Toronto, Canada—An international manufacturer of adhesive-coated products for the print market, Drytac announced that Jean-Francois Labonté has been appointed territory sales manager for Eastern Canada – Channel & Custom Sales.
Labonté holds a degree in administration from Cégep Beauce-Appalaches and has more than 10 years of experience in business development.
Labonté will be responsible for driving Drytac’s sales through multiple market channels via established and newly developed partnerships. In addition, his primary focus will be expanding Drytac’s wide-format graphics and cus
tom coating business across New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Quebec, Canada.
“Jean-Francois will be a tremendous asset to Drytac Canada. He brings considerable knowledge and technical expertise related to digital large-format implementation,” said Darren Speizer, Drytac’s vice president of Sales & Marketing.
Prior to joining Drytac, Labonté served as business development director with LVP. The large-format print provider serves the graphic communications market. During his tenure at LVP, he developed strong client portfolios and strategic sales and marketing plans to advance business initiatives.
Drytac is an international manufacturer of adhesive-coated products. These include graphic films, window films, double-sided tapes, self-adhesive print media, label stock, industrial adhesives, and also heat-activated and pressure-sensitive laminates and mounting adhesives.
Furthermore, among Drytac’s product lines is SpotOn. Suitable for short-term indoor applications, SpotOn is an ink-receptive printable vinyl developed specifically for high print quality graphics that require easy application. The dot pattern of the adhesive allows the film to be easily applied bubble-free on most flat surfaces.
In addition, the company’s WipeOut product is designed to turn any print into an instant dry-erase board with its hard-coat laminate.
The company recently introduced its DES-1 automated edge-finishing system for photo blocks, plaques, and also float and flush mounts. The system is designed to be an easy-to-use, continuous-feed system that performs both shaping and foil applications in a single pass. The DES-1 is marketed for mid- to high-volume plaquing operations. Additionally, it allows operators of different skill levels to produce high-quality photo blocks and plaques.
The company can also create unique customized adhesive products to customer specifications. drytac.com