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Standard Appoints New National Sales Manager

Press release from the issuing company

Andover, Massachusetts (June 23, 2008) – Standard Finishing Systems, a leading supplier of post press and paper handling solutions, announced today that graphic arts industry veteran Stephen Hosford has been appointed National Sales Manager. 

Hosford is a seasoned sales professional with over 25 years of print industry experience. He has a strong background helping graphic arts equipment dealers reach their full sales potential, and in-the-field experience with print industry customers of all sizes. 

“Steve is a custom fit for this pivotal job, coming from another graphic arts company where he provided strong leadership to a similar-sized sales team that sold through dealers” said David Reny, Managing Director, Standard Finishing Systems.  “His excellent credentials, practical experience and customer focus will be real assets to every segment of our business.”

Steve is taking the reins of a a well-established network of over fifty graphic arts dealers and a fifteen-person sales team that has over 350 years of post press sales and applications experience.  The sales team provides coast-to-coast coverage and support to Standard’s North American dealer network, customer base, and printer vendor partners.

“Standard is poised for further strong growth, as our world-class suppliers Horizon and Hunkeler continue rolling-out the innovative new products we saw at drupa” said Hosford.  “Our dealer network and sales team have an exciting opportunity to help customers increase post-press productivity and drive real savings with highly automated, fully-integrated solutions.”