By Wayne Robinson | 24 April 2024

In a brand new strategic partnership, Ball & Doggett will provide Kornit’s vary of DTG print-on-demand digital style and textile manufacturing applied sciences to print companies throughout Australia.

Ball & Doggett to supply Kornit's DTG on-demand print systems: (l-r) Tomer, Kornit Digital, and Rob Brussolo, Ball & Doggett
Ball & Doggett to provide Kornit’s DTG on-demand print techniques: (l-r) Tomer Artzi, Kornit Digital, and Rob Brussolo, Ball & Doggett

Ball & Doggett says the brand new partnership is in response to the “rising demand for environment friendly, high-quality print options”. The corporate is concentrating on each display screen printers and industrial printers with the Kornit options.

Kornit says its digital direct-to-garment print know-how helps create an on-shore print-on-demand marketplace for clothes, enabling print companies to supply speedy turnaround and low volumes to the market.

Ball & Doggett will formally take over from Kissel + Wolf because the unique distributor of Kornit gear on 8 June. Ball & Doggett will provide the machines, the inks, the components, and the servicing. It has already taken on new service engineers in Brisbane, Queensland and Victoria, and has appointed a brand new functions supervisor.

For Kornit, the partnership now provides it entry to nearly all of print companies in Australia, as Ball & Doggett is Australia’s largest provider of printable supplies, working within the industrial, wide-format, labels and packaging markets.

Ball & Doggett says it has strategically aligned with Kornit to supply a complete suite of direct-to-garment and roll-to-roll digital printing and fulfilment providers. It says that by leveraging Kornit Digital’s cutting-edge know-how and Ball & Doggett’s intensive distribution community and experience, this partnership will empower companies to streamline their printing operations, scale back turnaround instances, and unlock new alternatives for development.

Rob Brussolo, basic supervisor for Signal Show & Digital at Ball & Doggett, mentioned, “With a dedication to sustainability and innovation, Kornit Digital’s direct-to-garment options are crafted to help producers and fulfillers in discovering the very best manufacturing calls for of at this time’s consumer-driven market. Making certain that present Kornit Digital customers obtain distinctive service all through this transition stays our high precedence.”

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Tomer Artzi, president and managing director, Kornit Digital Asia Pacific, mentioned, “At present’s announcement is a major milestone for us, and we’re excited to affix forces with trade chief Ball & Doggett – driving innovation and redefining the way forward for on-demand, digital textiles throughout the Australian market.

“By combining our unmatched experience and intensive sources, our objective is to empower companies of all sizes to thrive within the digital age, providing unparalleled flexibility, velocity and high quality of their on-demand printing operations.”

Ball & Doggett goals to transform the nation’s display screen printing garment companies over to Kornit digital know-how, in a lot the identical approach that A3 offset printers of 20 years in the past all moved to digital printing. It’ll additionally provide Kornit DTG to industrial print companies, particularly in packages with eProductivity Software program web-to-print and ERP options.

“Ball & Doggett will allow display screen printing companies to supply a velocity of service, with a low degree of labour and decreased expertise, none of which is feasible with display screen printing. For industrial print companies trying to diversify, Kornit DTG provides an actual development alternative,” Brussolo concluded.