HAPA acquires Gottscho Printing Systems

Creates a single source for pharmaceutical packaging printing equipment

Swiss on-demand printing equipment specialist HAPA has acquired packaging printer Gottscho Printing Systems in the US to enhance its range of printing solutions and bolster its global sales, support and distribution services.

HAPA says the companies will combine to create a single-source for inline and in-house printing solutions for the pharmaceutical, medical, personal care, food and FMCG industries.

In addition, they will provide integrated high-tech, production enhancing equipment to packaging machinery manufacturers and integrators.

HAPA offers UV flexo, UV digital, UV digital on-demand inkjet, laser engraver and hybrid technologies.

Gottscho, based in Warminster, PA, has an upgraded and simplified product line that includes flexographic UV and solvent technologies, ink coders and digital hot stamp units as well as thermal and DOD configurations.

Gottscho will continue to operate under the same name.