Supplier NewsJuly 2013
Kodak has entered into an agreement with Nimble Storage, a provider of flash-optimized hybrid storage solutions. The agreement allows Kodak to refer Nimble Storage products and services to Kodak customers who are moving their systems to a virtualized server environment. In other Kodak news, Great Western Ink has joined Kodak's Gold Reseller network to serve the West Coast.
Victoria Van Dam has joined Sterling Toggle as the new director of marketing. She will help in the creation of new sales channels and aid in the development of dealer relationships.
Debabrata Mukherjee, Ph.D., has been named president and CEO of Finch Paper, following the resignation of Joseph Raccuia. Previously, Mukherjee served as vice president and general manager of specialty papers for P.H. Glatfelter.
Sun Cloud Consulting, a print management firm led by David Newton and Jeff Robison, reports it has developed a new approach to print spend optimization.
Van Son Holland Ink has appointed Paul Fedorys as business development manager for its wide-format ink division.
Dan Maffeo has joined FFEI as vice president of sales in North America. The industry veteran previously held senior positions at Fujifilm, Kodak and Agfa.
At GSG Financial, an independent equipment lessor and financial solutions provider, Randol Jackson has been named business development major account manager. Katharine Harris has joined the company as a project manager assisting the marketing and documentation departments.
Christoph Gamper has been appointed CEO of Durst and its subsidiaries. He succeeds Dr. Richard Piock, who will join the company's board of directors.
Wikoff Color has converted a space in its Fort Mill, SC, manufacturing plant into an energy-cure inkjet ink manufacturing facility and cleanroom. The company has also hired Chris Cudzilo as business development manager for its inkjet ink division.
Blue Wolf Capital Partners and Atlas Holdings have reached an agreement to acquire controlling interest in Twin Rivers Paper from Brookfield Asset Management.
A partnership between Domtar Corp. and PrintEco has made Domtar the exclusive paper company sponsor of the software company's free personal use software that optimizes paper usage.
Two new appointments have been made at Bell and Howell. Jim Feely has been named vice president of service, and Howard MacCready is now executive director of service sales.
Jamie Harris has been tapped to head GMC Software Technology's Diversified Services Group for North America.
MBO America has launched a newly designed Website (www.mboamerica.com) to give customers quick access to detailed product information, including extensive video demonstrations, and to help them find parts and pre-owned equipment online. It also features a FAQ section and revamped service area.