Glunz & Jensen Acquires NES Worldwide in UK
RINGSTED, DENMARK—November 18, 2013—As of November 18, NES Worldwide Ltd. in the United Kingdom will be part of the Glunz & Jensen Group. This acquisition is part of a strategy to expand and consolidate the company´s position in the offset prepress market, and to establish a solid platform for after sales service in the United Kingdom/Ireland.
NES Worldwide Ltd. is an innovative and competent company that employs 12 people. For the past 20 years NES Worldwide Ltd. strength has been to develop and manufacture dedicated offset thermal plate processing and plate line equipment.
NES Worldwide Ltd. delivers high-quality products to the global prepress market, and has developed a series of unique processor solutions. NES also delivers service for end‐users in the UK, and this fits right in with the Glunz & Jensen “Life time support strategy” to expand their service to also cover the UK/Ireland market.
"Having the NES Worldwide team in the Glunz & Jensen Group gives us the opportunity to include an innovative team, holding solid competencies within spray‐development technology for plate processors, as well as specialized stacker solutions," said Keld Thorsen, CEO in Glunz & Jensen. "NES also has an excellent platform for rolling out our after sales service concept in United Kingdom and the surrounding countries."
Alan Lucas, NES Worldwide added: “With our unique, dedicated workforce having over 150 years of combined experience in the design, manufacture, and supply of plate processing equipment and it's accessories, we are welcoming the future as part of the expanding Glunz & Jensen team in promoting a service and support network to the UK with our innovation and integrity. Together, we offer the complete prepress package.”
Moving forward, Glunz & Jensen will continue to develop and optimize the complete product program and global services to the advantage of our customers worldwide.
About Glunz & Jensen
Glunz & Jensen is the world’s leading supplier of innovative solutions for the global prepress industry. Our main product areas are processors for the offset and flexo printing industry, iCtP plate setters and automation equipment. We also provide exposure units, dryers, light finishers, mounting tables, conveyor equipment, stackers and software for monitoring and controlling complete prepress processes.
The recognized leader in prepress technology for 40 years, Glunz & Jensen has recently expanded its capabilities through the acquisition of Degraf and Microflex. We have long‐standing relationships with prominent OEM customers, including Agfa, Asahi, DuPont, Flint, Fuji, Heidelberg, Kodak and MacDermid. We also market our products through an extensive worldwide network of distributors and dealers.
Based in Denmark, Glunz & Jensen has approximately 230 employees and subsidiaries and production facilities in Denmark, Slovakia, United States, Italy and China. Our global sales, service and support presence includes local employees in China and South America.
Source: Glunz & Jensen.