Mutoh America (Phoenix, Arizona), a leader in wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced the appointment of Brian Phipps as President of Mutoh America Incorporated, overseeing the continued growth of the OEM’s North American and Latin American sales and overall operations. “I’m honoured to be promoted to President of Mutoh America,” he said. “We’ve been growing our product range and increasing market share every year, and I’m excited to be able to continue building the business in my new capacity.”
Phipps was previously the Vice-President and General Manager of Mutoh America and has worked with the company since 2004. In his new role, Phipps will be working closer with Mutoh Japan on new products as well as strategies for the future direction of the company.
Mutoh Industries, founded in 1952 in Tokyo, Japan, began as a manufacturer and distributor of mechanical drafting products. Since then, it’s become one of the world’s foremost manufacturers of large-format piezoelectric printers. The company has engineering, manufacturing and distribution centres in Japan, Belgium, Germany, Singapore, Australia, China and Phoenix, Arizona.