ABOUT US

We were wide format printers once. We knew our workflows could improve, and so could our colour management. But when the manufacturer-owned RIPs weren’t delivering the goods, we decided to write the right software ourselves.

As printers ourselves, we know where the problems really are…

PrintFactory is 100% independent and privately owned.

We think for ourselves, and that means we’ll always think the way you do. You wanted software that could turn your team into better printers ~ profile-ninjas ~ and bring you bigger profits from day one? Okay. That’s what we did.

We wrote some time-saving software. PrintFactory is workflow software that handles repetitive tasks using networked apps, smart tools, and XML instructions to speed things up (instead of PDF processing, which slows things down). Our algorithms deliver high-quality consistent colour, anywhere, every time, first time, by device-linking any number of printers across multi-platform networks …and that attention to colour is our speciality.

We wrote PrintFactory’s more advanced features with large, lights-out production and specialist printers in mind. Textiles. Ceramics. That kind of thing. But we also created features and wizards to solve some of the toughest challenges faced by every wide format printer today.

Meet Our Team

ERIK STRIK

CEO
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For many years, Erik Strik worked with the industry’s leading print pioneers, leading the search for colour consistency and practical, fresh approaches to eliminate the everyday problems that arise on the factory floor. If you know Erik then you’ll also know that his enthusiasm for delivering perfect colour, consistently, at any scale and right across a large format workflow – no matter what the environment or how complex – is the driving force behind PrintFactory.

IVAN KHOO

DIRECTOR, ASIA
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Originally from Singapore, now based in Shanghai. Ivan has over 22 years of sales management experience across Asia Pacific including Japan. With his passion for colour management and a strong believer of digitalisation in prints - Ivan joined PrintFactory Asia Pacific in 2015 as the Managing Director making waves in China and the industry. His extensive market knowledge was built on from his earlier career in advertising, sales development, marketing programs and providing training in colour solutions. Ivan is known for his exuberant energy and leadership qualities.

SIMON LANDAU

DIRECTOR GLOBAL STRATEGIC PARTNERS
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Simon has worked in large format, digital and offset printing for almost 30 years. He’s our high-end colour guru, a specialist in all things technical. It would be fair to say that he has a huge wealth of knowledge and practical experience in setting up advanced colour managed and streamlined production workflows, now primarily in digital wide format and industrial markets. Simon makes it his mission to evidence the tangible benefits of automated, colour managed technologies for Large Format printing companies, stuck in a traditional and wasteful workflow rut, to maximise their profitability.

TOBY BURNETT

DIRECTOR EMEA & AMERICAS
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Toby has been working in software sales and printing business management for over 20 years. With his hands-on print and proofing experience, he works closely with dealers to ensure their customers get optimum results. Toby is responsible for supporting our entire dealer network in EMEA and the Americas.

MIRKO VRIELINK

WORKFLOW CONSULTANT
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Mirko is a hands-on technical expert, ensuring our customers get maximum benefits from PrintFactory’s automated production processes. His expertise covers all kinds of client environments, ensuring best practice for large format printing workflows is shared worldwide.

ANGEL JIMÉNEZ GIL

SALES MANAGER, IBERIA
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Angel has over 25 years’ experience in the graphic print industry. Starting in 1995 installing and supporting JetStream RIP’s  in UNIX systems from MGI, Minnesota, all his knowledge was dedicated to providing high quality and colour consistency to customers. For the last 5 years he has supported the PrintFactory software as the preferred solution for the company he was managing.  Angel responds to customers and works with PrintFactory dealers throughout Spain and Portugal.

KEVIN CHUANG WEN-KAI

TECHNICAL MANAGER APJ
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Kevin brings his expertise to PrintFactory in the role of regional technical manager. As a keen problem-solver, our customers in the region benefit from Kevin’s insights about unique, day-to-day challenges in LFP and his excellent, practical solutions to get the best from PrintFactory.

FLORIAN SOMMERMANN

TECHNICAL PRESALES, DACH MARKET
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Florian has more than 10 years of experience in the graphic printing industry. He knows all the requirements of printing companies and has extensive experience with workflow software and colour management, especially in LFP and industrial printing applications.

GIOVANNI GIGLIOLI

HEAD OF SALES ITALY
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Giovanni has over 25 years technical and commercial expertise in digital, conventional and screen printing. He is dedicated to colour, from photographic capture, through vision to printing.

Gio is responsible for providing innovative solutions to improve and speed up production processes for PrintFactory customers across Italy

KRISTEL MONCAREY

SUPPORT AND QA MANAGER
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Kristel has worked in the industry for over 15 years, seven of which have been hands-on in production. Understanding the technical challenges of large format print, she’s always on hand to help our customers improve their pre-press and production efficiency.

ADAM CHAMBERLAIN

PRESALES AND SUPPORT
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Adam’s experience with day-to-day large format print challenges and end-client requirements helps him deliver a top-notch service to our customers. His technical know-how ensures our dealer network and their customers get optimum results.

ANDY FINDLAY

PRESALES AND SUPPORT
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With over 15 years in the industry, Andy offers his colour expertise and technical know-how in both pre-sales and support for our customers. His wide range of colour management applications, profiling and print knowledge ensures customers and dealers get the most from PrintFactory installations.

ANGELA VAN DEN AKKER

BACK OFFICE & LEGAL
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Angela plays a central role, supporting our management teams and organizing our PrintFactory attendance at events and exhibitions throughout the year. Angela keeps an eye on everything, ensuring our teams are always available for customer support, worldwide.

DEBRA ROUSSOUW

MARKETING
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Debra supports our teams and dealers by helping to communicate the value of PrintFactory to our customers – making it easier to get the most from our connected suite of workflow software tools.

SEAN ABBOOD

UX Design Specialist
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Over the years Sean has worked with a diverse range of clients & team members, from start-ups to corporate companies across South Africa & The Netherlands.
He love's to learn about our Industry and is passionate about improving the customer experience. Sean is a family man with a passion for cycling and he has some guitar & singing skills too.

The Right Kind of Support

You’ll like PrintFactory.

We do the hard work for you, no problem.

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