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3TControl Precision Systems

As affective of May 2024 QIPC-EAE acquired 3TControl Precision Systems, a Spanish company specializing in closed-loop color register and density control systems. This acquisition represents a 100% share purchase deal, marking a significant milestone in QIPC-EAE's strategic growth and market consolidation efforts. This acquisition allows QIPC-EAE to expand its product portfolio with offerings, which are particularly suitable for certain emerging markets. 3TControl was part of the VGP/HKMB group company. VGP/HKMB are one of Europe’s leading newspaper publishers and printers with headquarters in Passau, Germany, and Seefeld, Austria.
Website: www.3TControl.com                                                                        


Since April 1st 2014 EAE is part of Q.I. Press Controls' group. By combining both product portfolio's the requirements of the printing industry can be met in an even more comprehensive way, in which innovation is crucial.   EAE is active in graphic industries, automation solutions and automation technology. The company, founded in 1962 is the leading supplier of controls, automation solutions and software for newspaper printers. EAE's solutions are being used in all areas of a newspaper printing plant – from pre press to the mailroom. Worldwide more than 550 newspaper printing plants are using EAE's control systems to produce more than 125 million newspapers each day. 
In August 2014 Q.I. Press Controls entered into a partnership with Perretta Graphics Corporation. Efficiency improvement is one of the many advantages of offering such a broad portfolio. Not only because of the joint understanding and management of this greater part of the production process but also as customers can rely on one partner to coordinate that complete process.

Founded in 1981 and located in Poughkeepsie New York. Perretta Graphics is a global leader in providing remote ink and register controls for the horizontal and vertical press market. The segmented fountain blade invented in the late 1970's by co founder Frank Perretta has become a standard in its industry and gives proof of the company's innovative and progressive character.