Barry Cormier Joins IST America as Director of Service, North America
SHERWOOD, Ill. — July 25, 2016 — IST America, the premium UV curing system solutions provider is pleased to announce the addition of Barry Cormier as director of service, North America.
Being technology leaders, IST America has learned there is no substitute for experience. In the case of Cormier, he brings more than 34 years of field service and service management expertise to IST America. Specializing in all service related segments specific to UV curing and conventional drying systems on sheetfed, webfed and digital printing equipment along with industrial and converting lines, Cormier will provide a high level of proven professional service and support to IST America's customers. Recognized in the industry with well-earned loyal customer relationships, he has an in-depth understanding of UV system technology, the machines they are installed on and the reality of the demanding production environments they live in. Sense of urgency is not just a concept to him, it is how he approaches every project.
Most recently and over the last 11 years, Barry held the position of service manager responsible for North America and in the last six years both North and South America for a major global UV and press ancillary systems supplier. His years of successful experience gives him a unique view of the operational issues and challenges that exist within this industry and provide him with the ability to offer effective and efficient solutions to IST's customers.
According to Bill Bonallo, VP of operations for IST America, “We are extremely excited to have the opportunity to add Barry to our team. He has the background, the experience, the motivation and the desire to drive our already accomplished service group to the next level. We continue to be steadfastly focused on our commitment to our customers and the market to build, refine and maintain our best in class service organization.”
About IST America
IST America is a wholly owned daughter company of IST Metz GmbH, a German-based top tier global supplier of UV curing solutions in multiple market segments including Graphic Arts, Converting, Industrial and Digital. IST has long been considered the worldwide premium supplier and market leader of UV curing systems including LED, Low Energy, Traditional and Hybrid UV technology. Via its U.S headquarters in Shorewood, Ill., IST America provides system sales, service, parts and application support for the North American market to OEM manufacturers and end users on new equipment and provides retrofit opportunities.
Source: IST America.