SUPPLIER newsJune 2003
William Tasker has joined Wikoff Color as director of special projects and business development. He is based out of Fort Mill, SC.
Pasquariello Graphics is now the exclusive distributor for Brandtjen & Kluge folding and gluing systems in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine and Connecticut.
Komori America announced that K-North Inc., of Mississauga, ON, is a new Komori dealer in Canada. K-North now services the Ontario and Western Canadian markets.
Consumables supplier Base-Line has announced two appointments. Anne Logman has been named operations manager and Yara Lalonde has been promoted to customer support supervisor.
KBA North America, Sheetfed Div., has named Michael Mugavero as its product manager for the eastern region and district sales manager for the metro New York region. Mugavero's territory includes northern New Jersey, metro New York City, Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley.
Stora Enso North America was recently selected by xpedx's TriState Group as "Mill of the Year." xpedx is the largest merchant distributor of Stora Enso's papers in North America. Several Stora Enso mills supply paper to the TriState Group. The TriState Group of xpedx covers Indiana, Kentucky and most of Ohio. Derrick Williams, senior account manager, and Andy Omark, central regional manager, received the award on behalf of Stora Enso North America.
William Kochanny has been hired by Buskro USA as regional sales manager for the Midwest region. He formerly has held positions with Scitex Digital Printing, Domino Amjet and Zebra Technologies.
MAN Roland has connected its continent-wide service, training and parts functions in a new program for sheetfed presses called Service Vision. Its purpose is to provide a single-source response mechanism printers can rely upon for their support needs.
Ray Roper, retired president of Printing Industries of America (PIA), and his wife Judy have opened a business offering consulting and additional services to graphic arts companies. The firm, Roper & Roper, is in Alexandria, VA.
Lloyd Kent has been appointed to the position of regional sales manager, folding carton equipment, Southern territory, for Bobst USA. Most recently he handled the Southwest territory for Bobst corrugated and folding carton products.