Enovation Graphic Systems announced it has integrated Fuji Photo Film U.S.A.'s Graphic Systems Division into Enovation's current organization. In other news, Enovation has appointed regional sales vice presidents for its four recently realigned sales territories. Tim Young, formerly president of Nelson-Keystone and recently announced as southwest regional director for Enovation, is now regional sales vice president, West. The West sales region includes 10 western states. John Solwold, formerly Enovation's west regional vice president, is responsible for the new Central sales region. The Central sales region includes 11 central and mountain states. Joe Thornhill, formerly president of Taylor Impression, is now regional sales vice president for the new South sales region. The South sales region includes 12 southern states. Jim Purcell, formerly Enovation's midwest regional vice president, is now responsible for the new East sales region. The East sales region includes 13 eastern states and the District of Columbia.
Spiel Associates reports that its Sterling Coilmaster II binding system has received a patent, making it the only patented in-line coilformer/binder in the United States.
MacDermid Printing Solutions announced that it has completed its search for a new European manufacturing facility to produce printing plates for the newspaper market. The facility, which will manufacture flexographic printing plates for the European markets, will be located in Wigan, in Northern England, at an existing MacDermid site. In other company news, Pat Janssen has returned to MacDermid as vice president and general manager of the packaging division.
RDP Marathon has appointed Geoffrey Symanek as southern region sales manager. Located in Florida, he now promotes RDP's variable-size perfecting and non-perfecting web presses to printers based in the southern United States.
Rena Systems announced that Michael Newcome has been named the company's 2002 Regional Manager of the Year. Newcome, central region manager, joined the company five years ago. Also, the manufacturer of Rena Systems' product line, Rena Informationstechnik—based in Oberhaching, Germany—has been awarded ISO 9001 certification.