Muller Martini USA has made several personnel moves. Al Katz has been named sales manager for the book binding division’s hard cover market. James Kaeli joins Muller Martini as product manager for its bookbinding division. The company has decentralized its sales operations in the West, creating a Western regional sales group under the direction of Keith Murphy Jr. William King is the company’s new Western regional sales manager.

Newly formed Enovation Graphic Systems made several personnel announcements. Michael E. Borne has been named director of business development. Phil Kane has been tapped as director of business development, electronic imaging. Also, Robert J. Kurelic is the new director of national account sales.

Danaher Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Marconi Data Systems for $400 million. The acquisition, expected to close before the end of the first quarter of 2002, remains subject to regulatory approval and other customary closing conditions.

IST America has completed the integration of its sheetfed business operations with the sheetfed division of Technotrans America. The partnership is located in the Technotrans facility in Corona, CA.

Pace Systems has appointed Tony Caudill as North American sales manager for the business management software company.

John Malfettone has been named executive vice president and CFO of MacDermid Inc. Malfettone comes to the company from General Electric, where he most recently served as managing director of GE Equity, the private equity arm of GE.

Clay Oliff has joined MAN Roland’s Eastern regional sales and service organization as a sales representative, covering West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland and Washington, DC.

The newly formed Graphic Communication Institute (GrCI) at the California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA, has appointed Steve Godin as its first director. Godin spent more than 30 years with Xerox Corp. prior to his move to Cal Poly, where he held a number of senior positions.

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