Kongsberg announces new distribution partnership with Turkey’s Lidya Group

Kongsberg announces new distribution partnership with Turkey’s Lidya Group

Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (Kongsberg PCS) has today announced that Lidya Group, Turkey’s leading supplier to the digital printing industry, has become an authorized distributor of its market-leading digital finishing solutions in the country.

With locations across Turkey – including Istanbul, Izmit, Izmir, Antalya and Konya – Lidya Group will now make the complete range of Kongsberg digital finishing solutions, available to its customers.

“Lidya Group operates from centers throughout Turkey, and this new distribution partnership enables our two companies to work together to offer an unprecedented level of sales and service in the region,” said Judd Perring, Kongsberg PCS Territory Sales Manager for Turkey. “A Kongsberg cutting table will soon feature in the Demo Room at the group’s Istanbul facility, enabling packaging, sign and display manufacturers from across Turkey to witness the impressive equipment in action.

“We look forward to working with Lidya Group to ensure that Kongsberg digital finishing solutions can now be accessed by more customers than ever before,” he said.

Welcoming the new partnership agreement, Lidya Group Chairman Bekir Öz said: “We are very happy and proud to be the authorized distributor in Turkey for Kongsberg PCS, which is the world market leader in digital cutting solutions.

“We are delighted to now include the Kongsberg range of innovative and advanced tools in our product listings, as they complement the Efi, Epson and Sutec digital printing machines that we already offer,” he said. “Every company that buys an industrial digital printing machine really needs an industrial cutter, but until today we have not been able to offer a solution to meet those needs. Now, we can offer the very best.

“The addition of Kongsberg solutions to our product listing will further strengthen our position and effectiveness in the industrial printing market,” he said. “Adding cutting edge Kongsberg digital finishing technology to our knowledge, experience, operational resources and the financial strength that we have built over more than 20 years, will help us as maintain our position as the leading group that offers end-to-end digital printing solutions in our territory, and in the world.”

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About Kongsberg PCS

Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (‘Kongsberg PCS’) delivers the most robust and reliable digital cutting solutions to packaging, signage and display markets worldwide.

By fusing technology and creativity, Kongsberg PCS drives innovation. It enables customers to produce faster, safer, and more efficiently,  without limiting imagination.

The research and development facility is still located in Kongsberg, Norway, where the company was founded in 1965. The production site is in Brno, Czech Republic. The global head office and customer experience center are in Ghent, Belgium, with a North American head office in Ohio, USA.

Since 2021, Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems is owned by OpenGate Capital – a private equity firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with a European office in Paris and investments on five continents.

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About Lidya Group

Lidya Bilişim was founded in Istanbul in 2001 and became a Xerox dealer in same years. In 2012, it became the one distributor of the Epson brand in Turkey. In 2015, it became the one distributor of the EFI brand in Turkey.  With the demands of the promotion sector of the market and taking into account the needs of copy shops, in the last quarter of 2019, Sutec, which is its own brand, launched its digital printing machines to the market. Today, Lidya Group offers direct sales and service to 23 provinces from its 5 regional offices, while providing services to the provinces outside of 23 provinces through its 17 dealers. Lidya Group, which is in its 20th year, is among the few companies in Europe with its knowledge, experience, organizational structure and financial strength.