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Sponsor Members are leading international companies that guide and fund Print Process CHAMPIONS activities. Each plays a role in the production chain and the combination of their expertise provides a base reference to best practice and facilitates transfer knowledge, helping improve the overall performance of printers and their customers.

Böttcher GmbH & Co. KG is the world’s number one manufacturer of rubber covered rollers for the printing industry where it is the leading technology partner and system supplier. Its products for printing applications includes washes, cleaning pastes, dampening solution additives and blankets. A global presence in over 80 countries, with 17 production and 30 sales and service units.

Kodak (Graphics Communications Group) provides commercial printers, packaging printers, publishers, data printers, and enterprises with one of the broadest portfolios of technologies, products, and services in the graphic communications and document capture industries.

Manroland web systems is a leading manufacturer of web offset printing systems for solutions in commercial web, newspaper and digital printing, as well as providing ancillary printing equipment and pressroom products.

MĂĽller Martini is a globally active Swiss-based group of companies that are leaders in the development and manufacture of print finishing systems — saddle stitching, inserters, trimmers, soft and hard cover book binders, postpress and networking for digital presses — and web offset printing presses for direct mail, label and packaging.

Procemex has been providing leading-edge image processing innovations for troubleshooting paper related processes since 1990. Their camera based web monitoring and inspection systems are used on over 200 web presses worldwide to help solve runability and efficiency problems relating to paper, printing process and machinery.

QuadTech is the leading innovator of advanced colour and inspection technology for the printing industry. Founded in 1979, QuadTech is a subsidiary of Quad/Graphics and is based in Wisconsin, USA.

SCA (Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget) is a global hygiene and paper company that develops and produces personal care products, tissue, packaging solutions, publication papers and solid wood products. SCA has a range of high-grade, customised publication papers for newspapers, supplements, magazines, catalogues and commercial printing.

Trelleborg Printing Solutions is an operating unit within Trelleborg Coated Systems, part of the Trelleborg Group. It has over 50 years experience in the printing industry combined with innovative technology, patented processes and total quality management. Vulcan®, Rollin®, Printec® and Axcyl are leading international brands for offset printing blankets in publication, commercial, business forms, metal decorating and packaging markets, plus blankets for special printing machines.

Laakirchen Papier AG has been the quality leader among SC paper producers for decades. It produces a high gloss SC publication paper for magazines, catalogues and printed advertising. The modern manufacturing plant produces 550 000 tons on two paper machines. Environmental pollution is minimised at all levels of production by consistent ecological measures, pioneering technology and the personal commitment of every employee.