Highcon Appoints International Sales Director

Press release from the issuing company

Highcon Systems Ltd has made a key appointment to its sales team with Nigel Tracey joining as International Sales Director from 2nd April 2012. Nigel will lead the recruitment and appointment of new Channel Partners internationally, in addition to expanding the customer base for the Highcon Euclid.

Nigel brings with him 25 years experience in printing and packaging and particularly in the folding carton and corrugated board industries. Nigel has held various senior sales and marketing positions, most recently as Head of Sales for the sheet-fed business unit at Bobst Group, where he was responsible for the global sales network and sales operations. Nigel is based in Switzerland.

"The demands on convertors are changing fast and they now require more flexible and responsive solutions to meet their customers’ requirements. The team at Highcon has impressed me with its grasp of the future of digital finishing and  the Euclid digital cutting and creasing solution is a huge step forward and I am delighted to be part of this revolution"                                                                                                               

The Highcon Euclid uses precision laser optics and polymer technologies to transform cutting and creasing from an analogue to a digital workflow, dramatically streamlining the finishing process. Turnaround times are cut dramatically while run lengths up to 10,000 sheets become attractive and profitable for the converter.

Chris Baker, Highcon VP Sales and Business Development ‘’Nigel brings to the team a wealth of knowledge and experience which we know will enable us to build our channels faster and help ensure we deliver exactly what the customers require. We are delighted he has chosen to join this dynamic company.

The Highcon Euclid will be formally launched and demonstrated on our stand at drupa 2012, Hall 4 Stand B28, Düsseldorf, Germany.


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