QuadTech and Ferag Australia join forces to provide state-of-the-art print technology to Australia, New Zealand

Sussex, Wisconsin, USA—23 May, 2013—QuadTech, Inc., worldwide leader in press control technology including color measurement, register, inspection and data management products, has appointed Ferag Australia Pty Ltd as its sales and service agent in Australia and New Zealand.

Ferag Australia has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and representation in New Zealand. "Over the years, we have created strong relationships with all levels of the marketplace," says Ian Martin, Ferag's General Manager – Trade. "These range from small family owned businesses to national and multi-national operations such as News Limited, Fairfax, PMP and IPMG, to name just a few. With QuadTech's proven record of innovative technology, their push into packaging, and obvious synergies with our customer base, we are very excited about future business opportunities."

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L-R: Karl Fritchen, QuadTech President; David Kane,
Ferag Sales Executive; David Mitchell, QuadTech
Sales Manager, Asia-Pacific.

Driven by higher customer expectations and the need to drive waste out of the production flow, printers supplying commercial, newspaper and packaging markets are seeking ways to ensure quality consistency throughout the production run, from one run to the next, sometimes at multiple locations. QuadTech's control and data management technology enables web-fed printers to deliver exacting quality and maintain a leaner, more productive workflow.

QuadTech president Karl Fritchen comments: "Ferag Australia has been a vital presence in Australia and New Zealand for over a quarter of a century. Their commitment to service and provision of state-of-the-art technology makes them an excellent match for us. We're certain that Ferag Australia's knowledgeable and dedicated staff will ensure fast response to our customers, whether for sales, service, or spare parts."

About Ferag Australia Pty Ltd

Ferag Australia Pty Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the WRH Marketing Group, which in turn is a WRH Walter Reist Holding company employing approximately 1300 people worldwide. The head office of WRH Marketing is based in Hinwil, some 30 kilometres (18.75 miles) from Zurich, Switzerland.

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.

Contacts:

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

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