Gerry Mulvaney, Affinity + Relationship Director for The Danwood Group Ltd, has been appointed to the Picon Council, the UK association of print industry manufacturers and suppliers.
Commenting on the appointment Peter Morris, Chairman of Picon, said “It’s important that the Picon Council represents our full membership and the broader UK supplier landscape. Gerry brings extensive contemporary digital print industry knowledge and energy and will be a valuable asset to the work we do.”
Gerry Mulvaney has been a Picon member for a number of years, and was instrumental in setting up the Picon Digital Focus Group in 2009. This group encompasses the country’s leading digital print engine, software and finishing suppliers who meet regularly to discuss and tackle topical and critical industry issues, trends and needs.
He has vast print industry experience including 23 years at Litho Supplies (starting as Product Manager and finishing as Executive Director). He joined Danwood in 2005 to set up the Graphics and Production Systems Division as MD, and since April this year has concentrated on Affinity +, Danwood’s partnership programme.
“I very much represent UK digital print engine suppliers on the Council and my appointment is a reflection of the significance of their presence in the Industry today”, said Gerry. “Picon is an important and dynamic organisation which gives members a strong understanding of the industry through its collective intelligence and networking between the leading industry suppliers across the full spectrum of technologies.”
In addition to Gerry, today the Picon Council comprises: Peter as Chairman, plus: Bob Usher, Apex Digital; Tim Klemz, Compact Engineering; George Clark, Heidelberg; Ron Chambers, Kadant; Christian Knapp, KBA; Robert Flather, Kolbus; Neil Sutton, Komori; Quen Baum, Morgana; Andreas Schillinger, Muller Martini; and Brian Filler, Screen UK.
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Picon Ltd is the leading industry trade association representing manufacturers and suppliers to the Printing, Papermaking and Paper Converting sectors. It is dedicated to providing support services and business advice to its members, a diverse range of organisations, from multi-nationals to SMEs, whose products provide solutions for all segments of the printing, papermaking and related markets. The BPMSA (British Paper Machinery Suppliers Association) is a division of Picon and these members specialise in the design and manufacture of machinery and technological processes used in the manufacture of paper and board.
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