2