SUPPLIER newsApril 2005
Pressline Services has hired William Burke as sales manager for its commercial press remanufacturing division. He will be in charge of remanufacturing commercial press equipment sales and onsite and offsite rebuild sales.
Marty Jo Henry has joined Crane & Co. as Northeast regional manager for business stationery papers. She has 25 years of business stationery sales experience.
KBA North America has named William (Bill) Silber as its West Coast regional vice president. Silber will oversee the entire Western U.S. and Canada from California to British Columbia. He will be headquartered in Los Angeles.
Presstek Inc. announced that Edward Marino, president and CEO, and Moosa E. Moosa, executive vice president and CFO, have signed new three-year employment agreements with the company extending their employment through 2008.
Océ announced the financial leadership for three of its North American divisions. Dale Drufke, Jack McNulty and Steven Fasano have been appointed vice presidents of Océ Digital Document Systems, Océ Wide Format Printing Systems and Océ Financial Services, respectively.
Bob Nowak is the new general manager of Braden Sutphin Ink's manufacturing facility in Milwaukee.
Unisource Worldwide, a Norcross, GA-based distributor of paper, packaging and facility supplies, has appointed James Lynde as senior vice president of human resources.
Graphic Arts Marketing Information Service (GAMIS) has been consolidated with the Market Research Committee of NPES to form a new organization. The Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization, PRIMIR (pronounced premier), is based at NPES headquarters in Reston, VA. NPES Vice President William Smythe will serve as president of the new organization, and former GAMIS Executive Director Jackie Bland will serve as managing director/secretary. Members of the executive committee are: Michael Aumann, Streamfeeder; Birgit Backofen-Rothaker, Flint Ink; Jacques Denault, Transcontinental Printing; Christina Echevarria, Goss International; Robert Feldberg, Konica Minolta Graphic Imaging; Eric Frank, KBA North America; John Kalkowski, Sun Chemical; Edwin Masten, International Paper; Elinor Midlik, Prime UV Systems; Jill Roth, Primedia Business; Steve Skal, RohmNova; Mike Troy, Enovation Graphic Systems; and Mark Vanover, Esko-Graphics.
Window Book, a postal shipping, manifest mailing and delivery confirmation software provider, promoted Lisa Bowes to mailing systems product manager and Teresa Tabor to shipping systems product manager.
MarketIntell announced the creation of a new market intelligence consultancy with particular expertise in paper and printing. Jack Miller, founder and president, is a long-time sales and marketing executive in the printing paper, business paper and packaging business, most recently serving as director of market intelligence for Domtar.
X-Rite has named Scott Bowman as category director for the graphic arts business. In this role, Bowman will be responsible for the global strategic direction for all areas of the business. Prior to joining X-Rite, Bowman was with Siebel Systems.
Sun Chemical has appointed Rick Joyce vice president, technology, North American inks. Joyce formerly worked at General Electric Plastics. The company also announced that John Rooney has become executive director, technology planning and special projects.