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Maxcess to Acquire Valley Roller Co.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK---Maxcess, a global leader in innovative
products and services for the web handling industry, has signed a
purchase agreement to acquire Valley Roller Co. Headquartered in
Appleton, WI, with a second facility in Mans eld, TX, Valley Roller
Co. joins Webex, Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR under the Bertram
Capital owned Maxcess International Corp. ("Maxcess") umbrella.
" e acquisition of Valley Roller Co., our second acquisition in eight
months, highlights our continued buy and build market strategy to
broaden our one stop shop product and service o ering," said Greg
Jehlik, CEO of Maxcess.
Leveraging more than 30 years of experience in the roller busi-
ness with advanced capabilities in rubber covered rolls, innovative
products and world class service and support, Valley Roller Co. will
expand Maxcess' o ering while adding value to a thriving portfolio
of web handling solutions.
Goss International to Be Sold to
American Industrial Partners
DURHAM, NH---Goss International announced that parent compa-
ny Shanghai Electric Corporation (SEC) has entered into a de nitive
agreement to sell Goss International and its subsidiaries to American
Industrial Partners (AIP). e agreement forms part of a broader
strategy to further strengthen Goss' position as the world's leading
web o set printing press supplier.
With its broad portfolio of investments, including past and current
holdings in printing machinery manufacturers, AIP proved to be the
clear choice for ownership of Goss, upholding the company's current
standards as a customer focused, technology driven market leader.
"As a leading supplier of commercial web, newspaper and packag-
ing o set printing presses, Goss is wholly committed to its valued,
worldwide customer base and to the sale and support of its broad
range of the industry's most innovative products," said Rick Nichols,
CEO of Goss International.
Ring Named VP of Worldwide Sales
& Marketing at Gallus Group
ST GALLEN, Switzerland---Michael V. Ring has joined the Gallus
Group as VP, worldwide sales and marketing digital solutions.
Michael is a proven executive with 27 years of experience in digital
printing and will strengthen the company's expertise in the digital
label market. He will be responsible for worldwide sales and market-
ing activities for the new DCS 340 digital label converting line. From
2007 to 2014, Ring worked at Xeikon America, rst as CMO and
VP of sales North America and then as president North America, in
addition to VP worldwide marketing at Xeikon NV. Prior to Xeikon,
he has held several key positions with various companies such as
Kodak and Xerox.
ContiTech Acquires TEGU Walzen
und Sleeves GmbH
WALTERSHAUSEN, Germany---International industrial partner and
supplier for the printing industry ContiTech has acquired the German
sleeve and roller manufacturer TEGU Walzen und Sleeves GmbH,
based in Waltershausen. ContiTech's U.S. representative is FTA mem-
"With this strategic step, we are continuing to expand our product
portfolio for print shops while simultaneously completing our existing
product range in the growing market for exographic printing plates.
is will enable us to respond even more e ectively to customer
requirements in the future," says Dr. Peter Scholtissek, head of the
elastomer coatings business unit, explaining this strategic step.
TEGU boasts more than 80 years of experience in the industrial pro-
cessing of elastomer materials---particularly sleeves, which have been
produced since 1994. In the printing industry, they are used in the
eld of exographic printing for continuous printing, in the packag-
ing industry for example. TEGU Walzen also manufactures products
for industrial applications.
RR Donnelley to Split Into Three
CHICAGO, IL---RR Donnelley & Sons Co. announced that it intends
to create three independent, publicly traded companies: one busi-
ness focused on nancial communications and data services, one
business focused on publishing and retail centric print services, and
one business focused on customized multichannel communications
Financial Communications Services Company (FinancialCo) will be a
leading nancial communications services company serving both the
investment and capital markets worldwide.
Publishing And Retail Centric Print Services Company (PRSCo) will
be trusted by publishers, merchandisers and retailers worldwide to
prepare, produce and distribute their periodicals, catalogs, inserts,
books, o ce products and directories.
Customized Multichannel Communications Management Company
(CMCo) will be a global, customized multichannel communications
management provider that assists organizations around the world in
creating, managing and executing their multichannel communica-
CMCo will o er customized digital and printed communications
services, including direct mail, short run commercial printing,
statements, business process outsourcing, supply chain management,
logistics, creative design, content management, forms, labels, packag-
ing, kitting and ful llment, and more.
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