NELA USA (River Falls, WI) has appointed Mike McGeady as the newest member of the NELA sales team. As Regional Sales Manager supporting the Eastern United States, McGeady will replace Rick Hughes who’ll be retiring March 31, 2017. In the interim, Hughes will remain as Regional Sales Manager working jointly with McGeady. McGeady comes to NELA USA with extensive knowledge and over 37 years’ experience in the printing and graphic arts industry. Most recently, he was District Sales Manager with Goss International. Before transitioning into a sales role, McGeady was involved with many different aspects of engineering and printing-system design. “With his positive attitude and professionalism, we’re excited to have him as part of the NELA USA team,” said the company.
The NELA group (NELA USA, NELA Brüder Neumeister GmbH, and NELA Asia) forms the world’s largest register and pre-press automation company in the graphic arts industry. Its systems provide cost savings through automation and the highest precision in pre-press operations for commercial and newspaper printing. Products include plate punch benders, press lock-ups, plate automation equipment and software, and more. Its core systems focus on optical inspection and control devices in combination with automation systems.