As part of this initiative, the company has recruited Michael Rüschenbeck as a new member of the A B Graphic International GmbH sales team. A trained printer and a Bachelor Professional of Print Media Technology Management (CCI), Rüschenbeck brings significant industry experience to the role. Spending eight years employed at one of the world's largest printing press manufacturers, together with several years in the anilox roller sector in flexo printing, he also holds a Master Professional of Technical Management (CCI).
Rüschenbeck's sales management role will focus on ABG's customers in German-speaking countries. He will be responsible for providing those customers with comprehensive support across a wide range of equipment, including digital print finishing, automatic winding machines, winding and inspection machines, conventional web processing, camera inspection, special applications and special equipment.
ABG has also employed eight individuals in the UK into various key new roles, including sales, marketing, control systems, electrical and design engineers, and technical authoring.
The new starters will be based at ABG's Bridlington-Yorkshire HQ.
"Our people are at the core of our success, and we are especially grateful for their considerable efforts and dedication shown over the last 12 months," says Richard Knight, ABG's CEO. "We are now in a position to welcome numerous new employees across all areas of the business, from design to sales. At ABG we are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing the very best people, and this recruitment drive will enable us to keep innovating and leading the print finishing market - lookout for a raft of new product releases in 2021!"