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Stork Cellramic Announces Distributor Partnership With Williamson Printing Materials of Canada

The Canadian distributor of Flexographic materials and equipment has signed a contract with the Milwaukee high-tech coatings company to distribute anilox rolls.

Stork Cellramic of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is pleased to announce an agreement with Williamson Printing Materials, Ltd. to distribute Stork anilox rolls to the Canadian printing market.

Stork Cellramic is a leading manufacturer of anilox rolls, ink fountain rolls and water rolls for printing and paper industries. Stork Cellramic experts also provide anilox roll engravings designed to perform in challenging metering situations such as UV Flexo, fine process and heavy adhesive applications for both narrow web and wide web sizes.

Williamson is a supplier of raised-image printing products and a full-service distributor of Flexographic materials and equipment. The firm, which has served Canada since 1952, is based in Grimsby, Ontario, with branches in Montreal, Vancouver and Winnipeg. 

New partners and new markets
Daniel Ruiter, Stork Cellramic General Manager said, "We're delighted to work with Williamson, which has an excellent reputation in the Canadian printing community. We look forward to a long and beneficial relationship with this great company and their staff, as well as with our many friends and customers in Canada."

Ross McCallum, President of Williamson Printing Materials, Ltd., said, "The management and staff of Williamson are very pleased to partner with Stork Cellramic. The addition of the Stork Cellramic offering to the Canadian Flexo market is in keeping with our commitment to offer 'The Best in Flexo.'"

Tim Justice, National Sales Manager for Stork Cellramic, said, "We are already getting very good feedback from the market; our customers are very positive about this partnership. They recognize the added service that this will bring."

About Stork and Stork Cellramic
Stork Cellramic is a leading manufacturer of anilox rolls. Stork anilox rolls use HQP Fiber Optic Engraving, a laser engraving technology that permits the production of high line screen/high volume engravings with smooth, glass-like cell linings. These engravings are custom-tailored to perform in challenging metering situations, including UV Flexo, fine process and heavy adhesive applications.

Stork Cellramic also provides the printing industries with professional resurfacing of worn anilox, idler and water rolls, as a high-tech company specializing in the application and finishing of high performance coatings. Utilizing robotics, plasma spray, wire arc, and HVOF processes, we apply advanced thermal spray coatings to machine components for printing and other industries. Our coatings are engineered to improve equipment performance, and the quality of our coatings is confirmed by our in-house metallographic analysis laboratory. Stork Cellramic is a member of the Stork Materials Technology group. Visit the Stork Cellramic website at www.storkcellramic.com .

Stork Materials Technology is a network of independent, accredited laboratories providing testing solutions to industry throughout the U.S. and Europe. Stork engineers, scientists, failure analysts, and product development and qualification experts support businesses with materials selection and engineering, materials testing, performance testing, failure analysis and consulting, nondestructive testing and inspection, calibration, construction materials testing and engineering, polymer and advanced materials testing, dimensional inspection, surface treatment, product qualification and development, and more. For more information, please visit the Stork Materials Technology website at www.storksmt.com .