Mike D'Angelo has joined Goss International as managing director for the Americas. He now leads sales, service and support for commercial, packaging and newspaper printing operations throughout North America and Latin America. D'Angelo has extensive packaging and converting industry experience, having served in sales and executive positions at Bobst since 1982.
Frits Knepper has been named as the C.P. Bourg, HP USA solutions manager for C.P. Bourg Inc. In this role, the 24-year C.P. Bourg veteran is now responsible for sales and support initiatives in the United States exclusive to HP and its sales teams.
The 2014 officers of the National Paper Trade Association board of directors include: Travis Mlakar (chairman) of Millcraft in Cleveland; Hilton Maze (first vice chair) of Simon Miller Paper & Packaging, Newtown Square, PA; Clay Ellis (second vice chair) of International Paper in Memphis, TN; and Don Clampitt (immediate past chairman) of Clampitt Paper, Dallas.
KBA North America is now a distributor of MIS solutions from the Optimus Group, such as Dash, Cloud and Cloud Mobile. In other KBA news, the supervisory board of Koenig & Bauer in Würzburg, Germany, has elected Martin Hoyos as its new chairman, following the resignation of Heinz-Joachim Neubürger.
Phil Eads has been promoted to Midwestern regional sales manager for corrugated board products at Bobst.
Sabin Paper Acquisition LLC has purchased the assets of Sabin Robbins from Eagles News Holdings. The new company, Sabin Robbins Converting, will retain both its West Chester, OH, headquarters and its Mansfield, OH, converting facility.
In a new partnership agreement, Image Source in California is representing Xanté's entire line of digital printing solutions.
Frank Tummino, sales representative at Canon Solutions America, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the Printing Industries of the Gulf Coast.