SAN DIEGO, June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Memjet has announced that Eric Owen will join the company as general manager in the commercial print business unit. In this role, Mr. Owen will oversee the sales, marketing, and distribution activities that will increase awareness and adoption of Memjet’s single-pass inkjet technology in high-volume commercial print and packaging markets.
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Mr. Owen brings a wealth of expertise to this new role. For over twenty years, he has held global leadership roles overseeing sales and business development at Eastman Kodak Company. Most recently, Mr. Owen was responsible for worldwide sales and marketing activities in Kodak’s Enterprise Inkjet Systems Division.
Memjet Chief Executive Officer Len Lauer says, “As the innovator of single-pass inkjet printing, Memjet’s inkjet technology has transformed the print segment. This technology has been used to power a range of solutions — from desktop printers to wide format to commercial printing presses. The company now stands ready to build on that success by bringing the power of inkjet to higher volume commercial print and packaging segments. In hiring Eric Owen, we have gained a leader with the proven expertise to drive Memjet’s success in this new market.”
Mr. Owen states, “I have been a great admirer of Memjet technology and the positive direction of the company. So it is with great excitement that I now join the Memjet organization and lead the effort to bring this respected inkjet technology to new OEM partners and markets. I am very much looking forward to this new chapter in my career and am certain that great things lay ahead for both me and for Memjet.”
Memjet will continue to leverage the business development and customer relationships of Bill Brunone. Mr. Brunone will focus on the recruitment of new OEM partners for the Commercial Print business unit at Memjet.
Mr. Owen lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and two children. He has served on the board of directors for the Scitex Graphic Arts Users association.
Memjet created a whole new category of inkjet printing when it introduced its revolutionary printhead technology. These color printheads use Memjet’s unique Waterfall Printhead Technology™ that fires millions of ink drops per second. Memjet waterfall technology and related components hold approximately 3,500 global patents, demonstrating both the innovation and the value of this solution.
Memjet has since grown to become a global leader, offering single-pass color printing technologies that provide remarkable speed and affordability to a growing number of customers and markets, with a focus on desktop, wide-format and commercial print segments.
Memjet maintains its corporate office in San Diego and has offices in Dublin, Sydney, Taipei, Singapore, and Boise, Idaho. The company is privately held. For more information, please visit www.memjet.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @memjet.
Contact: Marion Williams-Bennett Create Communications for Memjet 617-383-9677