Johnny Stamey, Daetwyler’s Doctor Blade Technical Product Manager was named into the Gravure Cylinder Society at the 2017 annual meeting of the Gravure Association of the Americas.
The Society was established to:
- Permit the members of the Gravure Association of the Americas to honor those industry leaders who have made outstanding or extraordinary contributions to the Gravure Industry and the Gravure Association of the Americas and its predecessor organizations – Packaging and Label Gravure Association Global, Gravure Association of America, Gravure Technical Association and Gravure Research Institute.
- Pay respect and appreciation to those whose vision, dedication and perseverance have been responsible for the growth of gravure from an accomplished and well-practiced craft to an International Industry of printing, publication, packaging, converting, specialty and gravure material and equipment firms.
- Promote and perpetuate the good friendship and camaraderie that has developed among those whose devoted careers have make possible the continued growth, accomplishments and traditions of the Gravure Industry.
- Support and promote through the individual and organized efforts of the members of the Society, the interest and well-being of the Gravure Association of America and the Gravure Industry.
Johnny began his career in the printing industry 30 years ago and came to Daetwyler in 2000 as a Technical Sales Representative. In 2004 Johnny was awarded the FTA’s Author of Excellence award for his article on doctor blade troubleshooting. He is currently the Technical Product Manager for Daetwyler and covers the US, Canada and Mexico. He is actively involved in FTA, TLMI, and GAA.