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A.W.T. World Trade Group Acquires General Cylinder Screen Printing Press Line

June 9, 2010
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The A.W.T. World Trade Group has acquired the full line of General cylinder press and other assets of BecMar Corp. of Bailey, Mich. General Cylinder Press originally developed and patented the cylinder screen printing press in 1948 and has been manufacturing it since. In addition, the company has an installed base of hundreds worldwide.

“This is an exciting acquisition for A.W.T. that adds a new line to our already impressive array of screen printing-related machines, supplies, parts and services,” said Michael Green, A.W.T. president. “We intend to shift manufacturing of the General line to our Chicago headquarters and main manufacturing facility.”

“This is an outstanding opportunity for General to reach a new level of growth with a well-respected company that has a global presence,” said Sue Proctor, former owner of BecMar. “We look forwarded to integrating the product line into A.W.T.’s operations and benefiting from its exceptional engineering team.”

Green said Proctor will join A.W.T. to assist in the transition and integration of General products into the A.W.T. line.

Over the years, General has developed more than 70 models and sizes of the cylinder presses capable of print areas ranging from 11x12 in. to 60x120 in. In addition, the company manufactures stackers and feeders with applications in other industries.

For more information about A.W.T. World Trade Group, call (773) 777-7100 or visit www.awt-gpi.com.

For more information about General Cylinder Press and BecMar Corp., visit www.becmar.com.

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