Mark Andy Inc.
Address: Chesterfield Airport Road, 18081
City: St. Louis. MO
- Combination press
- Hot foil stamping
Address: Chesterfield Airport Road, 18081
City: St. Louis. MO
Colorado Etiquettes, the Rouen based family business that has been supplying the French label industry since 1973, has installed the first Mark Andy Evolution flexo press in Europe.
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From relatively humble beginnings in 1945, Drorys Packlist has grown to become one of Italy’s premier label converters, and under the current ownership and management of the Bròcani family is well placed to develop and enhance its reputation for innovation and environmental care in the packaging market.
Award-winning Atlantis-Pak, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of sausage casings, has installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P7 flexo press in its label printing department in Rostov-on-Don in southern Russia. The new Mark Andy, which joins three European manufactured presses, already accounts for 40% of total label production at the plant.
One of the young and most dynamic narrow web converters in the Benelux, Flexprinter, has chosen to grow its business with a Mark Andy P7E at its modern production facility in Nazareth, Belgium. This start-up operation, which is the brainchild of owner and Managing Director Michaёl Thorrez, has chosen to focus on the roll-to-roll production of labels, pouches, sachets, shrink sleeves, and flow packs, as well as other flexible packaging.
Moscow based label converter Firma Sigma has installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P4 at its production facility in the Russian capital. It is the first P4 to be installed in the country and will complement Sigma’s existing four Mark Andy 2200 presses with its compatible tooling.
Mehner & Rust Etiketten GmbH (MRE), based in Lichtentanne, a small town between Plauen and Zwickau in Saxony, can trace its roots back to the period immediately after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.
Adding digital technology to its certified pre-owned flexo presses
Leading UK converter of high-quality labels and shrink sleeves, Berkshire Labels, has installed the first 17” (430mm) Mark Andy Performance Series P9E at its manufacturing facility in Hungerford, some 100km west of London. The P9E is the latest model in Mark Andy’s range of Performance Series flexo presses and is designed for specialist film applications as well as traditional label converting. It joins a 17” Mark Andy P7 installed in 2017 and three other 13” Mark Andy presses at Hungerford.
Saica Flex Deeside celebrated winning not one but two Awards at the recent EFIA Gala Night in Manchester – and both were printed on a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press.
Mark Andy has announced important personnel changes, effective from the 1st of January 2019
Mark Andy Print Products, the supplies, and consumables division of Mark Andy Inc. has been named the preferred global distributor of RotoMetrics print cylinders and magnetic cylinders. The partnership supports Mark Andy Print Products' commitment to maximizing uptime and pressroom efficiency, offering printers and converters best-in-class offerings for their tooling needs and the ability to get all their printing equipment, supplies, and services from a single source.
As part of its strategic programme to educate the printers and converters of tomorrow, Mark Andy Europe launched a competition for students earlier this year. The aim was to encourage young people from all over Europe who are studying any subject related to art, design or printing to submit designs for labels to be printed at the Hybrid Forum Open House at Mark Andy’s European HQ in Warsaw.
One of Denmark’s leading label converters, FlexoPrint AS, has installed a Mark Andy Digital Series press at its headquarters in Randers. The inkjet/flexo line is the first in Denmark and was chosen for being a ‘true hybrid’ according to CEO Lars Ole Nauta, who commented: “We know the flexo process well and see UV inkjet as a stable production platform and the best match for the quality our clients demand. To be able to secure the best of both from one manufacturer made the choice of Mark Andy an easy one.”
- A three-day event in Warsaw 11th- 13th September The programme will consist of interactive demonstrations and panel discussions on relevant industry topics, such as digital hybrid and low migration
Labelexpo Americas is the prime opportunity to witness the new face of Mark Andy and truly understand our commitment to the converter.
and celebrates the installation of its Mark Andy Digital One
Long established and family owned trade printer, Craig & Parsons, has installed a Mark Andy Digital One press at its plant in Folkestone, Kent, to handle short run work for its extensive portfolio of well-known high street names, most of which it supplies through print management companies. The Digital One joins a bank of six narrow web flexo presses that includes a Mark Andy 2200 UV-flexo press that was itself responsible for bringing four-colour work in-house.
In the 10 years since its foundation, family-owned and managed Eidco Labels has grown to become one of Lebanon’s leading label suppliers. Housed in a purpose-built facility in Zouk Mikael, on the outskirts of capital city Beirut, the company employs 25 staff and is self-sufficient from pre-press to despatch.
