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Fujifilm forms strategic partnership with Permalite


August 21, 2020
By PrintAction Staff

Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division has formed a strategic partnership with Permalite, Inc., currently the largest inkjet coating manufacturer in the United States. The partnership will enable Fujifilm customers to gain access to a new collection of specialty print media for the Fujifilm J Press 720S and 750S including synthetics such as PVC and Polypropylene, as well as fine art canvases and adhesive-backed vinyls.

“Fujifilm and Permalite share a common mission of collaborating with customers and producing high-quality and specialty printing products with the most advanced technologies on the market,” said Ed Pierce, product marketing manager, Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division.  “Through our partnership, we will bring together the complementary strengths of Fujifilm’s digital press technologies with Permalite’s finest inkjet media, maximizing our offerings to our customers.”

Permalite is known for producing a variety of award-winning films, textiles and papers that set the standard for printable substrates. Through this partnership, Fujifilm customers will be able to select from a variety of finishes along with various substrates. The introduction of Permalite’s synthetic and alternative media range will provide more options to J Press customers.

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“We were immediately impressed by Fujifilm’s latest generation of digital presses with the J Press 750S,” said Chris Cudzilo, VP of sales and marketing at Permalite. “The speed, accuracy and simplicity it showcases is totally focused on the future for printing. When we designed the media portfolio to match both the J Press 720S and 750S needs, we knew it had to be built to match or exceed these qualities for a seamless experience and beautiful results.”