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Apr 2, 2013 12:00 AM
2nd April, Cambridge, UK – Inca Digital, the inkjet printing specialist, today announces the appointment of Dr John Mills as CEO with immediate effect.
John has extensive experience of developing and commercialising advanced industrial technologies, specifically in the fields of inkjet and plastic electronics. Holding a PhD in Physics, his senior roles have included Director of Development with Domino Printing Sciences, Vice President and COO at Plastic Logic and, for the last four and a half years, CEO of DataLase.
John is looking forward to making a contribution at Inca and says “Inca Digital is a world-class company at the forefront of digital printing technology and I am very excited about working with such an experienced team to take the company to even greater success. Inca changed how the industry produced wide-format print and we have the potential to develop ‘game-changing’ digital print solutions that provide considerable production value and efficiency to new markets.”
Commenting on the appointment, Nigel Puttergill, Inca Chairman, said “It’s a great pleasure to welcome John to Inca. He brings considerable strategic, operational and commercial expertise to the company and he will be instrumental in guiding and growing the business.”
Bill Baxter will remain on the Inca Board along with the other serving officers: Yoshinari Otani, Chief Operating Officer; Stephen Tunnicliffe Wilson, Director of R&D; Dominique Marciniak, Finance Director and Nigel Puttergill, Chairman.
About Inca Digital Printers
Inca Digital Printers, part of the Dainippon Screen Group, is one of the world's leading pioneers and manufacturers of flat-bed inkjet printing technology. The Eagle and Columbia printers set the early standards in flatbed printing inkjet technology. Today the groundbreaking Onset Series and Spyder 320 range ensure that Inca's products remain at the forefront of productivity, quality and reliability. Fujifilm manufactures and develops the UV inks used in Inca machines and sells the flatbed printers around the world. Its facility in Cambridge, UK, incorporates R&D, customer support, machine assembly and commissioning, a dedicated training facility and clean rooms for printhead assembly and refurbishment. Around a third of staff are involved in R&D and significant investment here helps the company maintain its position at the forefront of machine productivity, innovation, quality and reliability. www.incadigital.com