Michelman adds two new associates to better anticipate and serve its customers’ needs in the digital printing and flexible packaging markets.
CINCINNATI, OHIO, UNITED STATES, April 29, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Michelman further invests in its Printing & Packaging business segment by adding two new associates to better anticipate and serve its customers’ needs in the digital printing and flexible packaging markets.
Mr. Gianluigi Rankin has joined Michelman as Global Marketing Manager for Digital Printing. Rankin will be responsible for the global market strategy and programs in Michelman’s digital printing segment. He brings 25 years of digital print industry experience, most recently as the Director of Product Management at Memjet. Prior to that, Mr. Rankin held a variety of product marketing and product management roles with HP.
Explains Rick Michelman, Chief Technology Officer & EVP, Americas & Printing & Packaging, “We look forward to Gianluigi using his extensive industry knowledge and experience to collaborate with our Michelman team to commercialize innovative solutions and create growth for our customers and partners in the digital print industry.”
Ms. Heather Ecke has joined Michelman as Account Manager for Flexible Packaging. Ecke brings 20 years of experience in the packaging industry with both technical and customer-facing roles. Multifaceted, she spent the early part of her career in technical sales support and laboratory positions. Most recently, she spent five years at Futamura helping converters incorporate cellulose-based film products in sustainable packaging applications.
Rick Michelman adds, “Heather has worked with the entire packaging supply chain, from brand owners to converters, and our customers will be the greatest beneficiaries of her addition to the Michelman team. She looks forward to finding the technical advantages that our products offer and applying them to solve our customers’ most difficult packaging challenges.”
Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging, and fibers & composites markets. Leading manufacturers worldwide use the company’s surface additives and polymeric binders to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers, and composites. Michelman is also well known as an innovator in developing barrier and functional coatings used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging and paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.