Kompac Technologies has purchased the Kompac division of Day International. The transition will be seamless for customers since Kompac Technologies will retain its team members and worldwide presence with its current locations in Fairfield, NJ, and Willich, Germany.
Joseph Truncale, president and CEO of NAPL, has been named an Examiner in the Baldrige National Quality Program by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which manages the Baldrige program with the private sector.
Bobst Group USA announced that Lloyd Kent has rejoined the company as regional sales manager, South Central region, for its folding carton sales group. Joining Bobst as regional sales managers are Dennis Gonzalez, Southern California region, and Bruce Kessler, Western region.
Dominic Quennell has stepped down from his position as vice president of global marketing at Duplo Corp. following five years in the Japan-based role. Ryuji Nagase, who joined the marketing team three years ago, assumes responsibility for most of the marketing functions.
Boise Paper donated 319 tons of paper to the School, Home & Office Products Association (SHOPA) Kids in Need Foundation. The primary thrust behind this donation was to provide print and copy paper to 16 school districts in Mississippi that were hit by Hurricane Katrina. In other company news, Boise’s pulp and paper mill in Wallula, WA, has been certified as meeting ISO 14001 environmental standards.
The supervisory board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen has named Dirk Kaliebe as a regular member of the management board and CFO of the company. The appointment takes effect October 1.
Eastman Kodak has tapped Kenneth Swanson for the position of director, business development, for its Graphic Communications Group (GCG). The company also named Robert Carmosino vice president of sales, global and strategic accounts.
Enovation Graphic Systems has expanded into the wide-format market. Steve Bennett will lead the new group and serve as its vice president of sales and marketing. Bennett served as Enovation’s vice president of product marketing and communications before taking his current post. Tod Ratcliffe will serve as product marketing manager for the wide-format group’s full line of products. In addition, Rick Stein, Bob Rychel and Chris Taylor have joined the company as wide-format sales specialists.