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Flint Group continues on acquisition trail with purchase of Russell-Webb Ltd.

Flint Group announces the signing of an agreement for the acquisition of the specialist anti-set-off manufacturer Russell-Webb Ltd. The powder business will be integrated into Flint Group's press room consumables division, Day International, which manufactures and distributes highly engineered consumable products used in offset, flexographic and digital printing world wide. The well established Coatings Division of Russell-Webb continues as an independent company, RW coatings Ltd.

Situated at Hertford in the UK, Russell-Webb has manufactured anti-set-off powders since 1974 and distribute to 40 countries throughout the world. This experience, specialisation and technical expertise has enabled the company to offer an extensive range of proven spray powders to their customer base.

Dennis Wolters, President Day International, commented We are excited to add the Russell-Web range and expertise to the Day product portfolio. Russell-Webb will not only further enhance Day's ability to provide customers with more choices with improved value but also reaffirm our commitment to create more customer value. Russell-Webb's reputation for providing products manufactured only to the highest possible standards fits perfectly with Day International's ongoing drive to deliver exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world.

01 October 2008

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Flint Group
Mark Newall