announced the completion of the acquisition of MBO Group, a global company based in Germany that specializes in the manufacture and sale of post-press equipment.
MBO Group is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Komori under the new company name of MBO Postpress Solutions GmbH.
Going forward, the companies plan to leverage their strong synergies to ensure the continuing success of both organizations and their customers.
Synergies between the two companies start with their singular focus on advancing print solutions for both offset and digital technology, but the synergy extends to a focus on customer excellence.
The merger will allow Komori to provide solutions from start to finish. With the combined strength of both organizations, Komori can extend its print solutions to a wider range of applications from the commercial, packaging and digital printing.
“Komori Group and MBO Postpress Solutions will complement each other with technologies and networks required to build a strong sales organization throughout the world," said Ken Keyte, president, MBO America."Together we are positioned to be a complete solution provider for the printing industry.”
“We are very excited about the completion of this acquisition. We see it as a testament to Komori’s commitment to the printing industry,” said Mark Milbourn, executive VP, sales and service, Komori America. “Despite the uncharted waters we are experiencing right now, Komori is making a bold step to continue to be a valuable solutions provider to our customers and support them now and in the future in achieving productivity improvement throughout the printing and finishing processes.”