Mohawk Fine Papers Inc. has named Michael Madura as Vice President, Digital Media. In his new role, he will report to Paul Biesiadecki, Mohawk’s Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing.
“Earlier this year Mohawk made a commitment to expanding our product offering and communicating with customers in new ways. Mike’s digital printing industry knowledge and direct marketing experience will be an asset to us in the marketplace,” says Biesiadecki.
Madura has over 15 years experience in the digital print industry. He began his career at Xerox in 1996 and most recently held the position of Manager, Production Marketing Communications for the Xerox Graphic Communications Business Group.
An HP Indigo Preferred Partner, Mohawk is North America's largest privately owned manufacturer of fine papers for commercial and digital printing. Signature brands include Mohawk SuperfineÒ, StrathmoreÒ, InxwellÒ, and proprietary i-ToneÒ for HP Indigo. Mohawk papers are chosen for commercial printing, photo specialties and high-end direct mail. Products and samples are available through leading paper distributors and at mohawkpaperstore.com.
The company is leveraging connections in the digital, design and photo space to develop new tech offerings: Mohawk Maestro, a software solution for professional photographers and labs; Pinhole Press is a new consumer-facing photo brand; Felt & Wire Shop is an online marketplace for social stationery, posters, and prints.
This third-generation, family-owned business and certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise is constantly renewing its commitment to environmental stewardship. As the first U.S. manufacturer of commercial printing papers to match 100% of its electricity with windpower renewable energy credits and the first U.S. premium paper mill to shift toward carbon neutral production, its portfolio of recycled papers certified by Green Seal and the Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC) standards continues to grow along with the rest of the company.