Mark Andy Print Products has been appointed the preferred distributor of Praxair Surface Technologies’ Proline and Novaline ceramic laser-engraved anilox rolls for narrow web presses in North America, a strategic partnership that offers printers and converters superior products delivering high-quality results with unprecedented lead times.

Mark Andy Print Products and Praxair will ship standard anilox rolls in eight days with its “Right Now” service.

Since 1979, Praxair Surface Technologies (Praxair) has supplied anilox rolls and coatings built to exacting specifications for various applications – all while offering longer service life, reduced downtime and greater productivity. This key strategic partnership supports a common objective for both companies – advancing flexographic print quality and maximizing workflow productivity, all in support of increasing pressroom profitability.

“Mark Andy Print Products is excited for the opportunity to add yet another premium product to our extensive portfolio,” says Joe Calmese, business director of Mark Andy Print Products. “Understanding the urgency often associated with the need for anilox rolls, whether it be due to a new job or application or replacing damaged rolls, we’re excited to offer converters with the shortest lead times shipping rolls in eight days as our standard offering. Partnering with Praxair solidifies our strategic mission to optimize a converters’ operation enabling them to reduce downtime and drive profitability.”

Derek Johnson, national sales manager of Praxair Surface Technologies comments, “We are proud to be associated with Mark Andy, a leading flexographic press manufacturer. Together we offer a unique value and attractive solution for narrow web printers and converters, combining superior product quality with extensive flexographic printing expertise, maximizing output.”

Mark Andy Print Products will offer Praxair Surface Technologies’ Proline and Novaline ceramic laser-engraved anilox rolls to the narrow web market immediately.


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