Chillicothe, OH, February, 2015: David Grimes, President of TYKMA Inc. provided the following comments related to the merger with Electrox.
“The merger will create one of the most diverse and powerful companies in the laser marking systems industry. Electrox is a company rich in history, experience and technology. TYKMA is a growing, market driven company with strong leadership. We will combine to create a singular powerful unit”.
Together, the companies will offer a wide range of laser marking systems and technologies to the manufacturing industry with one of the largest combined base of customers worldwide. Both companies will be majority owned by the The 600 Group PLC (SIXH.L), a diversified manufacturing technologies group with a focus in machines tools, precision engineered components and laser marking.
Our global customers will experience an enhanced service, support and knowledge base with access to a diverse line of products. The new merged company will increase its focus on laser technology development.
TYKMA will manage North American operations out of a new 25,000 square foot production facility located in Chillicothe, OH.
About TYKMA: TYKMA, Lasers for Marking, headquartered in Chillicothe, OH is a laser marking systems manufacturer with a focus on building highly engineered laser marking products and systems and providing first class customer service and support. Over the last decade, TYKMA has experienced an enlarged presence in the laser marketplace, with an aggressive growth of customer base and worldwide distributors.
About Electrox: Electrox has been designing and manufacturing laser systems for marking, etching and engraving since they were first commercially available to the manufacturing industry over four decades ago. Based in the United Kingdom, Electrox is a recognized world leader, rich in history and product innovation, within the laser industry.
For questions or inquiries, please contact David Grimes, CEO, at 877-318-9562.