Epson America’s John Lang to Retire, Keith Kratzberg to Take Over as President & CEO

LONG BEACH, CA—Epson America, Inc., regional headquarters of Seiko Epson Corp., announced that John Lang, president and CEO, will retire effective June 30. As part of a planned succession, Keith Kratzberg, currently senior vice president, will assume the role of president and chief executive officer as of July 1. John joined Epson America in 1987 and […]

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AWT Labels & Packaging Announces Retirement, Promotion, Hiring

Minneapolis, MN—AWT Labels & Packaging would like to announce changes to their sales personnel effective as of February: Dave Olson, Minneapolis sales: After 31 years in the labels and packaging industry, Dave Olson, aka Dr. O, is transitioning into retirement. Dave will be consulting for AWT for the next 22 months, ensuring his breadth of […]

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Container Graphics Corp. Announces Retirement of President, COO Jim Alexander

CARY, NC—After a long successful career, Jim Alexander, president and COO of Container Graphics Corp., retired from the company on Jan. 8. Jim began with Container Graphics in 1976 as a sales representative in Charlotte, NC. He was promoted to sales manager in Atlanta, GA and then to GM in Charlotte. In 1984, he was made […]

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Toray Plastics President Richard Schloesser Retires, Succeeded by Michael Brandmeier

NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI—Toray Plastics (America), Inc., the only U.S. manufacturer of precision performance polypropylene, polyester, bio based and metallized films for packaging and industrial applications, announced that Richard Schloesser—president, CEO and adviser to the Toray Industries’ Board of Directors—has retired and is succeeded by Michael Brandmeier, effective July 1. Schloesser joined the company in 1990 […]

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Windmoeller & Hoelscher President Hans Deamer to Retire

LINCOLN, RI—After 35 years of service, Hans Deamer, president and treasurer of Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation, is retiring. Deamer left his native England with his family in 1979 to begin his career with W&H as product manager, printing presses, when the company had only 11 employees. He became senior VP of Sales in 1990, then […]

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