QuadTech Responds to the changing marketplace in Australia and New Zealand.

Sussex, WI--August 2005--QuadTech announces that it will consolidate the distribution of its products in Australia and New Zealand through Plunkett & Johnson, headquartered in Artarmon, New South Wales, effective July 31, 2005.

According to David Mitchell, Manager of QuadTech Asia Pacific, “Plunkett & Johnson has an established reputation in the newspaper market in Australia and New Zealand, together with a vast experience of web offset commercial printing. The company has been distributing QuadTech products in Australia and New Zealand for 17 years.”

“With the continued convergence of newspaper and commercial web offset printing, we feel that our customers will be best served by one supplier, Plunkett & Johnson, and we are excited about expanding upon our long-term relationship,” Mitchell added.

Alex Imre, Managing Director of Plunkett & Johnson, confirms, “We are pleased to represent QuadTech to a broader customer base. Over the years, QuadTech has taken a major share of the ancillary press controls market in Australia and New Zealand. We look forward to continuing an excellent level of service to these, as well as to all potential new customers.”

About BALDWIN | Vision Systems (formerly QuadTech)

BALDWIN’s Vision Systems division is the world’s leading innovator of advanced color and inspection technology for the printing industry. BALDWIN | Vision Systems sells its automated control systems in more than 100 countries to the packaging and converting markets, web offset newspaper and commercial markets, and publication gravure market. BALDWIN maintains a worldwide network of sales and service operations, and is privately owned by BW Forsyth Partner, the investment arm of multi-billion dollar global manufacturing and engineering consulting firm Barry-Wehmiller.


Craig Du Mez, BALDWIN | Vision Systems
Phone: +1 414 566 7500
Email: craig.dumez@quadtechworld.com

Clare Porter, Bespoke
Phone: +44 (0) 1737 215200
Email: quadtech@bespoke.co.uk