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Technicote, Inc. Announces New ERP Business Software System

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erppic2Effective Monday, November 3, 2014, Technicote and our Sil Tech and Westfield sales divisions will be implementing a new ERP business software system throughout all departments in the company. This upgraded platform will enable Technicote to provide better service to our customers with improved accuracy and efficiency.  These system enhancements will have little to no affect as to how you conduct business with Technicote and will not impact order placement for our products.

Noticeable Changes:

The software improvements will result in changes in the format of some documents you receive from Technicote such as invoices, order acknowledgments, certificates of analysis, and certificates of compliance and shipping documents.  These documents will still contain all of the essential product information provided in the past, just rearranged within the document. A list of the key changes is shown in the following table.  To view a representative sample of these forms, please click on the corresponding Adobe .pdf file.

Non-Shipment Period:

To insure a smooth transition to the new ERP system, Technicote will initiate a non-shipment period from Saturday, November 1 through Tuesday November 4, 2014 to allow for data base changeover. We encourage our customers to immediately contact our customer service or sales representatives to verify and coordinate orders have been placed to meet your business delivery requirements before or after the non-shipment period.

We invite you to pass this communication along to others in your organization so that they are aware too. If there are any questions or concerns about how this change will affect your account, please contact your sales representative. We appreciate your cooperation during the initial stages of this ERP process.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE (COC)

There is a totally new look for the Certificate of Compliance. Each roll number and lot number will have their respective releases and adhesive coat weights listed. The test protocol, item specifications, and customer data will be transferred over into the new Certificate of Compliance.

Certificate of Compliance

RELEASE LINER CERTIFICATION

The Release Liner Certification has a new look, but will continue to contain the same information as the previous form.

INVOICE

Technicote invoices will appear the same with all pertinent information with only aesthetic appearance changes. However, you will now only receive one copy of the invoice. Going forward, you must submit a copy of the invoice along with your payment.

Invoice

ORDER ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

All pertinent Purchase Order information will now be in a much easier to read format. For each PO submitted you will now receive one Order Acknowledgement from Technicote. Our new acknowledgment, as before, will have all items, cuts, pricing and shipping information on one document. This will make it easier for order verification.

Order Acknowledgement

PACKING SLIP

The new Technicote Packing Slip will have the Technicote logo affixed. “Ship to” information stays the same. There is a description of the items being shipped, with a redesigned format for the number of rolls, width, and length. The packing slip will also reference the Technicote sales order, along with the customer order number. The number of skids will be included, along with the shipping weight.

<a href="http://www.technicote navigate to this website.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/packingslip.pdf” target=”_blank”>Packing Slip

PRODUCT ROLL LABELS

]The new roll label will have the same features of the existing roll label, with the addition of a QR 2D barcode for the roll/lot number. This barcode enhances scan ability of the roll/lot number for inventory purposes.

Roll Tag

LABEL TRAXX

Label Traxx will have no changes to the order function and will continue to meet your expectations.

Technicote Expands Digital Product Line to Include Ink Jet Offering

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Technicote is pleased to introduce the addition of SIX NEW PRODUCTS to its Techni-Jet line of pressure sensitive label materials to support the quickly growing digital label market. The Techni-Jet product line consists of premium label materials for print-on-demand digital print technologies, featuring both paper and film constructions each compatible with one or more types of digital printing such as toner-based laser, UV ink jet and aqueous ink jet. These products are ideal for short to medium sized print runs, and can be used in variety of markets including health and beauty, food and beverage, and wine label, among others. The below new products are intended for use with aqueous ink jet label printers, and are stocked for quick turnaround More about the author. Minimum order quantities are as little as 1 master x 1668’.

  • 60# Matte White Ink Jet/AT150/40# SCK – 60” master
  • 65# Premium Matte White Ink Jet/AT150/40# SCK – 60” master
  • 65# Technigloss Ink Jet/AT150/40# SCK – 60” master
  • 2.5 mil Matte White Digital Ink Jet Polypropylene/AT150/40# SCK – 30” master
  • 2.5 mil Matte Clear Digital Ink Jet Polyester/TP170/3.4 LF – 27” master
  • 4 mil Matte White Digital Ink Jet Vinyl/TP170/3.4 LF – 27” master

Custom Coat service is also available on a wide variety of adhesive and liner combinations not shown.
Techni-Jet ink jet products are available from Technicote’s Cuyahoga Falls, OH manufacturing location. Contact your Technicote sales representative for current pricing and lead times.

