Mutoh America, a leading manufacturer of wide-format printers and cutters, has hired Jim Maffeo as its Sales Engineer for the Eastern USA and Canadian territories. “Maffeo’s extensive background in wide-format printer sales, technical support and colour management make him a perfect fit for his new position,” said the OEM. Working under the guidance of Director of Sales and Marketing, David Conrad, Maffeo’s main responsibilities will be managing the Boston learning facility and working closely with Regional Sales Managers Mike Gorczak and Matt Bartlett. He’ll also have sales engineer support responsibilities for Mutoh Canada and will work closely with Mutoh dealers both in the Eastern USA and Canadian regions. “Jim has spent more than 34 years in the graphic arts industry,” Conrad added. “Most recently, he spent 13 years with Mimaki as its senior applications specialist. We’re happy to have him on the Mutoh team.”
Mutoh Industries, founded in 1952 in Tokyo, Japan, celebrates over 60 years in business, beginning as a manufacturer and distributor of mechanical drafting products. Since then, ISO 9000-certified Mutoh Industries has become one of the world’s foremost manufacturers of large-format piezoelectric printers. The company has engineering, manufacturing and distribution centers in Japan, Belgium, Germany, Singapore, Australia, China and Phoenix, Arizona.