Epson To Acquire Robustelli

Italy-based Epson Italia S.p.A., an Epson Group company, has entered into an agreement with the Robustelli family to acquire 100-percent of the capital of Fratelli Robustelli S.r.l. The two companies will focus on driving synergies and research and development efforts to bring a wider lineup of digital printing products to meet customers’ needs.

“Our cooperation with Epson led to the development of Monna Lisa, an industrial digital textile printer that is today a market benchmark for high-quality textile printing,” said Valerio Robustelli, one of the proprietors of F.lli Robustelli. “The combination of our respective skills is the natural conclusion of a process of innovation to satisfy customers in Italy and the rest of the world.”

“As the market for high-quality digital textile printing expands, I believe that formalizing our partnership with Robustelli in this way puts us in a great place to meet the needs of the growing numbers of customers who are seeking to leverage the advantages of advanced digital solutions that will help drive their businesses forward.,” said Sunao Murata, COO, Epson’s Professional Printing Operations Division.

Murata will be named president of Robustelli once the acquisition is complete.

July/August 2016