Dover Acquires Caldera

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Dover, a diversified global manufacturer, has acquired Caldera Graphics SAS (‘Caldera’) for a total consideration of approximately R510 million (EUR 35 million), including an amount related to achieving certain performance metrics.

Caldera will operate within Dover’s Printing and Identification platform, alongside MS Printing Solutions (‘MS’) and the JK Group, serving the global digital textile printing market.

Robert A. Livingston, Dover’s president and CEO said, ‘We are pleased to have Caldera join Dover as we extend our already strong position in digital textile printing, which began with the acquisition of MS and recent purchase of the JK Group. Moreover, this transaction, following our recent AWTI and Fairbanks acquisitions, demonstrates our desire and commitment to grow our software and service offerings as we continue to deliver expanded differentiated solutions to our customers.’