Agfa and HYBRID Software to partner

Agfa have announced that it plans to expand its cooperation with the Global Graphics group beyond RIP technology, as its long-term partner in software development now also includes HYBRID Software.

The OEM partnership with HYBRID Software will provide Agfa’s Offset Solutions division with access to the group’s specialised technological know how and full product portfolio, which focuses on enterprise software for the packaging printing industry.

Andy Grant, Global Head of Software at Agfa, stated: ‘We are pleased to be able to extend our existing relationship with Global Graphics thanks to HYBRID Software’s offering. We see this alliance as a logical next step, and as a way to build upon our existing technologies to develop innovative and customer-oriented solutions for our current as well as future printing industry market segments.’

Guido Van der Schueren, Chairman of Global Graphics PLC, added: ‘We are eager to broaden and intensify our collaboration with Agfa. It will enable us to strengthen and grow the HYBRID Software solutions portfolio and to help optimize the next release of Agfa’s software products.’