Supplier news 6-01
Brandtjen & Kluge has announced the appointment of Felipe A. Ferradas as director of Latin American sales. In this position, Ferradas will lead Kluge's direct and indirect sales channels in Latin America. He will be responsible for the sale of Kluge's complete line of foil stamping, embossing and diecutting presses, folding and gluing systems, and web press systems.
Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses announced that Joe Finger, former Litho Center supervisor, has joined the Mitsubishi western regional sales team. In his new position, Finger will provide sales support at the company's west coast headquarters in Torrance, CA.
Harlequin, a subsidiary of Global Graphics, has signed a software license agreement with Ultimate Technographics to incorporate the Jaws RIP into a range of prepress products. The deal is said to be worth in the region of $500,000 to $1 million over the first 12 months.
Hugh J. Connery, a 30-year veteran of the communications business with expertise in the printing, packaging, converting, plastics, ceramics and chemical supplies industries, has formed Connery Communications, a full-service business-to-business advertising, marketing and public relations company, located in Lafayette Hill, PA.
Varn International has promoted Archie Doyle to vice president of sales, with total sales responsibility for North America, South America and Japan. Doyle joined the company in 1973, and has been working out of Varn's Houston facility for the past 10 years in the capacity of western sales manager.
Fuji Photo Film has named David Murray director of sales and marketing for myfujifilm.com. Murray joined the Graphics Systems division of Fujifilm in 1998 as director of sales, east. Prior to joining Fujifilm, he held various sales positions at Eastman Kodak and Daniels Printing.
Clark Lipton has joined the outside sales staff of Roosevelt Paper and will cover the New York Long Island territory. He will work out of the firm's facility in Mt. Laurel, NJ.