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Baldwin Technology Co., Inc. (BLD) and technotrans End Patent Dispute

SHELTON, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. (NYSE Amex:BLD), a global leader in process automation technology for the printing industry, announced the settlement of its patent dispute with technotrans.

Baldwin Germany GmbH, Friedberg, as the plaintiff and technotrans AG, Sassenberg, as the defendant, have agreed to an out-of-court settlement to terminate the proceedings that have been continuing for a number of years in connection with the infringement of a patent. Technotrans is to pay an amount of EURO 6.5million (approximately $9.6 million) in compensation to Baldwin. In return, Baldwin undertakes to declare the proceedings before the Dusseldorf district court in respect of the amount as settled.

The Boards of Management of both parties have reached the conclusion that this solution is in the best interests of both companies.

About Baldwin

Baldwin Technology Company, Inc. is a leading international supplier of process automation equipment for the printing and publishing industries. Baldwin offers its customers a broad range of market-leading technologies, products and systems that enhance the quality of printed products and improve the economic and environmental efficiency of printing presses. Headquartered in Shelton, Connecticut, the company has operations strategically located in the major print markets and distributes its products via a global sales and service infrastructure. Baldwin’s technology and products include cleaning systems, fluid management and ink control systems, web press protection systems and drying systems and the related consumables. For more information, visit

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This release contains certain forward-looking statements that involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties or other factors not under the company’s control, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of the company to be materially different from the results, performance, or other expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, those detailed in the company’s periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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