Anderson & Vreeland, a manufacturer and distributor of flexographic plate processing equipment and materials, has announced the appointment of Garrett Taylor and Yvan Desrosiers. Taylor joins the company as a corporate account manager, and Desrosiers joins as the technical sales representative for Anderson & Vreeland Canada in Ontario.
“Taylor and Desrosiers are seasoned veterans with 44 years of combined flexo experience,” says Bill Bower, director of sales. “Their experience, coupled with A&V’s best-in-class flexo solutions, are a winning combination and real benefit to our customers.”
Taylor has served the past 16 years in various areas of the printing and packaging industry, including the last 11 years with Flint Group. During his time at Flint Group, he spent two years in customer service, and the last nine years as a Regional Sales Manager selling sleeves and plates on the east coast. Prior to working for Flint, Taylor spent five years with Printpack, Inc. working in prepress, and is very familiar with the industry and customer base served by Anderson & Vreeland. In his new position, Taylor will service corporate accounts and expand sales of Anderson & Vreeland’s products and services.
Desrosiers started in the flexographic industry in 1983 and has held various sales positions over the last 28 years with Ernest Green & Sons, Edwards Graphics, MacDermid and most recently, Flexoleed out of Montreal. Desrosiers’ extensive flexo experience and knowledge of plate processing and will play a key role in introducing Anderson & Vreeland’s products and services to the Ontario market.
Founded in 1961, Anderson & Vreeland of Bryan, OH, USA, is a supplier of flexo platemaking equipment and materials for the graphic arts industry. Further information is available on the Anderson & Vreeland website.