Metamark (UK) Limited has announced its acquisition of Trimwel, the company’s long-standing Irish distributor. Under Metamark’s ownership, Trimwel will continue to operate as a distribution business working with a growing range of customers, typically sign and graphics manufacturers in the region.
Graphic display specialist Leach has today announced that the company has been acquired by French-owned Chargeurs, a global manufacturing and services group based in 34 countries on five continents and with leading positions in four segments – temporary surface protection, garment interlinings, technical substrates and combed wool – for an undisclosed sum.
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 the Presstek acquisition, Mark Andy now serves as one of the only full-complement solutions providers to the global graphic arts and print industry.
Buckingham based BCQ Group has bought 100% of long established Hunts Litho (Kidlington) to create a £15m+ print group. Hunt’s Timon Colegrove and BCQ chairman Richard Knowles have shared a long-term respect for each other’s companies and believe the resultant “fit” will benefit both customers and staff and help the enlarged group to prosper into the future.
LINTEC EUROPE (UK) LTD has experienced a year of sustained growth following the formal acquisition by its Japanese parent company, LINTEC Corporation, on 28th November 2016. Since the acquisition, the wide-format, graphics and label substrate supplier has expanded its installed base across Europe, enabling both existing and new customers to have more immediate access to a wider range of LINTEC products.