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GMG Appoints Marcelo Escobar to Its Technical Support Team in Brazil




GMG, the leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, announces that it has appointed Marcelo Escobar to its Technical Support team in Brazil. Based in Saõ Paulo, Brazil, Escobar will be responsible for technical support and training for global and local customers, manufacturers and dealers. This will include installation of GMG color management solutions; assisting with the integration of GMG systems with prepress workflows and digital front ends; and pre- and post-sales support for color management software, proofing, RIP software, wide format, and measurement hardware and print consumables.

Escobar has more than 25 years' technical experience in graphic arts and printing. He comes to GMG from Welogiq, a technical support and consulting company for the printing industry, where he was Chief Executive Officer. The company offered technical and marketing services for foreign companies and their respective resellers in Brazil. This included servicing Brazilian printing companies and converters, including the consulting and color management implementation of the ISO standard 12647, and working with GMG products.

Escobar has also been Technical Director for a Brazilian distributor of graphic arts equipment and supplies, and has held technology roles at Bureau Bandeirante and Scritta Editorial. He was educated at the Senai Theobaldo de Nigris, where he graduated in Graphic Technology focusing as a technician in graphic arts. He has also been a GMG Certified Installer with expertise in the training, installation and support of GMG color management systems since 2005.

“I am very happy to welcome Marcelo Escobar as a new addition to our technical team,” says Birgit Plautz, GMG Americas Manager, Technical Services. “Marcelo's long-term industry experience will help GMG to get even closer to our customers in Brazil. His background as an outstanding GMG dealer and consultant allows him to immediately bring a high level of quality service to our GMG customers.”

Marcelo can be reached at [email protected] and +55 (11) 97-580-3403.




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