Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., Spring Lake Park, MN, a leading manufacturer of inks and DOD (Drop-On-Demand) ink jet printing equipment, announced the acquisition of The Leader Corporation, a manufacturer of industrial ink jet printing systems using piezo technology. The transaction was effective January 1, 2002.
The acquisition includes Leader Corporation’s Eagle Series printing system as well as the ImageMaster, TransEagle and FontMaster software programs. The Leader Corporation’s software and hardware engineering group will continue to be headquartered in Arlington, TX.
The consolidation broadens Squid Ink’s product line to include hi-resolution printing systems capable of printing bar codes, logos, and high quality small characters.
The acquisition allows Squid Ink to penetrate the bar code case coding market as well as the small character primary product marking market. As a result, Squid Ink an
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