Van Son Holland Ink Corporation, the leading global manufacturer of high performance printing inks, announced today the promotion of James Thoele to managing director, technical services. In his new role, Thoele will assume the direct leadership of all of the company’s technical functions with an emphasis on establishing and maintaining relationships with clients from both a technical and sales level. Additionally, he will continue to lead members of Van Son’s technical team in the field and at color service labs throughout the U.S., overseeing all technical aspects to ensure consistent quality control at all Van Son facilities.
In his previous role as technical field manager, USA, Thoele was integral in helping Van Son gain its strong reputation as a service-oriented ink supplier to the sheet-fed printing ink market. Thoele’s new promotion to the management team will continue to enhance the technical efficiency and process control Van Son is known for offering its customers.
“James has been an instrumental part of our team for the past nine years, delivering the hands-on support and industry guidance that makes Van Son such a huge value-add to printers nationwide,” said John Sammis, president of Van Son Holland Ink. “I am confident he will add significant value in his role as a technical expert and team leader. We look forward to his input as we continue adapt our product line to support the latest technologies available to help our customers increase press room efficiency and their bottom line.”