Supplier NewsFebruary 2014
Eagle Systems has moved its headquarters to an 18,000-square-foot, two-story building in Ocean, NJ. Four times larger than its previous facility, it will allow the firm to expand its engineering staff and enhance manufacturing capabilities by as much as 500 percent. It also houses an expanded demo center and test labs for new customers with unique substrate requirements.
Two appointments have been announced at Xerox. Jeff Jacobson has been named COO of Global Technology Business and Andrew Copley is now president of Graphic Communications Operations. In his new role, Jacobson will focus on broadening the company's hardware and software portfolio in the Technology Global Shared Services and Graphic Communications Operations groups. Copley will lead worldwide strategy, operations, product development, marketing, sales and support for graphic communications customers.
xpedx has earned Energy Star designation at its Middletown, CT, facility. This designation is based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's rating system for energy performance.
EFI has hired David Reeder as its new CFO. In addition, Marc Olin, who had served as interim CFO since last September, has been promoted to the newly created position of COO at EFI.
To increase its presence in southeast Florida, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has acquired Coral Springs, FL-based dealership CopySource Inc., which will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
GPA has appointed Rose Nowak-Smith as its territory sales manager for northern California, San Francisco, San Diego and Hawaii. She had spent the past 20 years in sales at xpedx.
After six months of training, all 148 members of the Agfa Global Services team are now Certified Customer Service Professionals, earning the first-ever Heart of Service award from Impact Learning Systems.
EPA Energy Star certification has been awarded to Unisource Worldwide's Gresham, OR, facility.
By mutual agreement, POLAR-Mohr and Jürgen Freier have ending their collaboration. The company is now led solely by Markus Rall, managing director.
After 42 years, Steve Bethea has retired from Mac Papers. He has been succeeded by Craig Boortz, who has been promoted to vice president and Southeast regional manager. Boortz has spent 21 years with the company.
Andy Gordon has been named IDC's research director for production output solutions. He now serves as lead analyst for its global production and large-format research practices.
Graphic Resource is now an authorized reseller of Kodak's Versamark D-Series imprinting systems.
Following a recent restructuring at manroland web systems, Joern Gossé has joined the executive board and is responsible for sales and service together with Eckhard Hoerner-Marass, who remains managing director.
The following organizational changes have been made at GPA. After serving as president and CEO, Tom Brooker will focus exclusively on the responsibility of CEO. Bob Niesen is now president. David Maucieri has been promoted to senior vice president of sales, and Mary Ann Geers is now area vice president for the central region. Gilbert Chavez has been promoted to vice president of operations.
KBA North America has been named the exclusive distributor for flexographic packaging press manufacturer Flexotecnica, which has been acquired by its parent company, Koenig & Bauer (KBA).