Maxcess International, a global leader in engineered components for the web handling industry, announced today the promotion of Darrell Whiteside to sales manager, North America. He will manage one of the largest networks of factory-trained salespeople in the industry to drive Maxcess customer value and enhance local sales efforts for Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland products.

"Darrell’s technical experience and understanding of our customers unique needs have made him an invaluable member of the Maxcess team,” said Tom Herold, vice president of sales, North America. “I’m confident he will hit the ground running as we work to further develop a customer-focused sales program that adds value while making it even easier to improve efficiency with Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland equipment.

As the parent company to three of the industry’s leading names, Fife (guiding and inspection), MAGPOWR (tension control), and Tidland (winding and slitting), Maxcess brings over 170 combined years of experience, problem solving and technological know-how to the web handling industry, representing technology leadership and innovation to converters, packaging facilities, paper mills, and all applications in between.