Sentec partners with sustainable fibre-board manufacturer Xanita

April 18, 2019

Sentec International, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of specialist media for the digital printing industry made the agreement with Xanita for having the exclusive continental European distribution rights. This is the most recent addition to Sentec’s fast expanding brand portfolio of innovative solutions for digital printing and design.

Xanita Board is a sustainable engineered fibre-board. Manufactured with the use of fibres recovered from recycled paper products such as cardboard boxes. Xanita Board is VOC free, 100% re-pulpable, 75% lighter than MDF and significantly stronger than visually similar honeycomb boards. The boards core is made from 100% post-consumer kraft and sugar cane waste and is fully re-cyclable and re-pulpable alongside with normal paper waste. It is designed to work with all well-known digital flatbed printers, hybrid printers and CNC cutters.

The addition of the Xanita fibre boards range strengthens the position of Sentec International as a supplier of sustainable materials as an alternative for single-use plastic based materials. Xanita fibre boards fulfils the growing demand for sustainable and robust rigid boards. A fast growing segment in our industry.

Besides the environmental aspects Xanita Board is a practical, durable and functional and stronger alternative for the traditional honeycomb boards and MDF. Xanita board strikes the perfect balance between premium quality and eco friendliness.

Guus Richter, Managing Director of Sentec International comments: “The addition of the Xanita brand to our portfolio of other sustainable products such as Neenah, is a new and exciting opportunity for us to help our customers to get away from plastic based materials at this turning point in the industry towards the use of sustainable products.“

Important Value Add Services of Xanita

In addition to Xanita’s premium product offering, the company offers several value add services that help printers get up and running with Xanita board quickly and efficiently. These value add services include:

  • The Xanita Training Academy- A free online training resource which provides the foundation of how to work with Xanita board.
  • The CNC cut-file store- An e-commerce store with an extensive library of popular designs to help get printers up and running quickly and easily. Printers are also entitled to request a maximum of five free cut-files from the store once they have purchased a pallet of Xanita board or more.
  • Xanita design support- For printers that do not have industrial or packaging design capabilities, Xanita provides comprehensive design assistance for a nominal fee.

At FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 in Munich, Sentec will show the Xanita products in Hall B6 – Stand A11. Sentec will be on hand to answer any questions about these innovative, sustainable new products.

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