Mark Andy Print Products, the supplies and consumables division of Mark Andy Inc., 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. Supporting Mark Andy Print Products’ commitment to maximizing uptime and pressroom efficiency, this strategic partnership offers printers and converters superior products delivering high quality results with unprecedented lead times: Mark Andy Print Products and Praxair will ship standard anilox rollsin eight days with our 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. Additionally, Praxair’s ISO certified manufacturing process is like no other with a dedicated team of technicians ensuring superior quality from creation to evaluation for every anilox roll.
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. 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,” shares Joe Calmese, business director of Mark Andy Print Products.
Derek Johnson, national sales manager of Praxair Surface Technologies commented, “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 via an extensive, expert sales organization.