FMN | October 2nd, 2017

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October 2, 2017

Vol. 19 No. 20

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KBA Rebrands As Koenig & Bauer by Greg Kishbaugh

Baldwin Acquires PC Industries Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has acquired the assets of PC Indus- tries, Gurnee, Illinois. PC Industries (PCI) is a manufacturer of vision in- spection systems for the printing, converting, packaging, pharmaceuti- cal and security printing industries. Founded by JackWoolley in 1975, PC Industries’ brand of products is com- plementary to Baldwin’s offerings. PC Industries is Baldwin’s fourth acquisition since joining the BW Forsyth Partners’ family of compa- nies in 2012. In 2014, Baldwin ac- quired Web Printing Controls and, in January 2017, Air Motion Sys- tems. Earlier this month, it complet- ed the acquisition of Ahlbrandt Systems GmbH. FINAT Studies Digital Label Market The international label industry as- sociation, FINAT, which mentors the complex supply chain that a ‘label’ represents today, has released a study on the digital printing market

K BA celebrated its 200th anniversary in grand style, not only with a huge gala on September 21 at the Vogel Con- vention Center in Wurzburg, Germany, but by also rebranding the company as Koenig & Bauer.As it moves into its third cen-

During a huge anniver- sary celebration, which featured a speech from Horst Köhler, the former President of Germany, company CEO Claus Bolza-Schünemann an- nounced the name change to Koenig & Bauer.

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tury, the company will begin rolling out the new branding im- mediately, across all platforms. More than 10,000 visitors were expected during the several (Cont’d on Page 8)

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