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Pamarco Technologies Acquired by J.P. Kotts & Company

Press release from the issuing company

Pamarco Technologies, Inc., Roselle, NJ, whose subsidiaries include Pamarco Global Graphics, Accel Graphic Systems, Inc., Chicago Manifold Products, Inc., and Diamond Holding Corporation, was recently acquired by the private equity firm of J.P. Kotts & Company from Bradford Investments. Pamarco Technologies, Inc., founded in 1994 with the initial purchase of Pamarco Incorporated, built an exceptional organization of Graphic Arts manufacturing companies through acquisitions. The various companies serve the three major processes of the printing industry: offset, flexography and gravure. Pamarco Global Graphics is the world's leading manufacturer of laser engraved ceramic and chrome anilox rolls. Other products include embossing rolls and machinery, repro , gravure cylinders and photopolymer printing plates. The Solutions Division showcases a comprehensive range of products including CARE cleaners, Rotec sleeve systems, tapes, proofers and CellBase, Pamarco's unique anilox volume measuring system. Accel Graphic Systems, Inc., headquartered in Dallas, TX, manufactures the GATF Award winning Tempest Hot Air Drying System, the Crestline, AccuFlow and Altra Series Continuous Dampeners, the PowderPro Spraying System, and the Sentinel Ink Management System. In addition, Accel distributes PrintWorks quality pressroom chemistry and supplies. Chicago Manifold Products, Inc., Wheeling, IL, produces high quality rubber rollers for various OEMs and is well-known for the Syn-Tac brand of replacement rollers, as well as pressroom consumables. Diamond Holding Corporation, Marietta, GA, specializes in the manufacture and supply of printing rollers, proprietary elastomer formulations, and a line of low VOC roller washes. The existing management team, led by C.E.O. Terry Ford, will continue to operate the Pamarco Technologies group of companies. According to Ford, this purchase will pave the way for further expansion through the development of new products and the acquisition of other companies as well as greater utilization of the existing synergies of the group.

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