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About Us


Mark Andrews, Sr. (1904-1980), builds the first Mark Andy tape press in his basement machine shop, located in Kirkwood, Missouri


The company begins manufacturing narrow web presses; designing rotary die cutting and converting equipment for pressure-sensitive papers


Mark Andy brings in-line flexographic printing presses to the label marketplace; introducing the consolidated 800 Series


In the late 1960’s, Mark Andrews, Jr. takes over the business from his father


In 1979, Mark Andy moves to Chesterfield, Missouri


Mark Andy revolutionizes the print workflow with Quick Change (QC) technology


The 2000 Series press is launched


In 1993, Mark Andy survives the historic Missouri River Great Flood


Mark Andy Inc. is acquired by Dover Corporation in 1995


In 1997, Mark Andrews, Sr. receives the Label Industry Man of Achievement Award

Early 2000's

In 2001 Mark Andy Inc. acquires Comco (est. 1970) and UVTechnology, expanding the company's capabilities in narrow web printing and UV curing


Mark Andy achieves its ISO-9001 certification


Mark Andy LP3000 and XP5000 presses are introduced


Mark Andy VSR product line is launched, expanding the product offering of the brand to include inspection and rewind solutions


Mark Andy Inc. receives the 2006 FTA Technical Innovation Award for its innovative solutions and contributions in the field of RFID


Comco C2 is introduced


Mark Andy, Inc. is acquired by Morgenthaler Partners and Mark Andy management


Rotoflex International receives the 2007 Continuous Innovation Award, recognizing the company as a long-established, innovative and pioneering company; instrumental in continuously developing the science and technology of the label industry.


Mark Andy establishes a dedicated service and support team providing a partnership throughout the life cycle of the equipment


Comco C1 brings new applications capabilities to the narrow web market


UVTechnology is rebranded as UVT - The Future of UV Curing


Mark Andy Inc. is acquired by American Industrial Partners (AIP) and MAI Holdings


Mark Andy Inc. acquires Rotoflex International (est. 1973), substantially expanding its brand portfolio to include the world's most recognized brand of inspection and rewind solutions


Mark Andy Performance Series is introduced as a solution for faster changeovers and superior print quality to converters worldwide.


Mark Andy Inc. acquires Arpeco and integrates its line of inspection/rewind equipment into its globally successful Rotoflex brand offering


The highly successful Mark Andy Performance Series product line is expanded, introducing the P5 and P3 models to the industry.


Mark Andy receives the 2011 FTA Technical Innovation Award for its revolutionary Performance Series press technology.


Mark Andy receives the 2011 FlexoTech International Print & Innovation Award for the P3 model of the Performance Series line.


The Rotoflex VLI undergoes a redesign, positively impacting converter workflow


Mark Andy introduces its Quick Change Die Cut (QCDC) technology, dramatically decreasing die changeover times and increasing productivity for printers worldwide


Mark Andy unveils a new UK show room, offering product demonstrations and testing for global clients


Mark Andy University is introduced, offering classes in Print Training, Maintenance Training and LEAN Optimization


Mark Andy Inc. acquires Print Products Inc., a distributor of flexographic supplies


Mark Andy’s environmentally friendly ProLED curing system receives two technical innovation awards -  FlexoTech International Print & Innovation Award and Label Industry Global Award


Mark Andy is awarded the 2013 FTA Technical Innovation Award for its QCDC technology.


Mark Andy Inc. acquires the offset supplies portion of Presstek, Inc., establishing distribution of a variety of prepress, pressroom supplies, consumables, and chemistries which includes the renowned A.B. Dick brand


Mark Andy Print Products business unit is established as a result of the Presstek and Print Products Inc. acquisitions, offering more than 12,000 supplies and consumables for press room operation.


Mark Andy unveils its Digital Series press – a fully configurable, high speed “hybrid” inkjet printing platform delivering best-in-class quality at the lowest cost per unit.


Rotoflex introduces its URC 2.0 Controller – the latest controls technology to address accuracy, reliability and efficiency in offline finishing


Mark Andy introduces its Versa Max mid-web printing press, a flexible packaging press with extremely efficient changeovers and productivity benefits


Mark Andy Print Products announces formal distributor relationship with DuPont Packaging Graphics, offering a full line of DuPont® Cyrel™ prepress platemaking equipment and supplies.


Former Mark Andy CEO P.J. Desai and the Desai Family, along with the Mark Andy Management Team and two co-investors, complete the acquisition of Mark Andy, Inc. from American Industrial Partners (AIP)


Mark Andy extends international network into Eastern Europe by opening a new facility in Warsaw, Poland. 


Mark Andy unveils the Performance Series P4 at Labelexpo Europe, providing an affordable, productive servo-driven platform compatible with traditional flexo tooling.


Mark Andy launches - an online parts store to sell genuine OEM replacement parts for Mark Andy and Comco presses as well as Rotoflex and Arpeco offline finishing systems.


Rotoflex releases new HSI slitter rewinder – a horizontal platform designed for high volume label slitting, inspection and rewinding.


Mark Andy celebrates 70 years in the Label and Package Printing Industry!


Rotoflex releases Vericut3 – the latest generation of its premier offline finishing solution for digital and printed web.


Mark Andy Print Products announces distribution agreement with Praxair Surface Technologies’ Proline and Novaline ceramic laser-engraved anilox rolls for narrow web presses in North America. 


Mark Andy introduces Digital One, an entry-level, CMYK dry toner EP solution, with in-line converting and decorating designed for short run prime labels. 


Mark Andy wins the 2017 FTA Technical Innovation Award for the Digital Series.


Rotoflex moves their manufacturing facilities to Toronto, Canada.


Mark Andy opens a direct sales office in Bangkok, Thailand in response to customer demand.


Mark Andy introduces QCDC-SR is the semi-rotary adaptation of the industry-recognized QCDC (Quick Change Die Cut) platform. QCDC-SR lets converters cut varying repeats from the same magnetic die cylinder which in turn enables reductions in waste and downtime.


Mark Andy Launches Digital Plus Screen, a highly productive digital alternative to traditional rotary screen printing at Labelexpo Europe 2017.


Mark Andy named exclusive United States Distributor of DuPont™ Cyrel® Products.


Mark Andy launches Digital Series HD, further establishing the company’s role as the top provider of true hybrid solutions.


Mark Andy acquires Presstek. With the acquisition, Mark Andy now serves as one of the only full-complement solutions providers to the global graphic arts and print industry.