Mark Andy, a Dover Corporation Company, Acquires Comco

Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Mark Andy Inc.

    NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Andy Inc., a Dover Corporation
 (NYSE:   DOV) company, part of the Dover Diversified segment, has acquired
 Comco, a global supplier of narrow and mid-web flexographic printing presses.
 Mark Andy, the world's number one producer of narrow web printing equipment,
 will continue to market and support both Mark Andy and Comco as the two
 leading brands in the industry.
     "The acquisition of Comco provides Mark Andy with an exceptional strategic
 growth opportunity in flexible packaging and folding carton applications,"
 says John Eulich, President of Mark Andy.  "Together, Mark Andy and Comco will
 bring a variety of complimentary innovations, solutions and technologies that
 will deliver the level of equipment and service converters are demanding in
 today's environment."
     Comco, lead by founder and President Mark Herrmann, has been designing and
 building quality narrow web presses since 1969.  Of the acquisition, Mark
 Herrmann states, "Over the past few years, Comco has successfully refocused
 its strategy to concentrate on the folding carton and flexible packaging
 markets with the MSP Pro Glide press line. These achievements, combined with
 Mark Andy's history of developing and supplying narrow web flexographic
 presses to the tag and label markets, will create a new level of synergy that
 benefits the whole industry."
     The Mark Andy and Comco sales and marketing organizations will unite to
 bring together the top industry experts in support of converters of folding
 cartons, flexible packaging and tag & labels.
     "We look forward to tapping into each other's expertise in continuing to
 deliver the level of flexographic printing equipment that both Mark Andy and
 Comco customers have come to expect," says John Eulich, President of Mark Andy
 Inc.  "Our customers will benefit from the synergies this acquisition offers;
 the broadest and most productive range of presses and the industry's best
 technical training and service organizations."
 
     Mark Andy, Inc. is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri USA and has
 offices in France, Switzerland and the U.K.  To contact Mark Andy, you may
 visit their website at http://www.markandy.com.
 
 

SOURCE Mark Andy Inc.
    NEW YORK, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Andy Inc., a Dover Corporation
 (NYSE:   DOV) company, part of the Dover Diversified segment, has acquired
 Comco, a global supplier of narrow and mid-web flexographic printing presses.
 Mark Andy, the world's number one producer of narrow web printing equipment,
 will continue to market and support both Mark Andy and Comco as the two
 leading brands in the industry.
     "The acquisition of Comco provides Mark Andy with an exceptional strategic
 growth opportunity in flexible packaging and folding carton applications,"
 says John Eulich, President of Mark Andy.  "Together, Mark Andy and Comco will
 bring a variety of complimentary innovations, solutions and technologies that
 will deliver the level of equipment and service converters are demanding in
 today's environment."
     Comco, lead by founder and President Mark Herrmann, has been designing and
 building quality narrow web presses since 1969.  Of the acquisition, Mark
 Herrmann states, "Over the past few years, Comco has successfully refocused
 its strategy to concentrate on the folding carton and flexible packaging
 markets with the MSP Pro Glide press line. These achievements, combined with
 Mark Andy's history of developing and supplying narrow web flexographic
 presses to the tag and label markets, will create a new level of synergy that
 benefits the whole industry."
     The Mark Andy and Comco sales and marketing organizations will unite to
 bring together the top industry experts in support of converters of folding
 cartons, flexible packaging and tag & labels.
     "We look forward to tapping into each other's expertise in continuing to
 deliver the level of flexographic printing equipment that both Mark Andy and
 Comco customers have come to expect," says John Eulich, President of Mark Andy
 Inc.  "Our customers will benefit from the synergies this acquisition offers;
 the broadest and most productive range of presses and the industry's best
 technical training and service organizations."
 
     Mark Andy, Inc. is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri USA and has
 offices in France, Switzerland and the U.K.  To contact Mark Andy, you may
 visit their website at http://www.markandy.com.
 
 SOURCE  Mark Andy Inc.