Technicote Adds Thin Film to Polypropylene Product Line

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Technicote Adds Thin Film to Polypropylene Product Line

Technicote is pleased to introduce 1 online plavix.6 mil White TC Polypropylene to its existing line of premium top-coated pressure sensitive film products. The white opaque, top coated, biaxially oriented (BOPP) film may be used in a wide variety of pressure sensitive label applications. The solid white polypropylene core is treated one side with a print receptive gloss coating for superb ink adhesion, and has great stiffness for efficient dispensability. The highly treated adhesive bonding layer on the reverse side allows the film to be coated with both permanent and removable adhesives. Economically priced, typical markets where this product is used include Health & Beauty Aids, Beverage, Household, and more!

1.6 mil White TC BOPP is available TRIM FREE in designated adhesive and liner combinations from Technicote’s Terre Haute, IN and Corona, CA manufacturing locations. Contact your Technicote sales representative for current pricing and lead times.

Technicote E-News – Volume 6, Issue 2

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Technicote Expands Drum Label Product Line with Addition of Synthetic Film


Technicote is pleased to announce the expansion of its durable film offering to now include seven products that have achieved British Standard BS 5609: 1986 Section 2 – ‘Marine and Laboratory Performance of Label Base Materials’ certification.

The most recent addition to this product line is 2 mil Matte White Polyprint, a polyester-based synthetic film that is top-coated for WBF, UVF, TT*and Laser print methods. 2 mil Polyprint, along with six additional products are BS 5609 Section 2 certified for unprinted label base materials when coated with our DL400 emulsion acrylic adhesive. Click here for full list

*Product should be tested thoroughly with appropriate ribbon prior to purchase

Trim Free Product Offering Continues to Grow


Technicote, Inc. has recently expanded its Trim Free Service Program to include a diverse selection of pressure sensitive label materials. The product offering has doubled since August, 2013, and includes popular industry-standard products, as well as niche items such as piggybacks, wine & specialty food, and IRCs (instant redeemable coupons).
The program incorporates seven of Technicote’s eight North American manufacturing and distribution locations, and features 1-2 day lead times on all products. Minimum order requirements are just one slit roll 4” x 5,000’ on most items.

To keep abreast of all the latest changes and additions to Technicote’s Trim Free Service Program, refer to the most recent Stock and Trim Free Product Guide.

2014 Wine, Spirits, and Specialty Food Product Guide Unveiled


Technicote unveiled its new Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food Product Guide during the 2014 Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento, California.

The product guide includes swatches of designer papers, films, and foils while also introducing two new face stocks exclusive to the pressure sensitive label industry.

Technicote’s 60# White Diamond paper offers a unique diamond shaped embossed pattern, while the 60# White Iceberg paper stands apart due to its extreme bright white color and slight vellum texture, making it unlike any other designer paper in the market. Both face stocks have wet strength and anti-mold treatments, and are specially manufactured for high-speed labeling and bottling.

60# White Diamond and 60# White Iceberg face stocks are custom coat items with your choice of adhesive and liner from Technicote’s Corona, CA plant. Pricing and sheet samples may be requested by contacting your Technicote sales representative. Don’t forget to request a copy of our Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food product guide by emailing Lauren Lange at llange@technicote.com.

Technicote’s Release Liner Division Offers Quick Delivery on Stock Items


Looking for a liner supplier? Technicote’s release liner division, Sil Tech, is a leading manufacturer of premium quality silicone coated release liners. It’s easy to get ‘carried away’ with Sil Tech’s extensive offering of release liner substrates, including super calendared krafts (SCK), clay coated papers (FBK), polycoated papers (PK), as well as an assortment of films (STY, PET, PE). All liners are available in one or more release levels ranging from ‘easy’ to ‘tight’ to best suit your specific application. Our in-stock release liners carry minimum orders as low as 1 MMSI and can be shipped in as little as 2-3 business days. Refer to our new stock product list for a complete offering of our quick turn-around release liner products. Custom coat products are also available. Contact the Sil Tech Marketing Department at 800-358-4446 for more information.

Technicote Introduces Two New Thermal Paper Products


Technicote is pleased to announce the addition of two new direct thermal grade papers to its current offering of Thermal label products.

