Inca Digital Printers Ltd. . Nigel R. Puttergill. Inca Digital Printers – the beginning. Founded May 2000, by Bill Baxter (CEO) and six colleagues Purpose – to develop, build and sell industrial / commercial UV inkjet printers Spin-off from Cambridge Consultants (one of many).
Nigel R. Puttergill
Cambridge Consultants Ltd (CCL)
39%Venture Capital Funded
At launch (May 2000) Inca was valued at £6M
A second round raised £2M leaving:
Advent Venture Partners 36%
Small financial investor 3%
Cambridge Consultants 14%
Inca grew quickly and is cash neutral
Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade - 2005
Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation - 2005
Dainippon Screen acquires Inca Digital Printers
Acquisition links innovative wide format digital inkjet specialist with world’s leading manufacturer of equipment for the digital prepress, printing, semiconductor and flat panel display industries.
2nd June 2005 : TodayDainippon Screen Mfg. Co., Ltd (Kyoto, Japan) announces that it has acquired Inca Digital Printers, the specialist wide-format digital inkjet printer manufacturer, in an agreement totaling UK pounds
products perfectly. Significantly, Inca’s expertise gives us access to important new markets in industrial printing and packaging. By combining Inca’s expertise in wide format inkjet printing, with Screen’s considerable experience in the media technology, semi-conductor and flat-panel display industries we can further strengthen and grow Inca and Dainippon Screen’s businesses, while working together to develop new applications across multiple sectors in the future.”The Exit