Mark Andy Appoints Director of Flexo Consumables
ST. LOUIS—January 21, 2014—Mark Andy Print Products (MAPP), a division of Mark Andy, has appointed Joe Calmese as director of Flexo Consumables. This new position continues the road map for the growing consumables and supplies business established last year with the integration of the Presstek supplies business into Mark Andy Inc.
Calmese brings strong, in-depth project management and industry expertise from the engineering group of Mark Andy, as well as a keen perspective and motivation to build a strong, full-service team dedicated to supporting label and package printers.
In this newly created position, Calmese will be charged with supporting the company’s mission to be the ‘total solutions provider,’ committed to working directly with label printers, converters and other flexographic print businesses, consulting with them in order to provide the best consumables, supplies and products that will optimize their printing operations and workflows. To ensure converters in North America are introduced to these critical developments, MAPP is in process of initiating a customer reach-out program designed to educate and encourage converters to look at their total operation when it comes to streamlining their businesses and maximizing pressroom efficiency and tools.
“I am excited to work with Mark Andy Print Products in pursuit of our mission to optimize converter profitability and to be a total solutions provider to in-line flexo label and packaging printers," stated Joe Demharter, vice president of MAPP Consumables business. "Joe Calmese is the right combination of visionary and leader, who is committed to supporting our customers and managing this important part of our growing business unit."
MAPP continues to evaluate and review additional consumable and supply offerings for converters in North America. The MAPP Flexo Team looks forward to supporting the industry in effective and efficient ways.