Mark Andy takes over Presstek

March 28, 2018

Mark Andy, which mainly manufactures label presses, has acquired Presstek from venture capital firm American Industrial Partners for an undisclosed sum. Presstek is best known for its direct imaging plates and presses and the deal includes these as well as its CtP products and worldwide service network. Continue reading “Mark Andy takes over Presstek”

Icahn and Xerox argue over Fujifilm Xerox deal

February 14, 2018

Carl Icahn, Xerox’s largest shareholder, has written an extraordinary open letter along with Darwin Deason, Xerox’s third largest shareholder, urging his fellow shareholders to block the proposed Fujifilm take over of Xerox, saying: “do not let Fuji steal this company from us.” Continue reading “Icahn and Xerox argue over Fujifilm Xerox deal”

Xitron acquires RTI CtP business

February 6, 2018

Xitron has acquired the Computer-to-Plate and Computer-to-Film RIP business of the US company RTI from Global Graphics. Xitron has had a long-standing relationship with Global Graphics since 1991, using Global’s Harlequin RIP as the basis for its own Navigator software. Continue reading “Xitron acquires RTI CtP business”

Fujifilm takes over Xerox

February 1, 2018

It was widely reported earlier this month that Fujifilm and Xerox were talking about some kind of a deal and this has now come to fruition with the two companies agreeing that Xerox will be merged into the Fuji Xerox joint venture, with Fujifilm as the majority owner with 50.1 percent. Continue reading “Fujifilm takes over Xerox”

Baldwin buys QuadTech

December 11, 2017

Baldwin Technology Company Inc, which develops process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging industries, has acquired QuadTech, Inc from Quad/Graphics. QuadTech develops control systems, mainly for packaging and newspaper printers. Continue reading “Baldwin buys QuadTech”