Kornit Digital, a provider of digital textile printing technology, announces the acquisition of Custom Gateway, a technology provider of cloud-based software workflow solutions for on-demand production business models.
“I am very pleased to announce the acquisition of Custom Gateway as we augment our market-leading capabilities with their powerful software, which we’ve evaluated thoroughly, including via several strategic customers we share,” says Ronen Samuel, Kornit Digital CEO.
Custom Gateway’s cloud platform is suitable for both B2B and B2C business models and handles the steps of on-demand production. Supplementing Kornit’s Konnect platform, the platform enables customers to realize the full efficiency, scalability, and profitability benefits of digitization, according to Kornit.
“We’re excited about bringing these two creative cultures together and know from experience that Kornit and Custom Gateway are built upon a common vision,” says Andrew Talbot, Custom Gateway CEO. “Together, we will provide global brands and fulfillers optimal control of their business, ensuring swift, socially responsible fulfillment, and in a profitable model that produces and ships orders in realtime, without excess inventory or labor.”
Custom Gateway has over 300 active customers globally, including brand names such as the U.K.’s largest fashion retailer Next, as well as other leading sports, fashion, and content brands.
“On-demand production is overtaking traditional retail models, and the producers who harness all available data will win the marketplace,” adds Omer Kulka, Kornit Digital CMO. “We’re excited to welcome Custom Gateway to the Kornit family, a development that will ultimately give end consumers the products and experiences they expect.”
On Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 10:30 a.m. ET, Kornit will host a virtual fireside chat to discuss the acquisition and related market opportunity.
For more information on Kornit Digital, visit www.kornit.com.
For more information on Custom Gateway, visit www.custom-gateway.com.