Xeikon Welcomes Industry Veteran Kent Wolford as Sales Director Labels NA

ITASCA, IL ― Xeikon America, Inc., a division of Flint Group and a long-standing leader and innovator in digital printing technology announced today that is has named Kent Wolford as Sales Director Labels NA.

Kent comes to Xeikon with over 25 years’ experience within the Label and Packaging Industry where he has held multiple senior level positions in Sales, Operations, and Marketing. Kent’s prior experience within the print industry, including key appointments in notable associations, helped him develop a deep understanding and knowledge of the industry.

His experience with conventional narrow web flexo presses, a broad background with digital label and packaging solutions, plus a history of high performance sales make Wolford an excellent addition to the Xeikon team.

According to Hans Gerinckx, Global VP Sales Labels & Packaging, Flint Group Digital/Xeikon, “We are very pleased to welcome Kent to Xeikon. He brings us a strong background of sales leadership and his experience within the label and packaging industry, a key reason Xeikon chose him, is going to be a great asset as he guides our sales team to deliver digital printing solutions to the market.

Kent studied business at Louisiana State University and went on to receive his B.S. degree in business/marketing at Towson University, Maryland.

Xeikon, a division of Flint Group, is a long-standing leader and innovator in digital printing technology. Grounded in the principles of quality, flexibility and sustainability, Xeikon designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital color presses for label and packaging applications, document printing, and commercial printing. These printing machines work with different imaging technologies, open workflow software and application-specific consumables.

In 2015, Xeikon joined Flint Group to create a new “Digital Printing Solutions” division for the leading global print consumables and solution provider to the packaging and print media industries. Flint Group develops and manufactures an extensive portfolio of consumables for the printing industry. These include a vast range of conventional and energy-curable inks and coatings, press room chemicals, printing plates and equipment, printing blankets and sleeves, and pigments and additives for use in inks and other colorant applications.

For more information about Xeikon, visit www.xeikon.com