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Flint names new head of narrow web ink division

January 24, 2011

Dan McDowell also will join the company’s Executive Management Team.

Daniel F. McDowell has been appointed president of Flint Group Packaging & Narrow Web division. He also will join Flint Group’s Executive Management Team and will report directly to CEO Antoine Fady.

McDowell started in the ink industry in 1990 with Color Converting Industries, and joins Flint Group from his current position at Siegwerk Druckfarben AG as president of global operations, having previously run Siegwerk’s North American business for six years.

“I am delighted with the appointment of Dan to the role of president packaging and narrow web,” Fady says. “His international experience and track record in the packaging ink industry will be a major asset to further drive our focus and performance in this critical sector. Dan’s appointment is also an essential step to the strengthening of the Flint Group management team and the ongoing successful development of the Flint Group.”

Flint Group’s Packaging and Narrow Web division offers a range of inks and coatings used for packaging and label printing, including conventional and UV curing flexo inks and gravure inks for wide web packaging printing – as well as UV curing narrow web inks for flexographic, lithographic, letterpress, and screen printing.