Mark Andy Acquires Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.
On June 7, 2018, Mark Andy acquired Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc., of St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin. With this acquisition, the Kluge commitment to deliver high-quality print finishing equipment, reliable access to spare parts and world-class technical service and support will remain the company’s top priority.
In a joint statement from Michael Aumann, president of Brandtjen & Kluge, and Kevin Wilken, chief executive officer of Mark Andy, the Chesterfield, Missouri-based company is excited to expand into the graphic arts finishing industry in support of its mission to offer complete end-to-end solutions.
The acquisition builds on the Mark Andy corporate vision of driving profitability in pressrooms worldwide through a strategy to be the Total Solutions Provider. Kluge provides customers a full life cycle solution for offline finishing with OEM parts and consumables, high quality services and innovative equipment. The acquisition by Mark Andy aims to strengthen Kluge’s durable equipment solutions, world class technical service and support, and fast and reliable access to spare parts.