EDI Promotes Andrei Stapinoiu to European Sales Director

SANDHURST, UK, August 25, 2010: Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI) has promoted Andrei Stapinoiu to the position of sales director for Europe, it was announced today by Dennis S. Paradise, vice president of sales and marketing.

In addition to working with EDI's network of agents throughout Europe and the Middle East, Mr. Stapinoiu will now also oversee the company's agent in South Africa and supervise sales activities at EDI's German-based European subsidiary, EDI GmbH.

"Andrei has played a pivotal role in the growth of our sales to processors and OEMs in Europe and the Middle East," said Paradise. "His understanding of the extrusion and web converting industries and his extensive background in international business have made him a valuable resource for our customers."

Andrei Stapinoiu joined EDI in 2007 as European sales manager, coming from EGS Gauging Ltd. (formerly Eurotherm), the supplier of measurement and control systems for web processes. He served that company for five years as sales and marketing director for western and central Europe, Russia, and the Mideast. In previous positions with other industrial companies, he held business development and sales responsibilities and supervised projects in Europe and the Mideast.

Mr. Stapinoiu holds a Master of Science degree in management from Purdue University in the U.S.A. and a B.Sc. in Sales and Marketing and an MBA degree from Budapest University. He speaks English, French, Russian, and his native Romanian.

His office is at

6 Allendale Close,

Sandhurst GU47 8NJ,


Tel +44 7704 325432.

Fax: +44 208 4329971.

Email: astapinoiu@extrusiondies.com.

EDI GmbH is headquartered at

Kastanienweg 8,

51580 Reichshof-Wehnrath,


Tel.: +49-2265-980627.

Fax: +49-2265-980690.

E-Mail: info@edi-gmbh.de.

EXTRUSION DIES INDUSTRIES, LLC (EDI) is a leading international supplier of flat dies for sheet, film, extrusion coating, fluid coating, and pelletizing. The company designs and manufactures dies, feedblocks, deckling systems, vacuum boxes, and related equipment. Its subsidiaries include EDI GmbH in Reichshof-Wehnrath, Germany, and EDI China in Shanghai. In the U.S.A., Germany, and China, EDI operates facilities dedicated to reworking its own dies and those built by other suppliers, and it has licensed a fourth rework facility in Japan. Headquartered in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, U.S.A., EDI is focused on supplying the global market. Visit www.extrusiondies.com and www.reworkdies.com. E-mail: sales@extrusiondies.com.

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