Chris Leyes Joins Graphco Sales Team in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky and Surrounding Areas

Chris Leyes is Graphco's new business development manager, responsible for Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky and Surrounding Areas.

CLEVELAND, OH—July 9, 2014—Chris Manley, president of Graphco, is proud to announce the recent appointment of Chris Leyes as business development manager covering Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky and surrounding areas.

Chris Leyes is a recognized industry veteran, with more than 26 years of experience with a broad base of solid customer relationships established in the graphic arts, packaging, offset and digital equipment sales industry. Most recently, Chris was part of the sales team of Komori America. His years of print industry relationships give him a competitive view of the value issues in the industry, the crucial demands on productivity and constant quest to show true return on printing equipment investments. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, he is active in both PIANKO and the Great Lakes Graphics Association.

“We’re delighted to have Chris Leyes join our expanding sales presence in the Ohio Valley and surrounding areas while expanding our reach into the E. Michigan market, as well, “ commented Chris Manley. “We are expecting great things from Chris with his strong customer relationships and anticipate he will immediately hit the ground running with a full portfolio of the Graphco high-quality offset and digital product offerings, as well as selling the full Ryobi line with the LED UV curing technology.“

In his new role, Chris will be responsible for selling the full Ryobi product line with an emphasis on the eight-up Ryobi 920, the six-up Ryobi 750 and the value priced six-up Ryobi 760 series presses—all of which are now available with LED UV curing technology. “I’m excited to be able to offer my customers the phenomenal Ryobi LED-UV presses, that have become the new global standard,” relayed Chris Leyes, “as well as our other high-end, quality driven finishing solutions and digital presses that Graphco represents. I look forward to these new opportunities in my career.”

For more information on the full Ryobi line and the new LED-UV curing technology with Ryobi 920, Ryobi 760 and Ryobi 750 go to or contact Chris Leyes at

About Graphco

Graphco is the industry’s leading provider of digital, offset and print finishing solutions. Besides Ryobi Offset Presses, Graphco proudly represents other premium product lines such as MGI and Horizon Finishing Solutions. But these brands are only as good as the technical support team that stands behind them and the Graphco reputation for top-notch service which is second to none. Since 1976, Graphco has thrived in an ever-changing market place by loyally adhering to the firm’s original model for success through devotion to customer’s print production needs, reliable and assured technical service and constant attention to the changing industry.

Source: Graphco.