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AstroNova and Newly Acquired MTEX Subsidiary Unveil Innovative Solutions at Drupa 2024 Printing Technology Show

AstroNova, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies, recently unveiled groundbreaking new innovative and sustainable printing technologies at the Drupa 2024 printing show in conjunction with its recently acquired MTEX NS subsidiary. Drupa 2024 is taking place from May 28 through June 7 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

MTEX NS, which was acquired by AstroNova on May 6, 2024, specializes in providing advanced printing solutions tailored to various market segments, including packaging, labels, textiles and industrial applications. By integrating the expertise and product offerings of MTEX NS into its portfolio, AstroNova has significantly strengthened its position in the color digital printing market.

At Drupa 2024, the world’s leading trade fair for printing technologies, AstroNova and MTEX NS are showcasing a range of groundbreaking products and solutions at a combined booth. Among the highlights are the latest advancements in label and packaging printing, including the acclaimed AQUAFLEX, TrojanLabel T2-PRO, ATOM 3, MULTI 800 and FLEXPACK solutions.

“We are thrilled to unveil our latest solutions, which underscore our dedication to driving innovation and delivering value to our customers across diverse market segments,” said Greg Woods, President and Chief Executive Officer of AstroNova. “With our expanded portfolio, we are well-positioned to address the evolving needs of the printing industry and drive sustainable growth.”

Product Information

AQUAFLEX from MTEX NS is a versatile and high-performance printing solution for untreated and treated papers designed to meet the demands of large format packaging customers. AQUAFLEX is primarily targeted at the paper bag segment, and there also has been significant interest from cup manufacturers, pet food packaging, and decorative paper printing. The presence of AQUAFLEX as an industrial solution garnered significant attention at Drupa 2024.

The TrojanLabel T2-PRO system from AstroNova redefines digital label printing with its precision and speed, catering to the evolving needs of the label industry for customized and on-demand printing solutions. The T2-PRO has been in active Beta trials at several customer sites since the beginning of 2024 and has received highly positive reviews. The Company is booking orders for post-Beta commercial units at Drupa 2024 and plans to ship the TrojanLabel T2-PRO system starting in September 2024.

The ATOM 3 by MTEX NS demonstrates AstroNova’s commitment to innovation for in-house professional label printing, offering unparalleled reliability and versatility for brands and print shops.

The FLEXPACK series by MTEX NS represents the next generation of digital flexible packaging printing technology, delivering superior performance and productivity for flexible packaging printers.

The MULTI 800 by MTEX NS is a digital printing solution for full color short-run printing on paper bags and cardboard boxes, and is a smart entry-level system for professional packaging and paper bag production. MTEX NS reported several order bookings for MULTI 800 at DRUPA from customers across Europe and Americas.

AstroNova and MTEX NS are hosting companies at their large, combined booth in Hall 5 at Drupa 2024. You can view and download booth pictures and videos from

For more information about AstroNova and its portfolio of printing solutions, visit

About AstroNova

AstroNova (Nasdaq: ALOT), a global leader in data visualization technologies since 1969, designs, manufactures, distributes, and services a broad range of products that acquire, store, analyze, and present data in multiple formats.

The Product Identification segment provides a wide array of digital, end-to-end product marking and identification solutions, including hardware, software, and supplies for OEMs, commercial printers, and brand owners. The Test and Measurement segment provides products designed for airborne printing solutions, avionics, and data acquisition. Our aerospace products include flight deck printing solutions, networking hardware, and specialized aerospace-grade supplies. Our data acquisition systems are used in research and development, flight testing, missile and rocket telemetry production monitoring, power, and maintenance applications.

AstroNova is a member of the Russell Microcap® Index and the LD Micro Index (INDEXNYSEGIS: LDMICRO). Additional information is available by visiting

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