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Apex appoints Carl Brock as Global Application Specialist

Apex International is the leading manufacturer of anilox and metering roll solutions in the world and exclusive distributor of the Bellissima DMS Screening. With 5 production facilities on 4 continents, a strong portfolio of clients in over 80 countries and a high-performance continuous improvement culture, Apex’s value proposition is founded on developing solutions to satisfy the complex print challenges our customers face every day. Apex products are used in the Flexographic printing industry as well as the Offset, Industrial Coating and the Corrugated industry. As of June 5th, Carl Brock has been appointed as the Global Application Specialist for Bellissima screening, label and narrow web in the UK.

Carl has over 20 years’ experience working within the pre-media graphics, packaging and flexographic industry. Over that time he has attained a rich, varied and diverse skill set, covering all aspects of graphic services in the packaging industry; senior client management, brand artwork implementation, reprographics, colour management and print technical support across all major print processes.

In his previous roles, Carl has worked at a Senior level with both large print groups developing relationships & interfacing with UK private label retailers, to build out businesses that showed excellent performance and a unique model in the in the provision of Graphic Services into the FMCG packaging sector. The focus on service, quality, consistency, innovation & cost is becoming even more vital as retailers and brands compete to bring products to market faster in order to drive loyalty and increase sales. Carl will bring this knowledge to the Apex team to help deliver the Apex product offering to this market.

Carl Brock (Director of PE1 Graphics) states: “Apex anilox products are approved and deployed by all leading machine manufacturers in the Flexo, Offset and Coating industry. Apex is always at the forefront of new innovations in the Flexo Printing industry. Amongst these are: Bellissima DMS, the ultimate in flexographic screening, which delivers a previously unobtainable level of image reproduction for Flexo. I’m very happy to be able to sell and support these products in the U.K. and to be working with Apex in the role of Global Application Specialist for this Bellissima DMS technology.”

Joris Cabri, VP sales Europe & Africa, comment: “The cooperation with Carl Brock is an important one to Apex. Carl and Apex share the same values when it comes to customer service and providing high quality products. The technical skills of Carl make a difference when it comes to offering a total package of products, service, support and advice.”

Apex is very pleased with the appointment of Carl for the UK market. From his broad experience, he is eminently someone who can play a decisive role in the many developments that are taking place in the world of the printing industry.