Martin Automatic and Labelmen Sign Agreement at DRUPA 2008

Posted: June 11, 2008

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Mr. Lo, Chin-Shiung, President of Labelmen Machinery Company, Ltd. (on right) and Mr. Roger Cederholm, President of Martin Automatic Inc, sign a licensing agreement at DRUPA in Dusseldorf, Germany. Labelmen will build Martin's STS automatic splicers and STR turret rewinds for sale on presses manufactured by Labelmen.

(DRUPA 08) - Martin Automatic Inc announces that it has entered into a licensing agreement with press manufacturer Labelmen Machinery Co., Ltd. of Taiwan. Under the agreement, Labelmen will build Martin's STS automatic splicers and STR turret rewinds for sale on equipment manufactured by Labelmen.

"This marks the first time that Martin Automatic has chosen to partner with another company for the manufacturing of our products," reports Mr. Roger Cederholm, President, Martin Automatic Inc. "Labelmen is a substantial company with an excellent reputation. Our experience with them gives us every confidence that we have found a partner who will build our products to the same standard of excellence that we have worked to maintain over Martin's 40-year history."

Like Martin, Labelmen has served the printing industry for over 40 years. Mr. Lo, Chin-Shiung, President of Labelmen, comments, "Labelmen develops innovations of press design and integrations of solutions to benefit our customers. This technical alliance with Martin Automatic, a renowned pioneer in the industry, moves our company into a new era of continuous innovation. Labelmen is very happy to cooperate with the world leader in non-stop unwind, rewind, and tension control."

Mr. Lo adds, "We plan to launch a new Labelmen MN series press, which will have Martin's automatic roll changing equipment fully integrated into the press. For our customers, it will be a press that has the highest flexibility and efficiency among all of our existing product line."

Labelmen has featured Martin splicers and rewinds on their presses at this year's DRUPA exhibition and at the 2007 Labelexpo shows in Brussels and Shanghai.