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4/13/2016 | News

SUN Automation Group® and Asahi Machinery, Ltd.

Ink Technology and Marketing Agreement

--Partnership further develops SUN’s solutions portfolio and strengthens Asahi brand in the U.S.--

SPARKS, Maryland(April 13, 2016) SUN Automation Group®, a leading global provider of innovative equipment to the corrugated industry, is pleased to announce its partnership with Japanese company Asahi Machinery, Ltd.  As part of the agreement, SUN will market Asahi’s platen die cutters and provide parts and service for existing machinery, further developing its solutions portfolio and growing the Asahi brand in North and South America.

“Customer responsiveness and solutions provider is what separates SUN from its competitors,” Mr. Takahashi, President of Asahi Machinery said. “We are honored, not just for the opportunity to integrate our die-cutting technology into their current offerings, but to offer SUN’s customer centric solutions and service to our customers.”

Asahi broke into the die-cutting market with the introduction of its CARTONMASTER in 1970. Since then the company has sold nearly 1,500 excellent high-speed automatic platen die cutting machines. The machines are known for their high accuracy and great durability in carton making applications. Further, Asahi’s gripper and spike type die cutting machines currently rank #1 in market shares in Japan.

“SUN is dedicated to continue our path of offering our customers quality and reliable solutions to meet their needs,” Mr. Ron Diedeman, President for SUN, said. “Uniting Asahi’s platen die cutters and SUN’s parts and services will generate high value to our portfolio and give our customers another innovative solution for more efficient and higher productivity operations.”

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