EyeC Quality Control Systems (St. Charles, IL), a global specialist in high-performance print inspection systems, has assigned Ralph Beier as Business Development Manager for the Canadian and U.S. label markets. The company added that it expanded its team to guarantee a high level of quality and service in these key markets. In his new position, Beier’s focus will be on developing local support for the North American label market, specifically with the EyeC ProofRunner 100% inline print inspection system. “Our clients value our “Made in Germany” quality combined with our best-in-class local support,” said Dr. Jürgen Klicker, President of EyeC-America. “With his in-depth market and product knowledge, Ralph is a gain for our customer support. His appointment shows our strong commitment to our U.S. and Canadian clients.”
Beier brings more than 30 years’ experience in sales and marketing, as well as a vast knowledge of the printing industry and inspection technology. Most recently he was Director for Rotoflex, a global manufacturer of print-finishing equipment. His resume also includes Virtek Vision International, a provider of laser-based measurement systems. Other notable companies in his career include Rotocontrol, Mathis Instruments and Symagery Microsystems. “We’re extremely happy to welcome Ralph to our team. With his strong background in the printing industry as well as with automated inspection systems, he’s vastly qualified and the perfect individual for our highly specialized market,” said EyeC CEO Dr. Ansgar Kaupp.
Founded in 2002 in Hamburg, Germany, EyeC’s product portfolio includes file-to-file comparison for artwork revision control and prepress applications, print-to-file inspection systems for press sample testing, and 100% print quality control of products such as folding cartons, labels, leaflets or flexible packaging. The company’s intelligent algorithms ensure that the systems show only relevant defects. EyeC users avoid recalls, keep production costs and material waste in check, and optimize their quality control. Top artwork design, prepress, printing and packaging companies, as well as pharmaceutical, cosmetic and food manufacturers, use EyeC systems. EyeC North America has provided sales and service to North, Central and South America since 2003.