Schaumburg, IL – The Board of Directors of INX International Ink Co. have approved the appointments of three new Vice Presidents to the executive team. Michael Brice is now the Vice President of Offset Operations for the facilities at Dunkirk, New York and West Chicago, Illinois. Bill Giczkowski is Vice President of Information Technology, and James Kochanny is Vice President of Liquid Operations for the facilities located in Appleton, Wisconsin, Homewood, Illinois, and the Mason Avenue operation in Chicago.
“Mike, Bill and James have provided valuable contributions to our company and their promotions are well deserved,” said Rick Clendenning, President & CEO of INX International. “In their respective areas, they have achieved many accomplishments and helped moved INX forward. They are well respected in the industry and I look forward to their continuing progress to make INX a stronger organization.”
Mr. Brice joined INX in November 2011 as the Director of Business Development. A 28-year printing ink industry veteran, he worked at Squid Ink and Superior Printing Ink before coming to INX. Based in New Jersey, Brice has provided leadership to the offset division and used key relationships to add distributors to the INX product network. A past President of the New York Printing Ink Manufacturers Association, Metro New York Printing Ink Association, and Graphic Arts Professionals, he was honored with the Florence and Leo Joachim Award from the New York Club of Printing House Craftsman in 2003.
Mr. Giczkowski began his career as a programmer with CPS in Dunkirk in 1990 before transferring to INX International corporate headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois in 1998. Known for his versatility and resourcefulness, he has experienced success with many IT environments and applications. Giczkowski is currently shifting the focus to communications employing video, mobile and traditional technologies to keep the ever-changing company connected. He manages both the IT and Customer Service departments in Schaumburg.
Mr. Kochanny has experienced much success in the 34 years he has spent in the industry. He worked for BASF/Sun Chemical in several capacities before moving on to INX as plant manager at the Mason Avenue property in Chicago in 1993, and was promoted to General Manager six years later where he was responsible for both the Mason Avenue and Morse Avenue facilities. In 2006, he was again elevated and became Director of Liquid Operations, responsible for all operations in the Liquid division. INX has proven to be the beneficiary of Kochanny’s many contributions to improve manufacturing methods for efficiency and his strong commitment to safety.