Business Management - Operations
If the machines don’t need us, they’ve discovered that they need each other – and that they’re better together under Industry 4.0.
Fortis Solutions Group has announced the launch of a new facility in Napa, Calif., which will focus on the wine, craft beer, and spirits markets. The facility will be run by Brendan Kinzie and James Stone, who have experience in both the printing and winemaking industries.
The new Wide-Format Summit, co-located with the 8th annual Inkjet Summit, is designed for senior managers and executives in the wide-format inkjet printing business, and will focus on understanding current and future digital printing technology and data management solutions.
Domino appointed Sarah Ervin and Dennis Moore as digital solutions specialists for its Digital Solutions Program, designed for customers interested in training and workshops on making digital investments.
MPS Systems and Colordyne Technologies announced a partnership to bring hybrid printing solutions to market that combine UV-LED or water-based flexo technology with digital aqueous pigment inkjet technology. The first developments of the partnership will be shown at Labelexpo Europe 2019.
Duccilli brings extensive experience in the visual communications industry to the role of VP, Brand Director, Wide-Format and Industrial Printing. Duccilli will be responsible for defining and driving brand strategy, integrating new business development, circulation/audience development, and marketing.
Meyers, a Minneapolis-based packaging, commercial, and wide-format printer, received Colorspace compliance, the most stringent of three G7 Master Qualification levels offered by Idealliance. This assures Meyers’ printing system can consistently reproduce the entire color space.
Former Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson, a 30-year veteran of the digital printing/imaging and industrial technology sector, has been named CEO of EFI, effective immediately. Jacobson, who will retain his role as executive chairman, succeeds Bill Muir, who is stepping down for personal reasons.
Durst and Koenig & Bauer appoint Robert Stabler to lead new joint company for digital packaging printing system, Koenig & Bauer Durst.
Takigawa Corp. Japan has opened a flexible packaging and film manufacturing facility in Bardstown, Ky., its first U.S. location. It was established to meet growing customer demands and unite customer cultures across the world.