Mike Herold EMT International’s new executive VP

Will handle Sales and Marketing

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Mike Herold, EMT's new executive VP of sales and marketing

EMT International, a leading supplier of finishing equipment to the digital print, label and packaging industries, has announced the appointment of Mike Herold as the new executive vice-president of Sales & Marketing for EMT International/Rotocontrol. 

Jim Driscoll, the outgoing executive VP of Sales & Marketing, after a 29-year career with the company, will transition to a new role as a consultant/advisor.

EMT International is focused on being a market-driven and technology-focused global industry leader and strong customer partner in the digital printing and label industries. It says these strategic leadership changes will strengthen its position and drive innovation and growth for the company.

Herold has over 16 years of experience in the inkjet industry. Throughout his career at previous employers Ricoh and IBM, Mike has demonstrated a track record of delivering strong results in partnership with customers, and a deep understanding of printing and finishing technologies for the digital print/label industries. 

Driscoll has been a member of EMT for 29 years and has played a pivotal role in driving the company’s success. He will continue to contribute his expertise and provide strategic guidance to the executive team, the company said.

Mohit Uberoi, owner and CEO of EMT/Rotocontrol, said, “We are thrilled to welcome someone with the caliber of Mike Herold to the leadership team. His tremendous experience, exceptional track record, and passion for innovation and customer satisfaction will be instrumental in driving the growth of our company in the digital print and label markets. I would also like to express my gratitude to Jim Driscoll for his outstanding contributions to EMT/Rotocontrol specifically, and the industry overall.

With over 80 years of experience, EMT International is known as a world leader in engineering and manufacturing quality finishing equipment, accessories, and web transport solutions, serving OEM and converting customers worldwide in the paper, document processing, packaging, label, and printing industries.

EMT creates highly customized, application-driven solutions in offset, flexo and digital inkjet technologies. It is headquartered in Northeast Wisconsin in the US and Siek, Germany (Rotocontrol). In 2017, EMT completed the buyout of Rotocontrol, headquartered in Linau, Germany.

In 2024, we are looking at full recovery and growth-led investment in Indian printing

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India is a large and tough terrain and while its book publishing and commercial printing industry have recovered and are increasingly embracing digital print, the Indian newspaper industry continues to recover its credibility and circulation. The signage industry is also recovering and new technologies and audiences such as digital 3D additive printing, digital textiles, and industrial printing are coming onto our pages. Diversification is a fact of life for our readers and like them, we will also have to adapt with agility to keep up with their business and technical information needs.

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