Following the opening of a new European office in Warsaw, Poland, Eagle Systems has announced that Pawel Kusinski has been appointed managing director of Eagle Systems Europe. Kusinski is a 20-year veteran of the graphic arts and printing industry. Previously, he worked at ECRM, Sakurai and Hamada Printing Press among others.
BY MARK SMITH Technology Editor The media road tour leading up to Drupa 04 recently made stops in Brussels, Belgium, and Athens, Greece. Judging by the vendor previews offered so far, people making the trek to Düsseldorf for the international trade fair should expect to see incremental advances, not revolutionary changes, in the products shown. The outlook for the global economy—and printing industry—leading up to this year's event is vastly different from the heady days that preceded Drupa 2000, says Albert Follens, general manager, Graphic Systems, at Agfa-Gevaert N.V. The keys to success are increasing manufacturing efficiency and streamlining how business is transacted between