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IIMAK Appoints New Sales Director for North America TTR

18 November 2015
IIMAK Appoints New Sales Director for North America TTR

AMHERST (N.Y.) November 18, 2015 – International Imaging Materials, Inc. (IIMAK), is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Francis as Sales Director, North America Thermal Transfer Ribbons (TTR). In his new role, Rob will be responsible for leading the sales team to grow business with existing partners and expand IIMAK’s customer base. With 25 years’ experience in the Auto ID and packaging world, Rob brings to IIMAK valuable experience and knowledge of the industry and TTR sales channels. 

“Rob will provide strong leadership to our established sales team”, stated José Morlin, VP Sales & Marketing TTR. “His combination of industry experience and proven sales management skills will serve him well as he takes on this new responsibility. Rob has good strategic insight, essential in helping forge a path to continued success in an increasingly competitive market.”

“I’m very excited to join the IIMAK team.” Added Rob Francis “Our account managers have a long tenure with the company and with supporting our customers.  I look forward to further cultivating these relationships, and continuing to build long-term partnerships in order to grow our mutual businesses.”

Rob holds an MBA from Temple University and a BS in Management Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He previously worked as Sales Director of US printer OEM, Datamax-O’Neil, National Sales Manager at Sony Chemicals, and was also employed by Avery Dennison’s Soabar division.

About IIMAK 

Founded in 1983, IIMAK is a global leader in the development, manufacture, and distribution of printing, imaging, and marking consumable supplies and related services. In addition to thermal transfer ribbons, IIMAK also specializes in digital and analog inks, specialty converting, direct thermal films and medical device manufacturing. IIMAK's primary manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Amherst, New York, with additional manufacturing plants in Europe, Brazil and Mexico. For more information, visit