Supplier News

At the recent 2012 NAQP Owners Conference in Chicago, Duplo USA was honored with a “Product of the Year” award for its DC-745 slitter/cutter/creaser digital color finishing solution. Si Nguyen, national business development director at Duplo USA, accepted the award on behalf of the company.

The new sales administration manager at Diversified Graphic Machinery is Kristy Mayerhofer. She is now responsible for sales support and administration, contracts and account maintenance.

Regina (Gina) Testa, vice president, Graphic Communications Industry Business for Xerox Corp., has been named the recipient of the 2012 Naomi Berber Memorial Award by Printing Industries of America.

Bell and Howell and Otto Künnecke have entered into a new North American partnership, wherein Bell and Howell will sell and service the full line of Otto Künnecke’s Card Attachment Secure Systems (CASS), PIN-mailing, secure ID packaging solutions, inspection systems and software.

Three new appointments have been made at PTI Marketing Technologies. Forrest Leighton is the new vice president of strategic alliances. Philip Swierk has been tapped to lead in the facilitation of sales and support internationally. Linnea Westlake has been hired as the new vice president of services.

Allegheny Shredders has launched a new Website (visit, where visitors can view the company’s wide range of destruction equipment.

Heidelberg recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of its new, 32,000-square-foot, Hi-Tech Coatings plant in the Detroit suburb of Taylor, MI, where it now manufactures Saphira aqueous coatings.

Eckhard Hörner-Marass has been named managing director of manroland web systems GmbH. Uwe Lüders, chairman of the executive board of L. Possehl & Co. mbH, will remain managing director of manroland web systems GmbH, but will withdraw from the operative business. In other news, manroland has formed a partnership with Tensor International, wherein manroland web now sells Tensor’s single-width web presses in the United States and Canada.

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