Doctor Blade Technical Product Manager
Johnny began his printing career in 1987 at RR Donnelley, Newton, North Carolina as a student in the apprenticeship program. After 4 years and 8000 hours of combined education and practical experience, Johnny received his Journeyman Printer Certification from the North Carolina Department of Labor. He worked at RR Donnelley as a Press Operator for 11 years before being employed at Keating Gravure – USA, Charlotte, North Carolina as a Proof Press Technician.
In August 2000, Johnny joined the Max Daetwyler Corporation 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. In 2017, Johnny was inducted into the Gravure Association of America's Gravure Cylinder Society.
Johnny is Six Sigma Certified. See him share how Six Sigma is enhancing Daetwyler’s ground-level processes and bringing heightened value to customers: Six Sigma Certification