Bolingbrook, IL, August 2001—IST Metz, the parent company of IST America, has announced the expansion of its operation in the UK. According to Joachim Jung, IST Metz and IST America president and CEO, "The new 400 square meter facility in Skipton, North Yorkshire, ensures that the more than 360 IST installations in the United Kingdom can be confident of ready support and a larger stock of parts."
In discussing the new facility, Andrew Stott, IST America vice president of sales and marketing, commented: "The new IST facility in the United Kingdom is part of the IST Metz worldwide commitment to customers. In today’s global economy, printers and converters—many of whom have wholly owned subsidiaries overseas, or have partnerships with counterparts around the world—prefer to purchase equipment which is compatible and fully supported anywhere. As the world’s largest supplier of ultraviolet curing and drying equipment, IST offers complete product support regardless of location. Our North American customers benefit from our commitment to excellence worldwide."
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