Supplier News February 2011
KENNESAW, Ga.—Chris Raney has joined Heidelberg USA as vice president, packaging, reporting to James Martin, senior vice president. Raney will be responsible for postpress packaging, while Dan Maurer, vice president, postpress product management, will be totally responsible for all commercial postpress.
NEWTON, Kan.—Bunting Magnetics Co. announced the addition of Ted Curran as operation manager, as well as Ryan Van Horn and Jessica Buchanan as a design programmers to its Flexible Die Division.
FAIRFIELD, Ohio—Color Resolutions International (CRI) has hired Todd Johnson as a sales specialist in its Midwest division. In this role, he will manage sales and new business development throughout Michigan, Northern Indiana, and Northern Ohio.
TROY, Ohio—3 Sigma Corporation has increased its staff to support higher levels of business. Brad Beck has been hired as western region product marketing manager; Jason Hellman has been promoted to eastern region product marketing manager; and Al Ammerman has joined the company as technical products business manager.
STOW, Ohio—MACtac Printing Products announced the promotion of Kim Hensley to the position of product manager, durable films. In her new role, Hensley is responsible for the management of MACtac’s durable film product line in North America.
GREEN BAY, Wis.—Andre Beaudoin has joined the printing sales team of PCMC Aquaflex as national sales leader, North America. He will sell directly to customers in North America, while leading the Aquaflex new machine sales team in the growth and expansion of this product line.
Toray Plastics Donates $1 Million to URI
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I—Toray Plastics (America), Inc. has donated $1 million to support graduate engineering fellowships at the University of Rhode Island (URI). Richard Schloesser, president and CEO of Toray, presented the gift to URI’s President David M. Dooley after addressing students, donors, and faculty at the College of Engineering’s annual scholarship breakfast.
“Toray is committed to promoting excellence in higher education and to building strong partnerships within our community that enhance the lives of the people who live here and help foster innovation,” said Schloesser. He noted that Toray’s relationship with the University of Rhode Island began more than 20 years ago and provides nearly four dozen scholarships each year, as well as internships at the company’s plant in North Kingstown.