Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK; February 14 2008— MetalFX Technology—a Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation subsidiary—has named Al Johnson as Technical Manager—Americas. Prior to joining MetalFX, Johnson held management positions with Schawk, EFI, and Pitman Company.
Discussing the announcement, MetalFX Vice-President Americas Mark Geeves commented: "MetalFX is pleased to welcome Al Johnson to the MetalFX family. He is well known and highly respected among North American printers and prepress services suppliers. MetalFX users will find him to be a key applications resource."
MetalFX, a recent Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation acquisition, is a universal process and spot metallic color system that allows millions of metallic colors to be printed, all by adding only the one base silver ink to the usual CMYK mix. Ciba Specialty brings more than 40 years of experience in color matching to the worldwide graphic arts, paints, plastics, fibers and ceramic industries.
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