A B Graphic International (ABG), has further expanded its US sales team to support ongoing growth in the territory, with Jim Kehring promoted to handles sales in the West Coast region.

Mr Kehring began his ABG career as a field service technician, moving into the position of strategic partner coordinator, where he was a central point of contact for ABG’s key partners in the US. His role evolved into technical sales position. He has now moved up again, his time as West Coast regional sales manager. This covers Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington State. He will report directly into Al Spendlow, ABG’s US managing director.

In this new role, he will be instrumental in providing ABG’s customers with comprehensive knowledge and expertise across a wide range of equipment, including digital print finishing, automatic winding machines, winding and inspection machines, conventional web processing, camera inspection, special applications and special equipment.

Mr Kehring said, ‘As a regional sales manager, I’m looking forward to utilising my accumulated technical knowledge and appetite for innovation to assist customers with the market leading finishing solutions that ABG has to offer.’

Mr Spendlow said, ‘I am delighted that Jim has moved into this key appointment and feel that he’s perfectly suited to managing this growing customer portfolio. With his technical background and a wealth of industry and application knowledge, he will be able to hit the ground running and make an instant impact.’