Leading supplier of modular roll-to-roll automated manufacturing solutions

Deal Facts
  • AGIC acquired 70% of Grafotronic in partnership with management in 2022

Business Overview

  • Grafotronic is a leading supplier of finishing equipment for the digital inkjet printed label market, headquartered in Sweden and with the principal engineering and production in Poland
  • Developed a truly modular solution for customers with software led customization and online connected monitoring and control, providing an offering highly differentiated to incumbents
  • Relying on its expertise in roll to roll production solutions Grafotronic has also entered the electric vehicle battery market as a supplier to a major global OEMs

Investment Thesis

  • Grafotornic is well positioned in the rapidly growing digital inkjet label printing market and has a highly differentiated product proposition that can continue to gain market share
  • Continue to expand global sales footprint in US and Asia to capture the development of these markets as they follow Europe’s shift from analogue to digital technologies
  • Support further investment in solutions for the booming electric vehicle market

AGIC Value Added

  • Strategy to continue developing in the fast growing digital inkjet sector and build a position in the electric vehicle battery cell market
  • Hands on advice and input to setting up a sales hub in Thailand to cover the Asian market and providing access to potential customers
  • AGIC will support management with access to experts and potential customers across Asia in the electric vehicle market