Città di Castello, Italy 26th August 2015 — CMC S.r.l. a global leading technology provider for the Direct Mail, Transactional and Fulfillment industry and XPROMA a trusted German company offering machinery and service for the document finishing industry, today have announced a strategic partnership to combine strengths to serve the international markets. The agreement and the entry of XPROMA as an essential shareholder in CMC is the first step of an overall initiative and short-term program to bring the two companies together.

Customers will immediately benefit from the synergy and the combined resources of CMC creativity and flexibility in designing best of breed innovative solutions and XPROMA accuracy and commitment in offering project management and timely service support. The new journey of the two companies will be inspired by the motto “Italian design and creativity marries the German award-winning efficiency”.

“We have always looked for ways to expand our international presence and make our company stronger ”says Francesco Ponti, CMC S.r.l. CEO “ The wealth of experience and respected presence of XPROMA in the transactional arena will allow us to focus on our continuous commitment to become pioneers of new technology solutions while guaranteeing the highest level of operating efficiency.”

“We are very excited about our new relationship with CMC. We have distributed their products for five years and know the competitive advantage of their systems. The new CMC Cartonwrap box on demand solution provides the opportunity to penetrate the growing market of e-commerce fulfillment and we are ready to expand our service and product array” comments Ralf Kolsen – XPROMA founder and CEO.

The strategic alliance will set a new organization structure with Francesco Ponti continuing the role of Company CEO , Ralf Kolsen will assume the position of Chief Operating Officer, Lorenzo Ponti as Technical Director and Giuseppe Ponti, Founder and soul of the company, as President and Strategic Development Director.

About CMC

CMC Srl has served the global mailing, graphic arts and packaging markets since 1980 and has built a reputation for developing innovative solutions. This penchant to quickly understand customer needs and to respond with creative design engineering has won CMC much acclaim from its customers around the world. For more information on their full product line visit CMC on the web at www.cmcmachinery.com. CMC offers inserting, paper and film wrapping and packaging solutions through its network of distributors, dealers, and system integrators worldwide.

About XPROMA

XPROMA GmbH was founded in early 2011 by Mr. Ralf Kolsen. The company www.xproma.com is responsible for the development of a National and International Sales and Service organization.  This includes a complete array of products for the packaging industry, transactional mailing, personalization, postal sorting and postal services which can satisfy the customers’ requirements with cost-effective solutions.