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Flint Group Acquires Russell-Webb


Flint Group announced the signing of an agreement for the acquisition of the specialist anti-set-off manufacturer Russell-Webb Ltd. The powder business will be integrated into Flint Group’s press room consumables division, Day International, which manufactures and distributes highly engineered consumable products used in offset, flexo and digital printing worldwide.
The well-established Coatings Division of Russell-Webb continues as an independent company, RW Coatings Ltd.
Situated at Hertford in the UK, Russell-Webb has manufactured anti-set-off powders since 1974 and distributes to 40 countries throughout the world. This specialization and technical expertise has enabled the company to offer an extensive range of proven spray powders to their customer base.
“We are excited to add the Russell-Web range and expertise to the Day product portfolio,” said Dennis Wolters, president, Day International. “Russell-Webb will not only further enhance Day’s ability to provide customers with more choices with improved value, but also reaffirms our commitment to create more customer value. Russell-Webb’s reputation for providing products manufactured only to the highest possible standards fits perfectly with Day International’s ongoing drive to deliver exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world.”