Mark Andy, a manufacturer of narrow web flexo presses and equipment based in St. Louis, MO, USA, officially opened its European Advanced Technology Center in Basel, Switzerland on February 6. The 1,000 square meter facility houses a showroom/demonstration facility, a parts department and administration offices.
At the opening ceremony, CEO Paul Brauss said, “As we put our priority toward global growth, the opening of the Mark Andy Advanced Technology Center in Europe marks an important beginning of many initiatives we will be taking. With a solid foundation of people and products, a showcase like this will allow us to build solid relationships and support web flexo throughout Europe. We are a company on the move.”
Dieter Huck, managing director of Mark Andy Europe, outlined the company’s plans to remain focused on building a service and support organization that will carry the company into new markets.
The grand opening was attended by more than 100 guests, including industry VIPs, local dignitaries and international trade media personnel.