IST METZ Makes New Appointments to Sales Management Position

Press release submitted on behalf of IST METZ.

IST METZ, Nürtingen, Germany, having worked for the Nürtingen-based UV specialist IST METZ for almost twenty years, Arnd Riekenbrauck now heads the manpowered sales team in the Web and Converting division. The task of this organizational unit is the design and sale of high-performance UV, LED and excimer technologies for the printing and coating sector. Riekenbrauck has already held important key positions within the company in the past.

Over the course of almost three decades, Arnd Riekenbrauck, who holds a degree in printing technology and a master’s degree in economics, has gained extensive experience and has held key positions in application development, business development and sales management. Most recently, he worked very successfully for IST METZ as Senior Manager in the New Markets and Pre-Development division. In a large publishing company in Vienna, he laid the foundations of his career as technical operations manager and later as sales business manager. His entire career includes positions as technical director in gravure printing and as sales manager in graphic equipment.

Not only Riekenbrauck himself, but also IST METZ Managing Director Tim Sterbak is pleased with the decision: “I am very happy that we were able to win Arnd Riekenbrauck for this responsible task. He is highly motivated and I am confident that he will lead our sales team in the web and converting sector to a new and future-oriented level thanks to his human and professional qualities.”

About IST METZ GmbH & Co. KG
IST METZ GmbH & Co. KG is a medium-sized mechanical engineering company with international operations based in Nürtingen, in Southern Germany. About 550 employees are currently working for the IST METZ company group. For more than 45 years, the company has been producing systems for curing print and coatings using UV light. The UV systems cure inks, varnishes, silicones, adhesives, resins and other materials in fractions of a second. The IST METZ group offers its customers the world’s largest product portfolio of high-performance UV lamp and UV LED systems. The range of services is supplemented by hot-air/infrared drying systems and Excimer technology.