Community

Meeting

England: European Ricoh ProcessDirector users will be involved in a three day event

The meeting will be in Telford, from September 19th to 21st. The company will host the forum for the first time in Europe following the success of four annual global Interact user community events held in Boulder, USA.

Ricoh is to immerse European Ricoh ProcessDirector users in discussions on technology breakthroughs, best practices and trends at its first ever Interact Europe. The three day event at Ricoh’s European Customer Experience Centre…

Appointments

A new Vice President of R&D for Avery Dennison’s Label & Graphic Materials group

Pascale Wautelet will perform this new role for Europe, Middle East and Africa. She will assume it on September 1 and will be based at Oegstgeest, The Netherlands.

Avery Dennison has further strengthened its research and development capabilities with the hiring of Pascale Wautelet as Vice President of R&D – Europe, Middle East and Africa within the company’s Label & Graphic…

Contest

Avery Dennison introduces a new format for fifth annual Wrap like a king Challenge

This year’s Challenge will feature a new Continent Wrap King title, to be awarded between the announcement of Regional Wrap Kings and the crowning of the King of the Wrap World.

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced that the fifth annual Wrap Like a King Challenge is running from 1 July to 15 September of this year.

Organizations

Ultimate TechnoGraphics is now member of the Ghent Workgroup

David Zwang, Chairman of the international organization, says: «We welcome the expertise of this company and encourage them to fully support and incorporate our Specifications into their solution offerings».

With a team of qualified individuals who master the art of imposition and finishing automation, Ultimate TechnoGraphics develops and distributes cutting edge technology to automate and facilitate imposition and finishing for the graphic…

Appointments

Chris Ellison, Managing Director of OPM Group, is the new Finat’s President

Replacing outgoing President Thomas Hagmaier, Managing Director, Hagmaier Etiketten, Ellison has over thirty years’ experience at the sharp end of the industry, and a strong personal history of business development and innovation to contribute to his new role.

At a time when packaging technology as a whole is changing very fast, Chris Ellison, Managing Director of OPM (Labels & Packaging) Group Ltd (UK) has been elected to the challenging position of…

Appointments

Konica Minolta launched Professional Print Division headed by Charles Lissenburg

The new General Manager will be at the helm of the teams that will focus on providing products and solutions leading to business efficiency and value improvement for commercial and industrial printing customers.

Konica Minolta has launched a Professional Print Division in Europe that has Charles Lissenburg in a new role of General Manager.

Offset

KBA-Sheetfed has organized a special practical training session in Radebeul

The key focus was placed on solutions for unbroken printshop workflows, and one day of this seminar agenda was devoted to KBA-Sheetfed. Further visits to industry manufacturers and suppliers rounded off the programme.

A special practical training session for print industry lecturers and teachers was held at KBA-Sheetfed in Radebeul, Germany, on 15th June.

Community

Ricoh gets Ghent Workgroup PDF Preflight Certification

Andrew Bailes-Collins, Co-chair of the GWG specifications committee and Senior Product Manager for the PitStop product family at Enfocus, comments: «This is a real benefit for their customers, taking away a lot of the guess work and manual effort out of the system configuration».

The Ghent Workgroup (GWG), that represents the print and publishing community, including industry, vendors, associations and educational members, announces that Ricoh has successfully achieved GWG PDF preflight certification, addressing the highest level of…

Appointments

Oliver Jung joins the Supervisory Board of Heidelberg

He was appointed by the Mannheim registry court on 23 May 2017 until this year’s general meeting of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG on 27 July 2017.

Oliver Jung  has joined the Supervisory Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg).

Appointments

Avery Dennison announces a new role for Noel Kasmi

He is the new Senior Director Sales for Label and Packaging Materials Europe and succeeds Gernot Ritzdorf, who remains in the company in another assignment.

Avery Dennison has announced the appointment of Noel Kasmi as senior director, sales for Label and Packaging Materials Europe. In this role he will be part of the leadership team of Label and…

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