Mutoh America (Phoenix, Arizona), a leading manufacturer of wide-format printers, has appointed industry veteran Miguel Gonzalez as its new Director of Sales. “Gonzalez’s vast experience of multi-layer, sales-channel management and customer service make him the perfect fit for the position,” said the OEM. Working under the guidance of Mutoh America’s President and G.M. Brian Phipps, Gonzalez’s main responsibilities will be growing sales throughout Canada and the U.S., as well as developing and cultivating relationships within the Mutoh distribution network. “I’ve known Miguel for many years in the wide-format graphics industry and I’m pleased to have him join our team,” said Phipps. “Miguel will bring a lot of experience to our organization and will help us meet our aggressive objectives moving forward.” Gonzalez comes to Mutoh with over 20 years of experience in the wide-format printing industry. Most recently he was with Neenah Paper, where he was responsible for driving West Coast sales in the wide-format category. “I’m very excited to be joining such an innovative group of people. Great things are happening at Mutoh,” Gonzalez added.
Mutoh Industries Limited, founded in 1952 in Tokyo, Japan, is celebrating over 60 years of business and began as a manufacturer and distributor of mechanical drafting products. Since then, ISO 9000-certified Mutoh Industries Limited has become “the world’s foremost manufacturer of large-format piezoelectric printers.” Mutoh also has engineering, manufacturing and distribution centres in Japan, Belgium, Germany, Singapore, Australia, China and Phoenix, Arizona.