Company Overview

Mark Andy, Inc. serves the global packaging industry through a variety of equipment, aftermarket parts & service, and related consumables. Mark Andy focuses on flexographic and digital printing technologies for label, flexible packaging, and folding carton applications.

Partnership Overview

Acquisition Dynamic / AIP Differentiation

  • Proprietary acquisition in broken auction process
  • Pre-negotiated add-on acquisition
  • AIP experience in lean, procurement, product line rationalization, centralized machining, facility consolidation

Investment Rationale

  • Global leader in niche printing market
  • Engineering centric business comprised primarily of design and assembly manufacturing processes
  • Large installed customer base with high margin recurring revenue
  • Attractive product offering and potential to penetrate large addressable market

Value Creation Accomplishments

  • Introduced industry-leading family of new and innovative products
  • Consolidated manufacturing facilities from three to one
  • Executed three add-on acquisitions which diversified the product line
  • Implemented lean manufacturing to increase revenue and gain market share by reducing lead times, lowering direct labor costs and increasing on-time delivery
  • Established highly efficient material management and product planning processes
  • Reorganized aftermarket business to drive growth and margin enhancement


Sold to Mark Andy’s CEO in August 2014

Company Highlights



Printing & Packaging


Chesterfield, MO

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