Techni-Therm Direct Rx is a 3.3 mil direct thermal top coated label grade face stock specifically engineered for pharmacy prescription vial labels where exceptional image durability is required against household chemicals and the environment. This product’s ultra bright appearance is designed for exceptionally dark images on pharmacy thermal printers, with print speeds up to 8 ips. Techni-Therm Direct Rx’s superior sensitivity provides crisp, legible images with or without over-varnishes and is compatible with UV flexographic inks. Techni-Therm Direct Rx is available as a stock item with our TS523 adhesive and 40# SCK liner (item #68693) from our Terre Haute, Indiana manufacturing plant in 52” master width.

Also new to our Thermal product line is Techni-Therm Direct II WS, a 3.3 mil top coated direct thermal face stock designed for grocery weigh scale applications where water, oil, heat and room temperature plasticizer resistance is essential. This product was developed to produce darker images and barcodes, improve scan rates and increase resistance to mechanical scuffing while holding imaging speeds of up to 8 IPS. Techni-Therm Direct II WS is available Trim Free with Technicote’s AT150 adhesive and 40# SCK release liner (item #991843) out of our Terre Haute, IN manufacturing plant.

Please contact your Technicote sales representative for additional product information, pricing and sample requests.

Save $$$ by shopping Technicote Surplus Products


Help us clean out our warehouse, and be rewarded with attractive pricing below market value! Technicote’s list of surplus inventory is a great place to find incredible deals on first-run, high quality label products. All Surplus items are covered under Technicote’s standard warranty for quality and workmanship. Our list of Surplus inventory is always changing, so please check our website often for available products. We currently have Surplus slit rolls located in our Corona, CA, Miamisburg, OH, Terre Haute, IN, Burlington, NJ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Atlanta, GA warehouses. All Surplus items are first-come, first serve. Check it out before it’s too late! List »

Technicote Expands Trim Free Service Program

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Technicote, Inc. has recently expanded its Trim Free Service Program to include a diverse selection of pressure sensitive label materials.  “Our program contains a well balanced mix of substrates, adhesives and liners to satisfy the requirements for countless label applications buy synthroid online.” said Casey Boardwine, Senior Marketing Manager.

Technicote’s Trim Free offering has doubled since August, 2013, and includes popular industry-standard products, as well as niche items such as piggybacks, wine & specialty food, and IRCs (instant redeemable coupons).

The program incorporates seven of the company’s eight North American manufacturing and distribution locations, and features 1-2 day lead times on all products.  Minimum order requirements are just one slit roll 4” x 5,000’ on most items.

“We are committed to stay ahead of market demand for trim free products and have best in class lead times,” affirms Mark Quinlan, President of Technicote. “I encourage label converters to stay abreast of our new product additions, as we aggressively expand our offering to better serve our customers.”

Technicote publishes its Stock and Trim Free Product Guide quarterly. To view the April, 2014 edition, please click here.

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Technicote Unveils New Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food Guide

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PRESS RELEASE

Technicote will unveil its new Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food Product Guide during the 2014 Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento, California.

The swatchbook includes a variety of designer papers, films, and foils while also introducing two new exclusive facestocks into the pressure sensitive label industry. Technicote’s 60# White Diamond paper offers a unique diamond shaped embossed pattern to designers, while the 60# White Iceberg paper stands apart due its extreme bright white color and slight vellum texture, making it unlike any other designer paper in the market. Both facestocks have wet strength and anti-mold treatments and are specially manufactured for high-speed labeling and bottling click site. The 60# White Diamond and 60# White Iceberg facestocks are stocked in Technicote’s west coast Corona, CA plant and sample sheets are available upon request.

To receive your own Wine, Spirits & Specialty Food Product Guide please contact your local Sales Representative or contact Marketing Product Manager, Lauren Lange at llange@technicote.com

Technicote Appoints Mark D. Quinlan to President

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Technicote, Inc. announced the appointment of Mark D. Quinlan to the position of President. In this position, Mark will be responsible for establishing the company’s goals and objectives through strategic planning and leadership to promote profitability and growth within the organization. Mark will oversee all executives and their respective departments to insure individualized goals are met while maintaining Technicote’s position as a leading supplier of pressure sensitive roll label materials.

“The Board of Directors looks forward to Mark bringing a high level of energy, expertise and experience to the company,” said Mr. George Corbett, Chairman of Technicote. “I am confident his solid background and industry experience will allow him to make a significant impact on Technicote’s success over the next several years”.

With over 30 years of related industry experience, Mark spent the last five years of his career serving as President, Americas of Esko Graphics, Inc., Miamisburg, OH, where he had been responsible for driving the growth in revenue and profitability for the North America business. Previously, he spent 26 years with NCR Corporation, Dayton, OH, in a variety of executive level positions including Marketing, Sales, Business Development and General Management, with both domestic and international responsibilities.

Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio with a double major in Marketing and International business.

Technicote E-News – Volume 6, Issue 1

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Technicote President, Doug O’ Connell, Announces His Retirement


Doug O’Connell announced his intention to retire effective March 31, 2014 after nearly 6 years of dedicated service to the company.

Doug was hired as Technicote’s General Manager in December, 2007, and was later promoted to President in April, 2011. We appreciate the leadership he has provided, especially through the challenging times over the last couple of years.

Doug and his wife, Lynne, plan to move back to Pennsylvania in mid-2014 to be closer to his family and are looking forward to spending more time traveling and involvement in church activities.

The Board of Directors has initiated a search for a new President.
Please join us in wishing Doug all the best in his retirement.

Technicote Expands Holographic Polyester Offering with New Seamless Pattern


As the holidays quickly approach us, so does the glamour. Shopping aisles at retail outlets are jam packed with products dressed up in festive fashion to include labels and packaging that scream, “Celebrate”! Bright, shiny, and sparkly wrapped items light up the shelves as thousands of brands fight for the attention of billions of consumers through their marketing efforts. The boring, tiresome look of the “off-season” is now gone and has been replaced with a renewed presence of flash and flare.

There are only a few substrates on the market capable of transforming the drab look of a packaged product into a captivating work of art useful reference. One way of accomplishing this goal is through the use of holographic label materials.

Technicote offers a dynamic collection of pressure sensitive holographic polyester label products in a variety of spectacular patterns. Available in a 2 mil caliper thickness, our most popular patterns include the Rainbow, Sparkles, and Stardust designs, all which are available with your choice of adhesive and liner combination in 10 days or less!

The most recent addition to our holographic product line is our Seamless Rainbow pattern, which is true to its name. Comparable to the familiar Rainbow pattern of our industry, the new Seamless Rainbow product is completely seam-free! This dollar saving feature is a dream for label converters who regularly lose valuable production time and excess label scrap due to a visible seam which repeats through the entire roll of stock.

Our new 2 mil Seamless Rainbow Holographic Polyester available in stock with our TS523 adhesive and 50# SCK liner in a 30″ master web. All other all adhesive/liner combinations can coat and ship in 5-7 business days.

Samples and pricing are immediately available. Please contact your Technicote sales representative for more information.

Corona, California Plant Wins President’s Award for Safety


Doug O’Connell announced Technicote’s Corona, CA manufacturing plant as the recipient of the President’s Award for outstanding achievement. Please join us in congratulating our Corona, CA plant on successfully completing two years of production without a recordable injury.

This milestone was a team effort made possible because the Corona plant staff embraced and put into practice the following set of safety values and beliefs:

  • All injuries are preventable
  • Everyone is accountable for safety
  • Working safely is a condition of employment
  • Training to work safely is essential
  • Working safely is a good business practice

According to Plant Manager, George Parker, “This achievement was made possible by the commitment of each team member toward working safely each and every day, taking personal responsibility for their own safety, believing that all injuries are preventable, and understanding that safety is a good business practice.”

George and his team have gone above and beyond what is required by OSHA and he realizes that, “It really boils down to caring about our employees, caring about our company, and caring about our customers.”

Again, congratulations to George and his staff in Corona, CA for a job well done.

Technicote Welcomes New Employees


Nick Daumann has joined our team as the new Pricing Administration Manager.

Nick is a Beavercreek, Ohio native and a 2012 graduate of Wright State University with a B.A. in Communications. Nick’s prior professional experience includes serving in Marketing and Public Relations roles for sports entities in the Dayton and Greater Cincinnati areas along with holding multiple Marketing internships throughout his college career. Most recently, he was the Director of Marketing for a CBS Sports Radio affiliate in Cincinnati.

Nick’s new role includes customer product pricing, submitting production roll sample requests, and assisting on various marketing projects.

In his free time, Nick enjoys fishing, camping, and hiking as well as rooting on the Reds and Bengals.

Gary Evenson has accepted a new role to be the Sales Rep for our Sil Tech division.

Gary has twenty years of experience in selling release liner and has previously worked for Rayven Inc. for seven years and thirteen years for Douglas-Hanson (now Loparex). He also has in-depth experience in selling UV cured release liners.

Gary earned a B.A. in Business Administration from Mount Senario College in Ladysmith, Wisconsin and currently lives in Baldwin, Wisconsin with three daughters, ages 18, 16, and 13.

