Markem-Imaje Acquisition of Solaris Laser S.A.
Headquartered in Warsaw, Poland, Solaris supplies advanced fiber, ultraviolet and CO2 laser systems used for product marking and coding in industrial and packaging applications across a broad range of end markets. Solaris has served the marking and coding industry for over 25 years.
The acquisition of Solaris enhances Markem-Imaje’s laser technology product line and further strengthens its position as a leading provider of identification and traceability equipment. This product line expansion will enable Markem-Imaje to better address growing customer demand for laser coding technologies, which offer reliability and productivity advantages that are important in certain applications.
Vincent Vanderpoel, CEO of Markem-Imaje, said, “Our customers are increasingly adopting laser marking solutions for more of their product identification and packaging applications. The addition of Solaris will enable Markem-Imaje and Solaris to offer the most innovative and comprehensive range of laser marking solutions for our customers’ product identification needs in both industrial and fast-moving consumer goods applications.”
Markem-Imaje and Dover
Markem-Imaje, a wholly owned subsidiary of Dover, is a manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, offering a full line of reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, and print and apply label systems. Markem-Imaje provides global reach to over 50,000 customers with 30 subsidiaries, six technology centers, several equipment repair centers and manufacturing plants with the most comprehensive marking and coding portfolio available in the marketplace.
Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. The company delivers equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment.