Inkjet Printing Innovator Jaren Marler Is Appointed Mark Andy's New Chief Technology Officer
ST. LOUIS—August, 14, 2014—Mark Andy has appointed Jaren Marler as chief technology officer. Marler is an accomplished leader with impressive credentials as an innovator for inkjet print heads and web handling and brings to Mark Andy extensive digital printing experience from industry leading organizations. This promotion supports Mark Andy’s continued advancement of its Digital Series technology, which has brought a progressive, hybrid digital ink jet printing platform to narrow web label and packaging markets.
Prior to joining Mark Andy, Marler and his team developed and commercialized the world’s fastest digital print technology for commercial printing markets. He enters his new position equipped with strong leadership qualities, a passion for creativity and an eye for innovation. His leadership has already been an influential asset to Mark Andy’s engineering efforts demonstrating results with the development and launch of the Mark Andy Digital Series, the most productive digital solution available to label and package printers.
“I am very excited to have Jaren lead the engineering and R&D efforts for Mark Andy, as we now represent the two most relevant print technologies for the label and packaging markets, flexo and digital," commented Kevin Wilken, CEO of Mark Andy. "This combination provides every converter the opportunity to pick which ever technology provides them the most profits depending on their specific needs. It’s an incredibly exciting time to have Jaren lead Mark Andy’s digital initiative as well as help guide our entire company through an important transformation. We are confident that he will bring a fresh, inventive vision to the role, supporting our commitment worldwide to provide technology and solutions that focus directly on converter profitability and success.”
About Mark Andy
Mark Andy is the Total Solutions Partner to the label and packaging industry with a mission to be 'the supplier of choice with high-quality innovative solutions that drive customer profitability.' The company responds to business needs by offering a broad range of equipment, education, support and supplies to printers and converters around the world.
Partnering with Mark Andy means access to award-winning technologies including Mark Andy flexographic and digital printing presses, Rotoflex offline finishing systems and a complete line of consumables and press room supplies from Mark Andy Print Products. The company has the largest customer support team with global coverage, offering spare parts, technical service, retrofits and rebuilds, PM programs and superior training through Mark Andy University.
Mark Andy is headquartered in St. Louis with sales and distribution offices worldwide.
Source: Mark Andy.