Edale has appointed Phil Jagar as its new sales manager for North America.

The company claims the market is growing and has experienced interest in its range of cartons, labels, digital web and finishing solutions.

Mr Jager said, ‘I have worked in the print and packaging industry for over twenty-five years. Most recently, I was with Fujifilm as their national packaging manager. I have extensive experience in the folding carton and label industries from both a production machinery and a finished goods perspective. I am equally familiar with the US and Canadian marketplace and am excited about the growth opportunities in those markets. I am delighted to be a part of this super-dynamic team that represents world-class flexographic innovative technology.’

Darren Pickford, sales director, added, ‘The appointment of Phil Jager has created an exciting opportunity for us and our customers. His knowledge of the North American market and its needs are a real asset to the team as he has vast experience in converting, flexographic, lithographic and digital printing. Throughout his career, he has successfully developed strong relationships, understood customer needs, and provided solutions.’