Canadian Packaging

New leader for Flint Group

Flint Group, headquartered in Luxembourg, has announced that Daniel F. McDowell has been appointed as president of the global Packaging & Narrow Web division effectively on February 1, 2011.

January 25, 2011   by Canadian Packaging Staff

Flint Group, headquartered in Luxembourg, has announced that Daniel F. McDowell has been appointed as president of the global Packaging & Narrow Web division effectively on February 1, 2011.

McDowell will also join Flint Group’s executive management team and will report directly to Antoine Fady, chief executive officer.

Staring in the ink industry in 1990 with Color Converting Industries, he joined Flint Group from Siegwerk Druckfarben AG having been president of global operations, having previously run Siegwerk’s North American business for six years.

“I am delighted with the appointment of Dan to the role of president Packaging and Narrow Web. His international experience and track record in the packaging Ink industry will be a major asset to further drive our focus and performance in this critical sector. Dan’s appointment is also an essential step to the strengthening of the Flint Group management team and the ongoing successful development of the Flint Group,” remarks Antoine Fady.

Flint Group’s global Packaging and Narrow Web division offers a wide range of inks and coatings used for packaging and label printing, including conventional and UV (ultra violet) curing flexo inks and gravure inks for wide web packaging printing – as well as UV curing narrow web inks for flexographic, lithographic, letterpress and screen printing.

Flint Group

Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing and packaging industry. The company develops, manufactures and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including: a vast range of conventional and energy curable inks and coatings for most offset, flexographic and gravure applications; pressroom chemicals, printing blankets and sleeves for offset printing; photopolymer printing plates and sleeves, plate-making equipment and flexographic sleeve systems; pigments and additives for use in inks and other colorant applications. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group employs some 7,300 people. Revenues for 2009 were €2.1 billion (US $2.9 billion). On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves.

For more information, visit www.flintgrp.com.


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