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Quad/Tech and PressTech Controls Join Forces

Tuesday, December 03, 2002

Press release from the issuing company

Sussex, Wisconsin – Quad/Tech, Inc., based in Sussex, Wisconsin, USA has purchased PressTech Controls Ltd., based in Hemel Hempstead, England. Both companies are known worldwide for their register controls systems, and have a rich history of innovation and serving international markets. "The synergy between the two companies’ product lines, international sales and service networks, and global reach make this an acquisition that will strengthen Quad/Tech’s presence throughout the world", said Karl Fritchen, Quad/Tech President. "We look forward to offering a greater range of solutions to printers, to being more involved in the packaging and gravure markets, and to continuing our role as the premier supplier of automated control systems," he said. PressTech has been in business for more than 50 years and is known for its register control systems and other auxiliary controls for web viewing and automatic flaw detection, static assist, cut-off control, ink and solvent supply management, and viscosity control. All of their controls are designed to boost quality and reduce waste. PressTech has dedicated sales and service operations in France, Germany, Italy, India and the USA, plus additional representation through technical support offices in 24 other countries. Quad/Tech is based in Sussex, Wisconsin, USA. It has sales and service operations in China, Europe, Japan and Singapore and is represented worldwide by a network of agents.




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