Kodak and Southern Lithoplate have a new alliance under which Southern Lithoplate will become a key supplier of Kodak solutions.

The arrangement will leverage North Carolina-based Southern Lithoplate’s strong customer relationships and expertise within the newspaper sector and Kodak’s world-class products and technology, says a press release on the alliance.

The partnership will provide Kodak solutions to a larger population of printers, says the release.

“This is a union of two great American owned companies, dedicated to providing our customers the best solutions on the market today,” said Edward A. “Trip” Casson, chairman and CEO, Southern Lithoplate.