Ariva Enters Strategic Partnership with Masterpiece Graphix

Sept. 28, 2012 - Ariva said that it has entered a strategic partnership with Masterpiece Graphix (MGX) of St. Louis, Missouri, securing exclusive distribution of select MGX digital media products and services within Ariva® market areas in the U.S. and Canada.

MGX is a leader in the development and manufacture of highly innovative materials and coatings for a wide range of digital printing applications. The only HP Indigo Authorized Treatment Center in North America, MGX has developed hundreds of specialized digital roll and sheet substrates for the HP Indigo, high-heat toner and inkjet platforms.

The partnership offers Ariva customers exclusive access to some of MGX’s most exciting, high-performance print-ready substrates, including select items from the company’s Masterpiece Revolution and Masterpiece Premium lines. In addition, customers will have access to custom coating solutions for a wide range of materials, furthering expanding the possibilities for digital printing creativity and profitability.

The specialized MGX solutions offered through this partnership open the door to a multitude of exciting and profitable, new digital printing applications — from vinyl wall graphics and self-adhering window graphics to durable outdoor and point-of-purchase signage. Products feature certified compatibility with leading digital printing platforms and next-day delivery from 23 Ariva locations in the U.S. and Canada.

Ariva, a business of Domtar Corporation, is a leading provider of high-quality paper, packaging, and graphics supplies in North America. The company offers sustainable paper solutions, with FSC, SFI and PEFC Chain of Custody Certification.