Mark Andy Buys Brandtjen & Kluge
Mark Andy has acquired Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc., a manufacturer of reliable, high-quality print finishing equipment for foil stamping, die cutting, folding and gluing, and UV coating.
The acquisition builds on the Mark Andy corporate vision of driving profitability in pressrooms worldwide through a strategy to be the total solutions partner. Kluge provides customers a full life cycle solution for offline finishing with OEM parts and consumables, high quality services and innovative equipment.
With a rich history and dedication to small and medium size formats, Kluge equipment is the ideal finishing solution for commercial printers and finishers, direct mail manufacturers, as well as packaging converters. Based in St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin, Kluge equipment includes foil stamping, embossing, UV coating and die-cutting presses.
“Mark Andy is excited to add a company with such a recognizable brand that has been built over decades with thousands of installations and satisfied customers worldwide. We look forward to continuing Kluge’s tradition of high quality products, services and consumables with the broader support of Mark Andy’s global infrastructure,” notes Kevin Wilken, CEO of Mark Andy.