Mike Clemons has returned to Technicote as our Production Planning Supervisor in Miamisburg.

In this role, he and the Materials Management Team will work with the Plant Managers to optimize operating performance and focus on market responsiveness.

Mike had previously worked at Technicote for almost twenty years. Mike started as a Lab Technician in Miamisburg and after five years, worked his way up to the Plant Manager’s position for the Corona, California plant. Given this experience, Mike has a great amount of familiarity with our business and processes. In the years since he left Technicote, Mike has worked in quality, planning, and technical capacities. Most recently, he was the Production Planner/Technical Manager for Hooven Dayton where he was responsible for scheduling 15 presses at two manufacturing locations.

Please join us in welcoming all three new members of the Technicote team aboard!

Technicote Introduces New 2.6 mil Thermal Transfer Polypropylene


Technicote is pleased to announce the introduction of a new and thinner Thermal Transfer product. The 2.6 mil Thermal Transfer Polypropylene film has been chosen to replace Technicote’s existing 2.8 mil and 3.0 mil Thermal Transfer printable product offerings.

Recommended for applications where chemical or water resistance is required, this matte white film can be used in countless industries. Typically associated with barcode labels, end uses also include but are not limited to: Retail apparel labels, consumer durables, office products, logistics and supply chain purposes, pharmaceutical bottles, and many more.

This product also features excellent print resolution and abrasion resistance that is weather resistant for up to a year.

Sheet or roll samples of Technicote’s new 2.6 mil Thermal Transfer BOPP product are available by contacting your local sales representative, or by calling our Customer Service Department direct at 800-358-4448.

Season’s Greetings to Our Valued Customers


With the holidays and family celebrations fast approaching, Technicote would like to take this time to wish you and your families a happy holiday season and make you aware of our upcoming holiday hours.

If you have any questions about our hours or your order please call your Technicote customer service representative at 800-358-4448.

We will be operating under normal business hours with the exception of the below closures:

  • Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Thursday, November 28th – Closed
  • Friday, November 29th – Closed
  • Christmas Holiday
  • Tuesday, December 24th – Closed
  • Wednesday, December 25th – Closed
  • New Year’s Holiday
  • Tuesday, December 31st – Closed at 12:00 PM
  • Wednesday, January 1st – Closed

We wish you all a very joyous and safe holiday season.

Save $$$ by shopping Technicote Surplus Products


Help us clean out our warehouse, and be rewarded with attractive pricing below market value! Technicote’s list of surplus inventory is a great place to find incredible deals on first-run, high quality label products. All Surplus items are covered under Technicote’s standard warranty for quality and workmanship. Our list of Surplus inventory is always changing, so please check our website often for available products. We currently have Surplus slit rolls located in our Corona, CA, Miamisburg, OH, Terre Haute, IN, Burlington, NJ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Atlanta, GA warehouses. All Surplus items are first-come, first serve. Check it out before it’s too late! List »

Technicote’s Northeastern Distribution Facility Moves to New Location

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During mid-June 2013, Technicote will be moving its northeast distribution center from its current location in Burlington, New Jersey, to a new facility in Fallsington, Pennsylvania (15 road miles apart). Our materials planning group has taken steps to build extra inventory to service our customers and provide uninterrupted service for all stock products during the move. Your Technicote sales representative will discuss your business expectations for the month of June with you, and help work through any special product requirements beyond normal label product demand.
The new Fallsington, PA facility will provide Technicote with improved business flow processes for its slitting operations, as well as inventory control needed to support growth. Freight charges will not change, and the transit time required for your orders will be the same as in the past.

NEW PLANT ADDRESS
101 Morrisville Road
Fallsington, PA 19054

Thank you for your continued interest in Technicote Pressure Sensitive Labeling Solutions.
Sincerely,

Ralph Adkins
Director of Sales & Marketing

Technicote E-News – Volume 5, Issue 4

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Technicote Celebrates Grand Re-Opening with Open House Event


Technicote celebrated its grand re-opening on April 20th with an Open House event at the company’s newly renovated manufacturing plant in northeastern Ohio.

Customers and Technicote employees joined together at 70 Marc Drive in Cuyahoga Falls, OH to attend a plant tour and lunch reception at the new building site, where just 16 months earlier, a devastating fire had taken place, destroying the original structure and nearly everything in it.

In addition to being 20% larger than the original structure, its open floor plan and 24’ ceilings provide greater operational efficiency and supports future expansion of the business.

