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Dave Soden Named Managing Director for manroland Goss web systems Americas

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Dave Soden Named Managing Director for manroland Goss web systems Americas

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Leadership in North America Committed to Successfully Execute Company’s Solutions-Based Strategy

04.02.2019 – manroland Goss web systems Americas announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dave Soden as Managing Director, overseeing operations of the equipment & services provider in North America, effective immediately. Greg Blue, previous Managing Director of Durham Operations, will be moving into a transition support position with manroland Goss web systems Americas.

Dave Soden, Managing Director of manroland Goss web systems Americas.

Coming to the position of Managing Director from his previously held position of Vice President of Aftermarket Services for Goss International, Soden brings with him experience in the printing industry that spans 36 years. Soden became a well-known industry leader in engineering and controls systems with his company, Graphic Automation and Controls, before the company was purchased by Goss International in 2017.

“manroland Goss continues as the leader in web offset equipment, service and parts. As we continue to support our customer base, the focus will be in the four areas of competency; System Solutions supplying new presses to the market, Engineered Solutions supplying enhancements and product upgrades for existing equipment of any brand, Service Solutions supplying world class service to our entire customer base, and E-Commerce Solutions, supplying a platform for vendors to provide parts, supplies and components effectively,” stated Soden.

Soden also sees the future of manroland Goss web systems Americas to be the versatility of the company’s products, providing value to presses of all brands. “The strength and direction will continue in those areas, as well as taking our expertise to all makes, models and vintages of equipment. We want to be a complete solutions provider for our customers, providing solutions to fit all their needs regardless of press type.”

manroland Goss web systems Americas LLC continues its operations from the North American Corporate Headquarters in Durham, New Hampshire. Subsequent to the merger of manroland web systems and Goss international in 2018, the company represents the widest range in the industry of web offset machinery and support products designed specifically for customer success.




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Michael Spinner-Just


2019-02-05 11:42

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