manroland Appoints George Newkirk as Regional Sales Manager
WESTMONT, IL—Oct. 25, 2010—In a continuing effort to provide the market with a strong and reliable print partner in sales and service, manroland, a leading manufacturer of newspaper, commercial web and sheetfed printing presses worldwide, is pleased to announce that George Newkirk has been appointed to represent manroland sheetfed sales as regional sales manager. His territory includes Chicago and Northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Newkirk began his printing career at Standard Printing in Green Bay, WI, as a sheetfed press operator, and later as a sheetfed print salesman.
Newkirk brings with him over three decades of print industry experience including 25 years with MEGTEC Systems located in DePere, WI. Most recently he has held the position of Printing Products Sales Manager. MEGTEC Systems is an international manufacturer and supplier of ancillary equipment to the web printing, packaging and industrial products industries with over 800 employees and 250 million in annual sales.
Al Reijmer, vice president of sales, comments, “We are very pleased to have George join the manroland sales team. George exudes a passion for the industry, and has a proven track record of customer satisfaction, throughout his career.” Reijmer continues, “With his knowledge and experience in both sheetfed and web print solutions George is ideally suited to represent manroland.”
manroland, Inc is a division of manroland AG, the world’s second largest printing systems manufacturer and the world’s market leader in web offset. manroland employs 8,000 people and has annual sales of some Euro 1,7 billion with an export share of almost 80% (2008). Webfed and sheetfed presses provide solutions for publishing, commercial and packaging printing.
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Source: Company press release.