KBA North America is pleased to announce that David Wright has joined KBA as an electrician in the web offset service department catering to the newspaper industry. He will be working directly with KBA newspaper and web offset customers across the country.
“A key strength of KBA is its commitment to our customers from sale through installation and beyond,” says Mark Hischar, president and CEO of KBA North America. “Our knowledgeable service department works one-on-one with our valuable customers to ensure that each of our presses is performing at its peak. Having David Wright join our service team with his widespread skills will be an asset for KBA and our customers.”
Wright’s extensive experience in the printing press and newspaper industry began after his service in the US Navy. Most recently, he served as the production maintenance supervisor for the Rockford (IL) Register Star where he managed total system support of the newspaper’s KBA web offset press. Prior to that position, he worked at the Gannett/Louisville Courier Journal, Louisville, KY, in the maintenance department. His experience also includes system engineering for the packaging industry, hardware and software support for automated newspaper roll loading systems, EAE power distribution and control circuits support, total support for prepress equipment in the platemaking department, and support of large capacity offset ink supply systems.