WEST WARWICK, R.I.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, has completed the previously announced acquisition by its wholly owned Danish subsidiary, ANI ApS, of Trojanlabel ApS, a European manufacturer of products including digital color label presses and specialty printing systems for a broad range of end markets. Excluding acquisition-related expenses, the acquisition is expected to be accretive to AstroNova’s earnings in the first 12 months of combined operation.
“Trojanlabel enhances our leadership in the digital color label printer market, expands our European manufacturing base and broadens our geographic footprint with a strong dealer network in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East that complements our North American direct sales force.”
“This acquisition is an important strategic milestone for our Product Identification business,” said AstroNova President and CEO Gregory A. Woods. “Trojanlabel enhances our leadership in the digital color label printer market, expands our European manufacturing base and broadens our geographic footprint with a strong dealer network in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East that complements our North American direct sales force.”
AstroNova, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, designs, manufactures, distributes and services a broad range of products that acquire, store, analyze and present data in multiple formats. The Product Identification segment offers a variety of hardware and software products and associated consumables that allow customers to mark, track and enhance the appearance of their products. Major brands include QuickLabel®, the industry leader in onsite digital color label printing. The Test and Measurement segment includes the T&M Product Group, which offers a suite of products and services that acquire, record and analyze electronic signal data from local and networked sensors. The Test and Measurement segment also includes a line of Aerospace Products such as printers, networking hardware and related accessories. These products are used in the aircraft flight deck to print flight plans, navigation information and performance data and in the aircraft cabin to print maintenance data, receipts and passenger manifests. AstroNova is a member of the Russell Microcap® Index and the LD Micro Index (INDEXNYSEGIS: LDMICRO). Additional information is available by visiting www.astronovainc.com.
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