Gilman Brothers, which manufactures foam boards for the sign and graphics industry, has welcomed Shellie Silbert to its business development team, where she will serve as a strategy and innovation specialist.
Dover has promoted Abhi Agrawal from vice-president (VP) of strategy and business development to president of Dover Digital Printing, a newly formed operating company within its engineered systems segment.
Sign shop franchisor FastSigns International has hired Chris Becraft as vice-president (VP) of national accounts, a role involving comprehensive project management for companies with multiple locations across North America and around the world.
3M has launched a North American road show to demonstrate a variety of road infrastructure and transportation safety innovations, such as reflective signage and wet-reflective pavement markings. The tour will reach nearly 50 cities, including several in Canada.
Jodi Sawyer, market development manager for Flexcon, which coats and laminates films and adhesives for wide-format graphic applications, has been named chair of the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) for 2018.
Elliott Equipment, which manufactures and sells a complete line of truck-mounted aerial work platforms and cranes for sign installers and other professionals, has hired Tom Vatter as its new vice-president (VP) of sales and marketing.
Esko, a provider of sign finishing software and hardware, has appointed Chris Miller vice-president (VP) for North America. He succeeds Mark Quinlan, who earlier announced plans to retire this quarter.
Magnum Tapes & Films, a newly formed division of Magnum Magnetics that manufactures pressure-sensitive adhesive-backed vinyl, polypropylene (PP) and paper substrates for printed graphics, has hired Jay Smith to join its technical sales team.
Primex Plastics, which custom-extrudes, sells and distributes polystyrene (PS) sheets and rolls throughout North America and Europe for printing and thermoforming, has appointed Gordon B. McFaul territory business manager for Quebec.
The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), which develops test methods and educational materials for textile printing professionals around the world, has hired Brian C. Francois as its new executive vice-president (EVP).