About us

Agfa Graphics is a leading supplier to the printing industry, offering innovative and integrated solutions:

Our Offering

Agfa Graphics is a leading supplier to the printing industry, offering innovative and reliable solutions:

  • Commercial, newspaper and packaging printers around the globe count on us for the most extensive range of integrated solutions, from computer-to-plate systems with digital offset plates over color management and workflow optimization software to pressroom chemicals. Our sustainable innovations offer printing companies benefits in terms of ecology, economy, and extra convenience—or ECO³.
  • We supply sign & display printing companies with a range of highly productive and versatile wide-format inkjet printers and dedicated inks, in addition to workflow software, cutting machines and inkjet media.
  • Agfa Graphics develops high-performance inkjet inks & fluids for various industrial inkjet printing systems and applications, enabling industrial manufacturers to integrate print into their existing production processes.

Company Structure

The main policy-making body of Agfa Graphics is the Graphics Management Committee. It consists of the President and the Vice-Presidents of the different departments/regions.

With regard to its sales activities, Agfa Graphics is organized according to the regions: Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific and the Emerging Markets (Brazil, Russia, Africa…), with over forty local subsidiaries. In countries where Agfa Graphics does not have its own sales organization, the market is served by a network of agents and representatives. In China, Agfa Graphics and the Gao Deng Group set up the Agfa Graphics Asia joint-venture to combine their activities in Greater China and the ASEAN region.

Agfa Graphics has state-of-the-art printing plate manufacturing sites over the entire world, close to its customers. In addition, we have a number of sites responsible for the R&D and manufacturing of wide-format printers, as well as several dedicated sites for software development.

Quick Facts & Figures about Agfa Graphics

  • More than 150 years of imaging expertise
  • Agfa's largest business unit with approximately 3,600 talented employees
  • Worldwide presence:
    • Sales organizations in over forty countries and representations in more than hundred countries
    • Research centers in Belgium, the USA and Canada, Israel and Russia
    • Dedicated manufacturing facilities on four continents
    • State-of-the-art demo centers with extensive benchmarking services
  • Leading prepress solutions provider:
    • One third of all digital printing plates in the world is an Agfa Graphics plate.
    • Over 8,000 printers use our prepress workflow software. We are the co-founder of the PDF/JDF industry standard.
    • One in two newspapers in the world is produced with our technology.
    • We are the no. 1 provider of graphic film in the world.
    • The majority of the world’s value papers is designed with our security software.
  • Among the top three providers of UV inkjet technology:
    • One out of six UV wide-format prints is printed with our extremely vivid inks.
    • With an installed base of over 3,000 sign and display systems, we serve every segment of the UV wide-format market worldwide.
    • Agfa inks have the widest color gamut with the lowest ink consumption on the market, and they deliver perfect batch-to-batch consistency.
  • One of the most comprehensive support organizations in the industry, with an unmatched range of total system expertise–on site and remote

Our Vision & Mission

Our Vision & Mission

Despite the technology changes that we are confronted with, the Power of Print remains unequalled. Print is here to stay and will have even more applications in the future.

Manufacturing Sites

Manufacturing Sites

Agfa Graphics has state-of-the-art printing plate and wide-format printing engines manufacturing sites over the entire world, close to its customers.

History

History

On the 28th of May 1868, Lieven Gevaert is born. He will build the Gevaert Company from scratch to a company of world fame.

Sustainability

Sustainability

Better products and better practices for a more sustainable printing industry and a better world.

Greenworks

Greenworks

"GreenWorks™, an Agfa Graphics initiative, accredits customers in the graphic communications industry in North America, who achieve greener outcomes through technology, products, services and practices."

Agfa Graphics 2018 VIP Calendar Embodies Print

Agfa Graphics 2018 VIP Calendar Embodies Print

True to tradition, Agfa Graphics created a state-of-the-art printed calendar for its VIP customers. The 2018 calendar hinges around our tagline ‘We Embody Print’ and combines versatile design with a sensory experience and supreme print quality.

Jobs at Agfa Graphics

Jobs at Agfa Graphics

Do you want to enrich your professional life and to use your creativity and experience for new challenges in a growing company with clear ambitions?

Internships

Internships

Through its Discovery program Agfa Graphics welcomes young talents from Europe and the world interested in an international internship.

Articles about Agfa Graphics

  • Sandy Alexander is First to Purchase Jeti Tauro H3300 LED Inkjet System in U.S.
    18 October 2018

    Sandy Alexander is First to Purchase Jeti Tauro H3300 LED Inkjet System in U.S.

    Sandy Alexander, one of the nation’s largest privately owned graphic communications companies, has become the first in the United States to purchase Agfa Graphics’ Jeti Tauro H3300 LED printing system. The Jeti Tauro H3300 LED is making its North America debut in Agfa Graphics’ booths (#1460 and #1561) at SGIA 2018 in Las Vegas.

  • Chroma Printing House increases efficiency with Agfa Graphics’ ECO³ solutions
    17 October 2018

    Chroma Printing House increases efficiency with Agfa Graphics’ ECO³ solutions

    Chroma Printing House (Żary, Poland) has become the latest user of Agfa Graphics’ ECO³ solutions that make printing operations more economical, ecological and extra convenient. It invested in a system consisting of an Avalon platesetter, Arkana smart processor and Energy Elite Eco thermal printing plates, in addition to PressTune software that controls and stabilizes the printing process.

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