INX International Ink has appointed Paul Edwards as the new vice president of the digital division. A long-time and successful printing industry executive, he will report to president and CEO Bryce Kristo.

Mr Edwards joins INX after serving as the vice president of ink technology at EFI since 2011, being promoted to that position after serving as the senior director of ink research and development for nearly three years. He directed a team of more than 60 chemists while leading the product development effort and maximised innovation for several business units, including display graphics, ceramics, textile, corrugated, wood and labels. he also managed the print-head technology and analysis group.

‘We are very excited to have Paul Edwards join the INX International Ink Co team,’ said Mr Kristo. ‘He brings with him over 30 years of leadership and technological experience within the analogue and digital imaging field, both from a fluids and printing system perspective. We are focused on digital printing as a primary growth platform. His extensive experience in executing strategy within this market space will greatly help us drive this growth effort successfully in the future.’

‘The Sakata INX Group has a long and successful history of providing quality inks and technology. I am excited to be part of the INX family and be able to create differentiated and high performing digital products for our customers,’ commented Mr Edwards. ‘For much of my career, I have been involved with driving the analogue to digital revolution in print, and in the development and commercialisation of digital inks, coatings, and printing systems. Over the last few years INX has embarked on a digital journey for their customers, and I know my skills and experience can help accelerate the progress made by the team.’