Sakurai Names Greg Friesser General Manager
SCHAUMBURG, IL—June 18, 2010—Greg Friesser has been named General Manager of Sakurai USA, Inc. with overall responsibility for administration, budgets, direct and dealer sales for offset and screen presses, operations, service, parts and training. The announcement was made by Ryuta Sakurai, President, Sakurai Graphic Systems Corporation. Friesser, Director of Operations for Sakurai USA for the past two and a half years, brings over 36 years of printing industry experience and expertise to this key management position.
Separately, John Wokurka, a 12 year veteran of Sakurai USA was promoted to Operations Manager with responsibility for logistics, spare parts, service and administrative support. Wokurka previously held the position of Spare Parts Manager. Friesser and Wokurka will continue to be located in Sakurai’s North American headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.
Sakurai will celebrate its 65th year in business and 20th anniversary as a U.S. corporation with a summer Open House and Vendor Tradefair featuring the latest in offset and screen press technologies on Thursday, August 12, 2010 at the Sakurai Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL. For more information: www.sakurai.com
Sakurai offers a family of sheetfed offset and screen cylinder presses for every size and need. Fully automated Sakurai sheetfed offset presses are available in widths from 20×26” to 25×38” with coating and perfecting. Ultra high precision Sakurai Cylinder Screen Presses are available in sizes from 20-1/2×28-1/2” to 48×63”. Sakurai presses are distributed in the U.S. and Canada by Sakurai USA, backed by an Experienced Dealer Network, customer support, service, parts and training.