The Paper Mill Store, an e-commerce site (thepapermillstore.com) launched by CTI Paper Group, has partnered with Pinnacle Label to offer more than 40 different selections of stock cut-sheet labels featuring Pinnacle’s proprietary Clean Edge Technology. In other CTI news, Timothy Rhodes has joined CTI Paper USA as sales and promotion manager, Northeast region.
Frank Tueckmantel—EFI’s director of educational services, trade shows and events, and e-marketing—has been tapped as the new vice president of corporate marketing at EFI. Prior to joining EFI in 1999, he served at Minolta’s European headquarters as product manager of color solutions, International Marketing Div.
MBO America’s first field service technician, David Pilger, has retired. Pilger, who joined the company in 1984, advanced to the key position of national service manager. Jim Begley, who has been with the company for 15 years, has assumed the national service manager role and is guiding MBO’s service team.
NELA has acquired the assets of M+A Pass-System GmbH. While NELA is active in the newspaper, commercial web and sheetfed markets, M+A specializes in automatic register punching, sheering and bending systems for offset plates for the web market.
Fiberweb PLC announced that it has reached an out-of-court settlement with Baldwin Technology and its wholly owned subsidiary, Baldwin Graphic Systems, in connection with the respective patent actions commenced by Baldwin in the United States and Fiberweb in the UK. Details remain confidential.
John Raithel has been promoted to the newly created position of senior vice president of sales for the sheetfed division at KBA North America, where he is now responsible for overseeing the sheetfed sales force in North America.
Frank Bagrosky is the new vice president of sales at Spiel Associates. Possessing a wealth of bindery equipment knowledge, Bagrosky previously worked for James Burn for 17 years and spent more than 10 years at Performance Design.