Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, announced the promotion of two people into key leadership roles. Chris Harper has been promoted to global product manager for MAGPOWR Tension Control, and Darren Irons has been promoted to global product manager for Fife Guiding and Inspection.
Harper joined MAGPOWR in 1991
where he held several roles, including service technician and customer support.
In 2002 he became a district manager, serving as a local contact to help
Maxcess customers in Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan achieve a diverse range of production goals using Fife,
MAGPOWR and Tidland products. Harper brings a holistic view of the web handling
process and a deep understanding of how guiding, winding, slitting, inspection
and tension control contribute to production quality.
many years of service and support for our brands, Chris has proven himself as
someone who takes the time to understand our customers’ unique applications,”
says Greg Jehlik, Maxcess president and CEO. “I’m excited to see him use this
knowledge to introduce products and services that will help customers simplify
their operations while improving productivity.”
joined Maxcess in 2007 as global product manager for MAGPOWR Tension Control
where he launched several product improvements to help customers improve
productivity, including IP67-rated load cells, an expanded line of Magnetic
Particle Brakes, and a new tension control. Prior to joining Maxcess, Irons
served Texas Instruments in various positions including product manager, product
line strategy manager, and product marketing manager.
proven to be a great fit with Maxcess’ culture of delivering unrivaled customer
value,” says Jehlik. “His experience in bringing innovation to a global market
will be vital as we seek to extend Fife’s
portfolio of guiding and inspection products, helping our customers maximize
profit by adapting to quickly changing markets and materials.”
helps the web handling industry maximize productivity with convenient access to
innovative products and services worldwide. By bringing together the leading
brands of Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland, Maxcess has built an unrivaled network of
application experts with over 170 years combined experience to help customers
improve efficiency and production quality anywhere in the world.