As a pioneer to the label and packaging industry, we would like to announce the acquisition of Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc., a US manufacturer of reliable, high-quality print finishing equipment for foil stamping, die cutting, folding and gluing, and UV coating.
Mark Andy Europe held another of its educational workshops at the demo centre in Warsaw recently. The event was organised for the students of the Printing Technologies Unit that is part of the Faculty of Production Engineering at Warsaw Technical University.
Labels, Tags & Inserts (LTI) has switched allegiance to Vetaphone for surface treatment on its Mark Andy presses after performance and reliability issues with its former supplier. The family owned business in Burlington NC currently operates six Mark Andy flexo lines, from two- up to nine-colours, as well as one of the manufacturer’s new entry-level Digital One toner presses.
Following its successful launch in Europe at Labelexpo Brussels last year, Mark Andy has been enjoying remarkable success with sales of its Digital One press. One of the latest, and significantly the first in France, is at NTE (Nord Techniques Etiquetage) in the northern town of Lille, where the family-owned and managed company has built a successful business in the industrial label sector since beginning in 1984. Currently employing 20 staff, NTE enjoys an annual turnover approaching €5m.
Mark Andy’s toner-based entry level digital press, Digital One, is attracting interest from a wide variety of companies, from label converters to brand owners, and advertising agencies, all of which see the benefits of a system that offers high quality print and converting inline.
Mark Andy, the Total Solutions Partner to the label and packaging industry, today announced its acquisition of Presstek, a well-known global supplier of DI® (direct imaging) offset plates and presses, CTP solutions and world-class service for commercial and in-plant customers.
With so much to see at the Easy Fairs event, you may have missed seeing what the leading narrow web press manufacturer had on working display. Mark Andy gave a first UK showing to its Digital One press at Packaging Innovations, and declared it a ‘resounding success’, with enquiries for this entry-level digital print technology coming from a wide sector of the market.
In what is claimed as a significant milestone in its growing market penetration in Europe, Mark Andy has made a conquest sale to leading Polish label converter Mal-Pol, based in Olesin, some 35km east of the capital city Warsaw.
One of the UK’s leading converter of pharmaceutical, healthcare, and medical labels has chosen a Mark Andy Digital One press as part of a major investment programme in technology and a new extension at its headquarters in Irvine, Scotland. CV Labels, which was founded in 1989, moved into the pharma market in 2008, following a major decline in Scotland’s electronics sector, which moved manufacturing to Eastern Europe and Asia.
Any label converter that carries more than €750,000’s worth of stock, which equates to one month’s supply, may be considered a major player – when that company is in Romania, with its relatively small and undeveloped market, it makes an even larger statement. Nick Coombes reports from Cluj-Napoca.
The leading American manufacturer of narrow web presses, Mark Andy, will be exhibiting at Packaging Innovations for the first time. Historically renowned for its range of high-performance flexo presses for the label and printed packaging markets, Mark Andy will give a UK Premier to its new Digital One press.
American manufacturer Mark Andy will be showing its portfolio of narrow web printing and converting technology at the Brussels expo, including new press configuration options, and retrofittable enhancements.
The Mark Andy Digital One has been highly profitable for the Chicago-based converter
Rotoflex is set to present a diverse range of offline inspection, slitting and rewinding solutions during Labelexpo Europe (25-28 September) in Brussels, Belgium.
Following the 2016 move of Rotoflex’s Canadian regional office to a larger, new 18,000 square ft. showroom and technology centre near Toronto, full production of new Rotoflex slitter/rewinders and die cutting machines, formerly managed at the Mark Andy headquarters location near St Louis, Missouri, has now transferred to Toronto as well.
In a move that is highly strategic for its trade printing business, Dublin based JR Labels has installed the first Mark Andy Digital One label press in Ireland. The Digital One, which has a 330mm web width is a hybrid platform that includes a CMYK dry toner unit preceded by a web cleaner, and followed by a single flexo station for decoration (spot color, cold foil, lamination, varnish), and finally a die cutting unit.
A party of more than 50 students and lecturers from the Polygraphy Department of the local Technical University were invited to Mark Andy’s showroom and demonstration facility in Warsaw for a private tutorial session on labels and narrow web technology. This followed the recent and highly successful Open House which attracted converters from Europe and beyond, so the students could see the same extensive range of Mark Andy machines in action.