Doug O’Connell, President, welcomed the guests, and Ralph Adkins, Director of Sales and Marketing, presented a slide show documenting the history of Technicote, which was originally founded in 1980 on this site. The presentation continued with highlights of the company’s manufacturing capabilities, product offerings and service programs before concluding with a plant tour, led by Dave Bolanz (Plant Manager) and Dave Eckelbecker (Slitting Supervisor).

Following the tour, the guests enjoyed a lunch reception with members of Technicote’s corporate management team, plant employees, and shareholders.

Technicote Honors Veteran Employees for 30 Years of Service


Tom Blosser (pictured below) and Don Kopp were honored last week for 30 years of dedicated employment with Technicote.

Tom Blosser (left) accepts his 30 year anniversary plaque.
Others pictured: Joe Roth (Dir. of Technical & Quality)
and Doug O’Connell (President)

Tom began his career with Technicote as a senior manager of our Technical Services Department, and the first employee in our Miamisburg, OH plant. He continues in this very important role (Director of Technical Services) today.

As a member of Technicote’s Leadership Team, Tom’s knowledge and expertise in the label industry have been invaluable throughout his tenure with the company.

Tom works out of Technicote’s corporate headquarters in Miamisburg, OH.

Don has spent the last 30 years filling multiple positions within the company. Starting in the plant as a Shipper/Packer, he advanced to Silicone Coater Operator after various stints as Coater Helper, Slitter Operator, and Maintenance Worker. Since then, Don has also been very active in Technicote’s Westfield division, where he operated the equipment to produce Strata® brand sheeted products.

Don continues to be an important part of the team in our newly reopened Cuyahoga Falls, OH facility.

Steve Prim Joins Technicote Sales Team


Sales / Marketing

Steve Prim

Technicote is pleased to announce the promotion of Steve Prim to the position of Territory Manager. In his new role, Steve will be responsible for sales representation of Technicote pressure sensitive roll label products in southern Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

Steve brings over 12 years of experience with Technicote to this position, where he held previous roles including Inside Sales Manager and Buyer/Planner. He has most recently been responsible for managing Technicote’s Canadian sales territory.

Please join us in congratulating Steve for this well deserved promotion.

Technicote Welcomes New Employees


Technical Services

Scott Lucia

Conrad Heimberg

Technicote welcomes two new members to its Technical Services team.

Scott Lucia has joined our Technical Team in his position as Technical Specialist.

Scott has a background in offset printing with 12 years of commercial printing experience, and 12 years of print testing experience in a laboratory environment, working for Champion International, International Paper and NewPage paper companies as well as customer service experience resolving printing and paper related complaints.

Scott will provide on-site technical support in solving quality issues, as well as conduct and observe material trials and qualifications. Scott also plays an active role in Technicote’s ISO audit and documentation process and assists with complaint administration.

Conrad Heimberg has been hired as Quality Analyst.

Prior to joining Technicote, Conrad spent 14 years working for Loparex as R&D Pilot lab technician, customer service associate and quality assurance team leader.

Conrad will be responsible for complaint administration and quality analysis of all Technicote pressure sensitive and non-pressure sensitive label products, as well as Sil Tech release liner and Westfield sheeted products. Conrad will also be supporting the Sil Tech release liner division with new product development.


Operations

Wayne Higaki

Wayne Higaki joined Technicote as Director of Operations effective May 6. Wayne’s prior experience includes a broad background in operations management. Some of his previous roles include Director of Operations for American Decal, Operations Manager at Rexam Release, and plant manager of Avery Reflective. Most recently, he was General Manager of ITW’s Coding Products group outside Traverse City, MI.

Wayne earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Cleveland State University, and an MBA in Finance (also from Cleveland State). Wayne and his wife will be relocating from Traverse City, MI to Technicote’s corporate headquarters in Miamisburg, OH.

Please join us in welcoming Wayne to Technicote.

Save $$$ by shopping Technicote Surplus Products


Help us clean out our warehouse, and be rewarded with attractive pricing below market value! Technicote’s list of surplus inventory is a great place to find incredible deals on first-run, high quality label products. All Surplus items are covered under Technicote’s standard warranty for quality and workmanship. Our list of Surplus inventory is always changing, so please check our website often for available products. We currently have Surplus slit rolls located in our Corona, CA, Miamisburg, OH, Terre Haute, IN, Burlington, NJ, Cuyahoga Falls, OH and Atlanta, GA warehouses. All Surplus items are first-come, first serve. Check it out before it’s too late! List »