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Fresh impetus for the offset printing ink market: Oliver Becker joins Hostmann-Steinberg


Oliver Becker is now in charge of sales for Hostmann-Steinberg’s sheet-fed offset inks in Celle and will work in close cooperation with the hubergroup companies across Europe. He joins after six years with KBA Polska and its successing company, KBA Central Eastern Europe.

Mr Becker says the new role will enable him to enhance his expertise in presses and printing technology with growing knowledge in printing inks: “The close cooperation between technical service and product development makes this position so interesting,” he says.

In welcoming Mr Becker Stefan Müller, CEO of Hostmann-Steinberg Celle, says: “We are delighted that Mr Becker has chosen to join us, bringing with him his wealth of sales expertise. We expect he will trigger new stimulus in this important market segment for us.”


About Oliver Becker :

After graduating as a mechanical engineer and taking on several sales roles, Oliver joined KBA Poland in 2006 becoming CEO in charge of Sales and Service for web offset presses. Born in 1965, he is married with two children and his hobbies include skiing, running and playing golf and tennis.

About the hubergroup:

The hubergroup is one of the world’s leading specialists for printing inks, coatings and press room chemistry, currently comprising 40 companies and more than 150 sites. The successful, family-owned enterprise with nearly 250 years of experience and expertise, manufactures high-quality products for packaging, commercial and news printing. With its 3600 employees, the group realised a turnover of approximately 800 million Euro in 2011.

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