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Company History


Mark Andrews, Sr. (1904-1980), builds the first Mark Andy tape press in his basement machine shop, located in Kirkwood, Missouri


The company begins manufacturing narrow web presses; designing rotary die cutting and converting equipment for pressure-sensitive papers


Mark Andy brings in-line flexographic printing presses to the label marketplace; introducing the consolidated 800 Series


Mark Andy moves to Chesterfield, Missouri (1979)


Mark Andy revolutionizes the print workflow with Quick Change (QC) technology


The 2000 Series press is launched


Mark Andy Inc. is acquired by Dover Corporation


Mark Andrews, Sr. receives the Label Industry Man of Achievement Award (1997)


FTA Innovation Award is presented to Comco (1999)

Early 2000's

In 2001 Mark Andy Inc. acquires Comco (est. 1970) and UVTechnology, expanding the company's capabilities in narrow web printing and UV curing


Mark Andy achieves its ISO-9001 certification


Mark Andy LP3000 and XP5000 presses are introduced


Mark Andy VSR product line is launched, expanding the product offering of the brand to include inspection and rewind solutions


Mark Andy Inc. receives the 2006 FTA Technical Innovation Award for its innovative solutions and contributions in the field of RFID


Mark Andy Is awarded the FlexoTech Innovation Award


Comco C2 is introduced


Mark Andy, Inc. is acquired by Morgenthaler Partners and Mark Andy management


MAX dedicated service and support team is formed


Comco C1 brings new applications capabilities to the narrow web market


UVTechnology is rebranded as UVT - The Future of UV Curing


Mark Andy Inc. is acquired by American Industrial Partners (AIP) and MAI Holdings


Mark Andy Inc. acquires Rotoflex International (est. 1973), substantially expanding its brand portfolio to include the world's most recognized brand of inspection and rewind solutions


Mark Andy Performance Series P7 is introduced, providing even faster changeovers and superior print quality to converters worldwide.


Mark Andy Inc. acquires Arpeco and integrates its line of inspection/rewind equipment into its globally successful Rotoflex brand offering


The highly successful Mark Andy Performance Series product line is expanded, introducing the P5 and P3 models to the industry.


Mark Andy receives the 2011 FTA Technical Innovation Award for its revolutionary Performance Series press technology.