Industry People


  • GERHARDT, Derby, UK Roger Stebbings

    GERHARDT, Derby, UK — Roger Stebbings has joined the company as group technical director for flexible dies. He spent the last 12 years working for Kocher & Beck in a similar capacity, and brings with him 23 years experience in the industry.…
    09.13.06

  • HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA Margaret Harper Kluttz

    HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA — Margaret Harper Kluttz has accepted the position of president. A daughter of founders Ron and Katherine Harper, she has served the company in various positions during the past 34 years, includ…
    09.13.06

  • HARPERSCIENTIFIC, Charlotte, NC, USA Jim Doedderlein

    HARPERSCIENTIFIC, Charlotte, NC, USA — Jim Doedderlein has joined the company’s team as a technical sales specialist. In this capacity, he is responsible for servicing customers in the southeastern USA with technical assistance and…
    09.13.06

  • JETRION LLC, Ypsilanti, MI, USA Jason Oliver

    JETRION LLC, Ypsilanti, MI, USA — Jason Oliver has been appointed as managing director, Europe. Formerly director of marketing and business development for Jetrion in the United States, he will relocate to Germany to head the company’s fa…
    09.13.06

  • LEBANON VALLEY ENGRAVING, Lebanon, PA, USA Jon Wagner

    LEBANON VALLEY ENGRAVING, Lebanon, PA, USA — Jon Wagner has been appointed as technical manager for narrow web rotary screen applications. He has more than 20 years of experience in the manufacture and servicing of screens for textile printing…
    09.13.06

  • LEDERLE MACHINE COMPANY, Pacific, MO, USA Ernie Stokes Sr.

    LEDERLE MACHINE COMPANY, Pacific, MO, USA — Ernie Stokes Sr. has joined the company to head the international sales of rotary tooling and rewind tables. He spent many years with Mark Andy and Allied Gear and Machine.…
    09.13.06

  • MARK ANDY, Chesterfield, MO, USA The company has appointed Roy Webb

    MARK ANDY, Chesterfield, MO, USA — The company has appointed Roy Webb as vice president, global and strategic accounts. He will manage and strengthen the global cultivation of key strategic accounts for both Comco and Mark Andy equipment brands…
    09.13.06

  • MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Okla-homa City, OK, USA Lee Nanney

    MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Okla-homa City, OK, USA — Lee Nanney will provide local sales and support for Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland customers in Illinois for Maxcess International. He brings over 10 years of experience and knowledge in web handling,…
    09.13.06

  • McDOWELL LABEL, Plano, TX, USA John McDowell

    McDOWELL LABEL, Plano, TX, USA — John McDowell has been appointed as vice president of sales for the company. Jay A. Luft has been appointed as vice president of operations.…
    09.13.06

  • NATIONAL ADHESIVES, Bridge-water, NJ, USA The company has appointed Ingrid Brase

    NATIONAL ADHESIVES, Bridge-water, NJ, USA — The company has appointed Ingrid Brase as global marketing manager for its pressure sensitive adhesives business. She will be responsible for leading the company’s global efforts to develop and…
    09.13.06

  • PAPER CONVERTING MACHINE COMPANY (PCMC), Green Bay, WI, USA Frederick W. Rick Baer,

    PAPER CONVERTING MACHINE COMPANY (PCMC), Green Bay, WI, USA — Frederick W. “Rick” Baer, executive vice president of corporate development, has retired from his duties with PCMC. He has also accepted an invitation to join the board o…
    09.13.06

  • RECISION AIRCONVEY, Newark, DE, USA The company has named Kimberly Hawkins

    RECISION AIRCONVEY, Newark, DE, USA — The company has named Kimberly Hawkins as sales engineer. Bringing nearly a decade of experience in industrial sales account management to the position, she will be responsible for PAC’s continued gro…
    09.13.06

  • STORK CELLRAMIC, Milwaukee, WI, USA David Lanska

    STORK CELLRAMIC, Milwaukee, WI, USA — David Lanska has been appointed to take over as Midwest regional sales manager. He will be the contact for anilox or related services in the states of IA, IL, IN, OH, MI, MO, MN, and WI.…
    09.13.06

  • WEBER MARKING SYSTEMS, Arlington Heights, IL, USA Rich Russert

    WEBER MARKING SYSTEMS, Arlington Heights, IL, USA — Rich Russert has been named national sales director of the company. He will oversee Weber’s nationwide direct sales operation in the United States. He previously served as manager of par…
    09.13.06

  • XERICWEB DRYING SYSTEMS, Neenah, WI, USA Chad Steers

    XERICWEB DRYING SYSTEMS, Neenah, WI, USA — Chad Steers has been named the company’s sales manager. His primary focus will be selling drying and curing equipment to narrow web flexographic press manufacturers and printers in North America,…
    09.13.06

  • Robert Duff Wyatt

    Robert Duff Wyatt Robert Duff Wyatt, a long-time employee of DuPont Co., died on July 19 of melanoma at his home in West Chester, PA, USA at the age of 61. He had a 31-year career with DuPont Co., retiring in June 2004. He then began his own compa…
    09.13.06

  • Dirk Desanzo

    Dirk Desanzo Dirk J. Desanzo, who founded Technicote in 1980, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 25, at the age of 63. He was born in Beaver Falls, PA, USA and lived in Stow, OH, USA before moving to Naples, OH in 1987, where he resided until his d…
    07.18.06

  • APEX, Hapert, The Netherlands The company has appointed Mogens Lindstrom

    APEX, Hapert, The Netherlands — The company has appointed Mogens Lindström as sales area manager for Denmark, Sweden and Norway. He has worked in the flexographic industry since 1969. He writes articles for several European graphic magazin…
    07.18.06

  • AQUAFLEX, Duncansville, PA, USA The company has hired Walter Mesik

    AQUAFLEX, Duncansville, PA, USA — The company has hired Walter Mesik as print manager for its headquarters. His duties will encompass a variety of sales, marketing, training, and merchandising support functions. Aquaflex has also hired industry…
    07.18.06

  • BARRY-WEHMILLER COMPANIES INC., St. Louis, MO, USA Jeffrey S. Hansen

    BARRY-WEHMILLER COMPANIES INC., St. Louis, MO, USA — Jeffrey S. Hansen has been appointed director of international finance. He has 20 years of international banking and manufacturing business experience. Barry-Wehmiller is the parent of&…
    07.18.06