LANSKROUN, Czech Republic—SOMA, producer of flexographic printing presses, slitters/rewinders and laminators, has strengthened its presence in the US, announcing the appointment of Garrett Taylor as its US and Canada sales director. The addition of Garrett Taylor together with SOMA USA LLC establishment is an important part of SOMA’s concrete, long-term strategic plan to build the company’s operations in the US and Canada, according to SOMA.
Garrett Taylor comes to SOMA with nearly 25 years of experience in the printing and packaging industry, and specifically with flexographic printing. Previously, he was vice president at AV Flexologic Americas, where he developed business for both mounters as well as flexo sleeves. He has also been corporate accounts manager, equipment team lead at Anderson & Vreeland, where he serviced corporate accounts, expanding sales of the company’s products and services. While at Rotec North America/Flint Group, he was regional sales manager representing sleeves and plates. He also spent time in customer service. Garrett began his career at Printpack, working in the prepress/plate department.
Garrett will play a significant role in developing SOMA’s operations in the US, confirming SOMA´s commitment to bringing the latest flexo technology to the US and Canada, with real benefit to customers.
“I am excited with the opportunity to build the SOMA brand in the US and Canada. SOMA is an exceptional company with great, technically advanced products, and I look forward to assembling a strong organization, and helping to make SOMA a powerful name in North America and a reliable partner for our customers,“ commented Taylor.