Baldwin and Prisco Extend Marketing and Distribution Alliance
NEWARK, NJ—November 19, 2009—Printers’ Service (Prisco) the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of pressroom supplies and wide format inkjet systems, and Baldwin Technology Company Inc. (NYSE Amex: BLD) today announced that they have signed a new agreement, extending and renewing the alliance between the two companies for the next five years.
Richard Liroff, Chairman and CEO of Prisco, said, “Our relationship with Baldwin, the recognized leader in innovative, cost-effective and environmentally-friendly products, has enabled Prisco to bring technologically superior solutions to our customers. We are very pleased that Baldwin and Prisco are able to continue our long-term relationship for the benefit of printers in North America.”
Baldwin President and CEO Karl Puehringer said, “The symbiotic Baldwin - Prisco relationship has provided Baldwin much broader distribution and has given Prisco an expanded product offering over the last nine years. This has helped both our companies grow our businesses and serve our customers better. The extensive Prisco sales force and their highly trained technical representatives have provided Baldwin direct access to printers that we could not reach. Prisco, in turn, has had access to a significantly expanded array of products with Baldwin’s advanced system solutions and consumables. We are very pleased to extend our successful long-standing partnership.”
Printers’ Service is the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of offset pressroom chemistry, blankets, supply items and quality control equipment. Headquartered in Newark, NJ, customers have been able to count on quality products and superior support services from Printers’ Service for over 100 years. Prisco product lines include environmentally friendly fountain solutions, solvents, coatings, cleaners and lubricants. Our PriscoDigital division offers world class industrial inkjet systems from technology leaders to commercial printers in the US. PriscoTech equipment systems include water management, chemical blending, chemical recycling and waste reduction systems. Printers’ Service has eleven locations in the US, Canada and Europe to serve the industry.
Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. is a leading international supplier of process automation equipment and related consumables for the printing and publishing industries. Baldwin offers its customers a broad range of market-leading technologies, products and systems that enhance the quality of printed products and improve the economic and environmental efficiency of printing presses. Headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut, the Company has operations strategically located in the major print markets and distributes its products via a global sales and service infrastructure. Baldwin’s technology and products include cleaning systems, fluid management and ink control systems, web press protection systems and drying systems and related consumables.