Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America has announced that Patrick Hogan and Bill Ruttan have joined the Harper team as technical graphics advisors for the Midwest and Southeast, respectively.

Hogan is a six sigma green belt with extensive knowledge of flexographic and rotogravure print processes and graphic arts. He is also an IDEAlliance Certified Color Management Professional. Prior to joining Harper, Hogan served as print services manager for Bemis.

Ruttan brings 29 years of experience in the industry ranging from press operation to graphics manager for a high profile folding carton plant. He is a flexo and offset printing professional with extensive practical experience in wide web folding carton production. His expertise includes pre-press manager, graphics manager, printing SME – wide web flexo folding carton and web offset, extended color gamut printing expert, process improvement and innovation, diversified flexographic printing experience, lean manufacturing and management through multiple Kaizen events, and positive management leadership training. Prior to joining Harper, Ruttan worked at Graphic Packaging.

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