Sign & Digital Graphics

August '18

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30 • August 2018 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S Melville, New York-based Canon U.S.A., the U.S. arm of Tokyo-based Canon Global, announces the retirement of Toyotsugu Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager of Canon U.S.A.'s Business Imaging Solutions Group (BISG) and chairman and CEO of Canon Solutions America. Effective immediately, Shinichi Yoshida has been named his successor as executive vice president and general manager of the BISG and vice chair- man of Canon Solutions America. In addition, Joe Adachi, who is already chairman and CEO of Canon U.S.A., will assume the role of chairman and CEO of Canon Solutions America. Castle Rock, Colorado- based Master Magnetics, manufacturers of magnets and printable magnetic sheet material, announces that it is moving into a new location, consolidating what had been a total of 85,000 square feet in seven differ- ent buildings into one new 99,000-square-foot headquarters. The production and warehouse space alone is nearly equal to the company's former total square footage. The new building also includes 15,000 square feet of office space. In other Master Magnetics news, the company announces the hiring of Karen Dekker as its new marketing communications coordinator. Dekker will assist the marketing manager with advertis- ing and public relations, and will help expand and develop the company's social media presence. Schaumburg, Illinois-based ink manufac- turer INX International announces the hiring of Susan Moulton as its marketing and graphic design specialist. In her new role, Moulton will work directly with various levels of manage- ment, including executive, sales and marketing. She will assist in the implementation of integrated communication and marketing activities by generating concepts and implement- ing final design solutions for creative and innovative print and digital materials including art direction, layouts and final production. Biesse America, a Charlotte North Carolina-based manufacturer of CNC machinery, announces the hiring of Gregory Bell as its new North America parts quality assurance leader. The company says bringing in Bell is part of the continued expan- sion of the parts and service department in North America. Bell will work with all machinery and tooling divisions inside the group and serve as a liaison between departments, implementing new procedures and managing communica- tions with all customers in the U.S. and Canada. Montreal-based Broadsign International, a maker of automated digital software for the digital signage industry, announces the hiring of Adam Green as its new senior vice president and general manager for Broadsign Reach—the company's platform for managing ad space for digital out-of- home advertising. ER2 Image Group, a full- service grand-format printing company, announces its move to a new facility 4350 Chandler Drive in Hanover Park, Illinois, just a short distance from its previous location in Bloomingdale. The company's new headquarters covers almost 35,000 square feet, with more than 20,000 square feet devoted to production space. The move means the company will consolidate its three facili- ties, 55 employees and more than eight grand-format devices under one roof for the first time in more than 10 years. Fremont, California-based EFI, a manufacturer of large-format printers and a developer corre- sponding software, has named longtime employee Alfred Mast as the sales manager in Europe for the company's Fiery XF business. Mast first joined EFI in 1999. Along with the announcement of his appointment, EFI also announced the naming of Ralf Huerling as its new technical sales specialist, also focus- ing on Europe. Richmond, Virginia-based Drytac, an international manufacturer of adhesive-coated products and finishing equipment, with locations through- out North America and Europe, announces the appointment of D'Arcy Lewis as its new technical sales manager for the company's industrial divi- sion. D'Arcy will be responsible for increasing Drytac's custom and contract adhesive coating business in the packaging, construction, medical, automotive, label, and industrial mar- kets throughout North America. UK-based industrial inkjet printhead manu- facturer Xaar announces the appointment of Stephen McLintock as the firm's chief customer officer. The company says McLintock comes to Xaar with a proven track record of commercial and general management experience, combined with deep knowledge of the print industry. Atlanta-based NanoLumens, makers of custom- built indoor and outdoor LED displays for a variety of markets, announces the launch of a new website and a staff promotion, all in support of its AWARE LED and LCD display management ecosystem. Brice McPheeters, who joined NanoLumens in 2016, has been promoted to the position of director of customer experi- ence. The company has also launched https://aware.nanolu-, a website dedicated solely to the software platform. Wellington, Ohio-based E.L. Hatton Sales Co., makers of Banner Ups adhesive grommet tabs and other signs and banner finishing products, announces the appointment of Andy Cianciola as its new E-market manager. In this role, Cianciola will be responsible for overseeing development, production, and marketing of website, video, email market- ing, social media, and webstore store initiatives. He will also manage external vendors as well as internal production for all media venues. On The Move Yoshida Adachi Mast

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