Michelman Strengthens Applications Expertise with New Global Business Development & Applications Director for Printing & Packaging

CINCINNATI, OH (May 27, 2020) – Michelman is pleased to announce the hiring of Ralph Giammarco as Global Business Development & Applications Director for Printing & Packaging. Ralph has a rich background and extensive relationships in the industry and will be responsible for improving the customer experience and expanding the company’s Printing & Packaging market segment.

Rick Michelman, Chief Technology Officer & Executive Vice President, commented that “Ralph has worked with Michelman for many years as Vice President and Team Leader of S-One Labels & Packaging LLC, one of the main distributors of our DigiPrime® product portfolio geared for HP Indigo printers, converters, and paper mills. We believe that bringing Ralph’s extensive market and product development skills to Michelman will have major benefits to both companies as well as the overall labels and packaging markets.” 

Ralph has over 30 years in the Printing & Packaging Industry with numerous global development roles at Avery Dennison, Tekra, and General Electric, along with leadership and ownership roles at Utopia Digital Technologies and S-One Holdings Corporation.

Continues Michelman, “This experience has well-positioned him to manage the business and application development of our digital, paper converting, and flexible packaging market segments, allowing us to expand these segments’ product, technology, and geographical dimensions.”

Ron Simkins, CEO of S-One Holdings Corporation, adds, “This is what S-One is all about, we want our team members to make their ideas realities, learn and mentor, and create opportunities. I’m confident Ralph will take his strong leadership and innovation mindset to one of our trusted partners, and help expand our opportunities geographically and into new markets. S-One Labels and Packaging LLC has had tremendous growth and success under his vision, and the high-powered team he has built is ready to take the baton and continue to work with Ralph in this new opportunity.”

About Michelman
Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface additives and polymeric binders are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Michelman is also well-known as an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging and paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.

About S-One Holdings Corporation
S-One Holdings Corporation is a global holding company headquartered in Sarasota, Fla., that oversees a number of subsidiary companies: S-One Labels and Packaging, LexJet, Utopia Digital Technologies, ABAQA, Brand Management Group, Avatrex, and Digiprint Supplies. S-One’s subsidiaries and brands are known throughout the graphics and media industries for the research, development, manufacturing, sale and distribution of products for imaging and design professionals worldwide. Through its subsidiary companies, S-One has strategic alliances with Michelman, CharterNex, Futamura, PSI, Protect-all, Kustom Group, KDX-Europe, Taghleef, VerifyMe, HP and KODAK.

Client Contacts:

Ms. Doreen Stanley
Content Marketing Manager
+1 513 794 4285

In Asia:
Ms. Erica Liao
Marketing Communications Manager
+86 21 2098 6880 x8002

In India:
Ms. Aditi Ullal
Assistant Marketing Manager
+91 226 221 3820

Agency Contact:
Mr. Jeffry Caudill
Gingerquill, Inc.
+1 513 448 1140

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