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KBA North America Names Walter Chmura as Midwest Regional Vice President

Press release from the issuing company

August 19, 2005 -- KBA North America, a leading sheetfed offset press manufacturer based in Williston, Vt., has named Walter Chmura as its Midwest Regional Vice President. Chmura will be overseeing the entire Midwestern U.S. sales team for KBA. Chmura will be headquartered in Chicago. “I'm deeply excited to be overseeing the KBA North America sales staff in the Midwest,” says Chmura. “KBA North America is the unparalleled leader in sheetfed offset press manufacturing. The firm continues to introduce innovative press designs and a full range of products for any size printer. I'm proud to be a part of such a growing, exciting company.” Walter Chmura has more than 23 years of extensive experience in the printing Industry. He was born and raised in the Chicago land area. Since 1985, Chmura has been an integral part of the graphic arts industry. Chmura began his career as a pressman, demonstrator, service manager, and plant manager at a large printing company. Chmura moved into printing press sales 14 years ago as Showroom Manager, Product Manager, and then National Accounts Manager providing national sales support for another press manufacture where management turned to him for help closing the most challenging deals. “Walter Chmura is an extremely knowledgeable and successful individual,” says Ralf Sammeck, KBA North America's CEO and president. “He brings years of experience to our company and his professionalism and extensive understanding of our industry will help benefit our customers. We look forward to Walter's valuable contributions to our sales activities.” KBA North America is a leading supplier of sheetfed offset and digital presses located in Williston, VT. It is a member of the KBA Group, a leader in the manufacture of sheetfed offset, digital offset, web offset, rotogravure directory, security, and newspaper presses.