FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announced a strategic partnership with Permalite, Inc., the largest inkjet coating manufacturer in the United States today based out of Austin, Texas. The partnership will enable Fujifilm customers to obtain access to a new collection of specialty print media for the Fujifilm J Press 720S and 750S including synthetics such as PVC and Polypropylene, two of the most commonly used synthetic media, as well as fine art canvases and adhesive-backed vinyls. 

“Fujifilm and Permalite share a common mission of collaborating with customers and producing high-quality and specialty printing products with the most advanced technologies on the market,” said Ed Pierce, product marketing manager, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division. “Through our partnership, we will bring together the complementary strengths of Fujifilm’s digital press technologies with Permalite’s finest inkjet media, maximizing our offerings to our customers.” 

With more than 50 million sq. ft. of annual coating capacity, Permalite is known for producing a broad range of award-winning films, textiles and papers that set the global standard for printable substrate excellence. Through the strategic partnership, Fujifilm customers will be able to select from a variety of finishes along with various substrates. The introduction of the new Permalite synthetic and alternative media range will provide additional value to the ever expanding J Press customer installation base. 

“We were immediately impressed by Fujifilm’s latest generation of digital presses with the J Press 750S,” said Chris Cudzilo, VP of sales and marketing, Permalite. “The speed, accuracy and simplicity it showcases is totally focused on the future for printing. When we designed the media portfolio to match both the J Press 720S and 750S needs, we knew it had to be built to match or exceed these qualities for a seamless experience and beautiful results.” 


For additional information on FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, go to www.fujifilm.com/us/en/about/region/affiliates/graphic-systems. 

For additional information on Permalite, Inc, go to www.permalite.com. 

About Fujifilm FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation, consists of five operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; one-time-use cameras; and the popular INSTAX™ line of instant cameras and accessories. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, lenses, and content creation solutions, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, closed circuit television, videography and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars and other optical imaging solutions. The Industrial and Corporate New Business Development Division delivers new products derived from Fujifilm technologies. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. sells and markets a range of FUJIFILM products and services in Canada. For more information, please visit www.fujifilm.com/us/en, go to www.twitter.com/fujifilmus to follow Fujifilm on Twitter, or go to www.facebook.com/FujifilmNorthAmerica to Like Fujifilm on Facebook. 

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings cutting edge solutions to a broad range of global industries by leveraging its depth of knowledge and fundamental technologies developed in its relentless pursuit of innovation. Its proprietary core technologies contribute to the various fields including healthcare, graphic systems, highly functional materials, optical devices, digital imaging and document products. These products and services are based on its extensive portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and imaging technologies. For the year ended March 31, 2020, the company had global revenues of $21 billion, at an exchange rate of 109 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to responsible environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. 

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