Acquisition of Flint Group’s shares

Apr 5 18

PRESS RELEASE

Dr. Jürgen Meyer Holding GmbH, owner of marks-3zet in Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany) and marks-3zet Srl in Milano (Italy) has acquired Flint Group`s (Dayton, Ohio, USA) shares in Rockmont Graphics (Denver, Colorado, USA). Rockmont Graphics is shareholder of SunShine Paper Company LLC (Denver, Coloradeo, USA)
The effective date of the purchase agreement is December 31, 2017.

marks-3zet is currently reorganizing its worldwide operations.The acquisition of the shares will strengthen marks-3zet position with regards to executing its long-term growth strategy. However, Flint will continue to be a key customer and partner of SunShine Paper.
The acquisition of the shares from Flint in conjunction with changes in the management structure will enable marks-3zet to strengthen its strong worldwide business unit for underpacking paper. The synergies between marks-3zet and SunShine Paper will provide opportunities for the establishment of new logistic hubs all over the world and for sales growth achieved by a joint sales team.

SunShine Paper’s main business is in the design and distribution of underpacking paper and consumables for the printing industry, especially wash clothes. WeedGuard for agriculture and paper for target purposes represent further promising applications for paper. North America is SunShine Paper`s main market but growth opportunities around the world have been identified and are being explored.

marks-3zet has two main businesses: Firstly, as inventor and worldwide market leader for underpacking paper, its design and distribution in Europe and selected international markets. Secondly, distributorship for Toray waterless printing plates in selected European markets and the special inks as well as prepress solutions for waterless printing. In future, digital products like digital printing machines for the label market and digital services will be the third pillar of the product portfolio.

marks-3zet GmbH & Co. KG, SunShine Paper Company LLC and marks-3zet Srl are dedicated to fully satisfy their global customer base with the new technical sales and service team and the extended product range for the printing industry.

Press contact

Christiane Vollenbroich

+49(0)208 9994643

c.vollenbroich@marks-3zet.de