Mark Andy Print Products (MAPP), the consumable and supplies division of the leading American narrow web press manufacturer, has announced that with immediate effect it is able to offer Lohmann products to printers and converters in the UK and Ireland. MAPP’s range of products includes flexo items for pre-press, press room and post press operations and comprises among other items plate mounting tapes, doctor blades, splicing tape, and all the chemicals uses in the flexo process.
Speaking for Mark Andy UK, Operations Manager Andy Clarke commented: “We are delighted to add Lohmann products to our high-quality portfolio that has enjoyed tremendous growth since we launched into the European market back in 2019. We view the addition of Lohmann as another significant step in providing a full one-stop service and supply source for printing companies operating in today’s competitive commercial environment.”
Lohmann is a well-respected and long-established manufacturer of plate mounting adhesive tapes.
The company celebrated its 170th anniversary in 2021, and 2022 will see Lohmann UK celebrate its 30th birthday. With more than 70 years’ experience in the flexo printing industry, Lohmann’s products under the brand name DuploFLEX are defined by their compressibility and compression resistance, resilience, and minimal thickness tolerances, which optimise cylinder rolling and print pressure adjustment.
Lohmann DuploFLEX is designed for smart bonding on the toughest jobs
Speaking on behalf of Lohmann UK, Managing Director Roger Churchill stated: “The Lohmann brand is recognised globally for its performance, quality, and reliability. We are confident that our partnership with Mark Andy will prove beneficial to customers in the UK and Ireland by giving them access to Lohmann’s products through the high-quality distribution service that Mark Andy is renowned for.”
Richard Eeles, who has recently joined Mark Andy Print Products followinga successful career in print industry consumables commented: “Whatever your requirements are as a printer or converter, we can offer you a ‘one-stop-shop’ supply. This ongoing expansion to its current consumer portfolio is typical of Mark Andy’s commitment to serving the industry and extends the choice of consumables on offer to our customers.”
Mark Andy celebrated its 75th anniversary last year, making it one of the pioneers of narrow web technology and label printing, and the successful launch and rapid growth of its Print Products Division ensures that its support to the industry is ongoing.