Charlotte, North Carolina - Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is proud to announce that Patrick Hogan and Bill Ruttan have joined the Harper team and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the company and its customers.
Hogan is serving as Technical Graphics Advisor for the Midwest Region. He is a Six Sigma Green Belt with extensive knowledge of flexographic and rotogravure print processes and expertise in graphic arts. He is also an IDEAlliance Certified Color Management Professional. Hogan is adept at using his robust troubleshooting and technical abilities to deliver successful outcomes and have a proven track record of identifying and implementing process improvements and ensuring customer satisfaction. He is a strategic thinker, relationship builder, team member, and mentor who will be a valuable addition to the team. Prior to joining Harper, Hogan served as Print Services Manager for Bemis, an industry leader in flexible packaging.
Ruttan has joined Harper as Southeast Technical Graphics Advisor. He brings with him 29 years of experience in the industry ranging from press operation to graphics manager for a high profile folding carton plant. He is a flexo and offset printing professional with extensive practical experience in wide web folding carton production. Ruttan manages through positive leadership and has a passion for the printing industry and driving results as a process change agent. His expertise includes Pre-Press Manager, Graphics Manager, Printing SME – wide web flexo folding carton and web offset, Extended Color Gamut (ECG) printing expert, process improvement and innovation, diversified flexographic printing experience, Lean manufacturing and management through multiple Kaizen events, and Positive Management Leadership (PML) training. Ruttan was a company leadership award winner in 2007 and 2014. Prior to joining Harper, Ruttan served as Pre-Press/Graphics Manager for Graphic Packaging, an industry leader in folding carton.
Harper Corporation of America is confident that Hogan and Ruttan will be strong assets to the company and uphold its commitment to providing exceptional products, service, and support to customers.