DANVERS, MA — Techkon USA announced that Richard Black has joined the company as the new Midwest Sales Manager. The strategic hire is an effort to meet the company’s ever-increasing customer base in the Midwest. Techkon has experienced rapid growth in that area and throughout North America over the past two years.

Black has worked in the printing and publishing industry for more than 30 years. He spent 17 years working for major manufacturers such as Fujifilm and GretagMacbeth and then joined All Printing Resources in August 2006. He served as the VP of Business Development, focusing on new business opportunities with strategic product lines and digital products in the narrow web market.

Black is involved with industry associations including the FIRST Committee as a member, speaking at both FTA’s Forum and Fall Conference, co-chairing the 2010 Fall Conference as well as speaking, and as a session co-chair at the TLMI Technical Conference.

“We are thrilled to have Richard join the Techkon USA team,” said Devin Abramowitz, Director of Sales. “He brings an extensive range of skills, experience and expertise to this very customer-focused role, and we are certain this will be well received in the marketplace.”

Techkon is a leader in densitometers, spectrophotometers and color software solutions for the global print community.