1 March 2018
CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM – UK based prepress company Hamillroad Software has today announced the appointment of Steve Mayer as Vice President US Customer Support, to support its customers in the Americas.
Mayer brings more than 30 years of experience working in the graphics arts industry. Joining Polaroid in 1992 as a Senior Engineer, he progressed to Principal Engineer where he had overall responsibility for the Harlequin RIP component of the PolaProof system. Mayer then joined Global Graphics (formerly Harlequin) in 1999 as their Customer Support Manager, a position he held for 19 years, while also acting as Product Manager for the Jaws RIP.
Following a prosperous 2017 which saw Hamillroad’s employee count grow from 2 to 12, along with the successful launch of Bellissima DMS, its Digitally Modulated Screening solution for flexo printing, Mayer’s appointment is timely, as Hamillroad enter 2018 with further growth and customers to support. Mayer will focus on supporting Hamillroad’s American customers, across its portfolio of products, including Auraia DMS, and Bellissima DMS.
Hamillroad CEO, Andy Cave, commented on the appointment: “Our customers are important to us, taking excellent care of them has been, and will always be, one of the cornerstones of the company. We are extremely pleased to welcome Steve to the team. Steve’s wealth of industry knowledge, especially his RIP knowledge, is invaluable to us. Steve will be supporting our ever-growing customer base across the Americas and will play an important role in the continued expansion of Hamillroad.”
Commenting on the new position, Steve Mayer said: “I am very excited to be a part of the Hamillroad team that is bringing improved quality and lower costs to print. After 19 years supporting OEM customers, I’m looking forward to working with the folks that actually put the ink on paper. I’ve had an opportunity to see Hamillroad’s products from the outside. I’m thrilled now to be joining the team that will help bring these solutions to customers around the world.”
Image Caption: Steve Mayer Appointed Vice President US Customer Support at Hamillroad Software.
Hamillroad Software is a global supplier of software solutions for the prepress industry. Hamillroad solutions help customers save time and money during all stages of the printing process, as well as improving printed image fidelity.
Hamillroad Software specializes in Digitally Modulated Screening which provides unparalleled screening technology for Lithographic (Auraia DMS) and Flexographic (Bellissima DMS) printing.
The FirstPROOF solution allows users to simulate errors which may occur on press before plates have been made. It helps users save valuable time and money during the pre-press process.
In addition, their Lightning Plugins work with the Harlequin RIP to improve the output speed of TIFF, PDF or LEN files by up to 4-10x or more, making the prepress screening (RIP output) process faster and more efficient.
Hamillroad Software has its headquarters in Cambridge, England and partners with resellers and OEMs worldwide to distribute and sell its solutions. For more information on Hamillroad and its products, please visit www.hamillroad.com
1 March 2018