Flint Reports Acquisition of Druckfarben

ROGERS, MN | Flint Group announces the acquisition of Druckfarben Limited, Dorset, UK, supplier of inks, varnishes, coatings, blankets, and pressroom consumables for sheet-fed printing. Flint says with this investment it will strengthen its coatings portfolio and service offering in the UK and Ireland and demonstrates its strong commitment to the sheet-fed printing sector.

Romain Boulot, VP Sheetfed Sales and Global Strategy for Flint Group, says, "From an innovation standpoint, Druckfarben will bring Flint Group’s customers added value through their coating technologies—supplying products that enhance our current sheet-fed portfolio. For example, we will now be able to offer an extended range of Silkoseal varnishes which are a critical aspect of the sheet-fed printing process."

Grant Penfield, owner and managing director of Druckfarben, says, “We are very excited by the prospect of growing our business as part of Flint Group. By combining our strengths, we are able to offer our customers cutting edge innovations in both inks and coatings.”

According to Doug Aldred, president Packaging and Narrow Web, “Flint Group is very happy to join together with Druckfarben. Our partnership will enable us to deliver additional products, solutions, and expertise to our customers in the UK and Ireland. Together, we are positioned to support our global clients with an expanded range of products that complement our innovative UV LED and EB technologies for sheet-fed applications.”

Upon signing of the agreement on July 8, this acquisition was confirmed and finalized.

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