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September 13, 2013




















ACIMGA, Milan, Italy – Marco Calcagni (1), of Omet, will serve as the Italian manufacturers’ association of printing and converting machinery’s president until 2014. 

Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), Hod-Hasharon, Israel – Amir Dekel (2) has been named president of the company’s US-based subsidiary.

Anderson & Vreeland, Bryan, OH, USA – Meg Boushie (5) has been appointed as administrator. Lee Zerfass (4) has been appointed digital business development manager. Anthony Gilski (3) has been appointed Midwest regional sales manager.

Barry-Wehmiller, St. Louis, MO, USA – Jeffrey S. Hanson (6) has been promoted to vice president of international finance.

CognitiveTPG, Ithaca, NY, USA – Nigel Ball has accepted the role of vice president of sales and marketing.

Davis-Standard, Pawcatuck, CT, USA – Todd Pearson (7) has been appointed managing director, Europe.

Dixie Graphics, Nashville, TN, USA – Scott Hillstead has joined the company as vice president, operations. Johanna Imel will take on the newly created position of account services director. Toni Beauchamp has joined the company as client care coordinator.

FLEXcon, Spencer, MA, USA – Jodi Sawyer has been promoted to market development specialist for the product branding business team.

Flexo Wash, Louisville, KY, USA – Ryan Potter has been appointed vice president of sales. Patrick Potter is now vice president of operations. Mike Potter will continue to serve as president and CEO, while also assuming the role of chairman of the board.

Flint Group, Luxembourg – Steve Dryden (8) has been appointed chief financial officer. Frank Laughlin (9) has been appointed sales executive for Flint Group Narrow Web in the Northeast region.

Harper Corporation of America, Charlotte, NC, USA – Stephen Reinhardt (10) has been named product specialist, HarperScientific division.

Inometa Flexo Systems, Bryan, OH, USA – Jeff Van Grinsven has been appointed plant manager.

MPS, Didam, the Netherlands – Otto Muskee has joined the company as sales director.

Nordson EDI, Chippewa Falls, WI, USA – Andrei Stapinoiu (11) has been named director of Nordson EDI Europe.

Precision AirConvey, Newark, DE, USA – Bob Snover has been promoted to engineering and customer service manager. Andrew Paulus (12) has joined the company as project engineer.

Preco, Inc., Lenexa, KS, USA – John Dillon has joined the company as vice president, field sales.

Pulse Roll Label Products, Bristol, UK – Sarah Harriman (13) has been appointed marketing and communications manager.

Rako Etiketten, Witzhave, Germany – Ralph Koopmann, company founder and managing director, has transferred from the management board to the top of a new supervisory board “in order to control and participate in essential decisions concerning Rako Group.”

Roland DGA, Irvine, CA, USA – Roland DGA has announced several promotions: Andrew Oransky (14) to senior director of marketing and product management; Joe Dawson (17) to senior director of sales; Grant Davis (16) to national accounts manager; Steven Tu (19) to product manager, UV printers; Daniel Valade (15) to product manager, VersaStudio and cutters. Additionally, Lori Babigian (18) has joined the company as marketing director.

Stork Prints America, Charlotte, NC, USA – Tom Bertke (20) has been hired as graphics sales manager.

UPM Raflatac, Tampere, Finland – Tapio Kolunsarka has been appointed executive vice president and new member of the UPM Group executive team as of September 1. He was most recently senior vice president of UPM Raflatac EMEA.
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