New Division of Mark Andy Announced

ST. LOUIS—July 23, 2013—A new division of Mark Andy called Mark Andy Print Products will meet customers’ needs for printing supplies, consumables and small equipment components. This new division of provides a broad offering of a variety of flexo and offset items including prepress, pressroom and post-press supplies—just about anything a print shop needs to support an efficiently running operation. Merging the acquisitions of flexo-focused Print Products Inc. (December, 2012) and the offset supplies segment of Presstek. (April, 2013) was the primary driver in creating Mark Andy Print Products as a stand-alone business division.

Joe Demharter, leading the new division as vice president of Mark Andy Print Products, commented, “I am excited to help the team expand the flexo and offset consumables and supplies business with Mark Andy. The formation of Mark Andy Print Products as a dedicated business entity is an important step of ensuring our customers and dealers that we are committed to helping them achieve their business objectives and improve their profitability by streamlining the supply chain.”

Although names have changed, customers still have complete access to all the same flexo and offset products, supplies and dedicated sales force. Mark Andy Print Products boasts a 126,000-square-foot primary distribution facility in Des Plains, IL, four regional U.S. shipping logistics centers and one in Canada—all offering extensive inventory and efficient and fast delivery. Mark Andy Print Products is dedicated to extending the values of outstanding customer service and quality products to its growing flexo and offset customer base.

“We couldn’t be happier about joining the Mark Andy family,” said Stuart Gallup, director of sales operations for MarkAndy Print Products. “Their success in the industry is inspiring and we are excited to officially be a part of it. We truly believe that the future is bright for Mark Andy Print Products and look forward to growth and further expansion.”

With over 10,000 products, Mark Andy Print Products is committed to providing a total solution for virtually all printing needs, offering a full line of flexo and offset supplies including mounting tapes, doctor blades, printing plates, prepress materials, film and proofing products, inks, cleaning supplies, parts and more.

About Mark Andy
Mark Andy is the world’s number one manufacturer of narrow and mid-web printing and finishing equipment. The company has a rich history of delivering solutions to increase productivity and profitability for label and packaging markets, supplying leading global brands including Mark Andy printing presses and Rotoflex finishing solutions, as well as a complete line of consumables and press room supplies. All products are supported by the largest customer support team in the industry, dedicated to supporting converters throughout the lifecycle of their equipment and offering a variety of services including spare parts, technical service, retrofits and rebuilds, PM programs, and as superior training through Mark Andy University. Mark Andy is headquartered in St. Louis, MO, with sales and distribution offices worldwide.

Source: Mark Andy.

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