Meet The Team at Chromaline
In its 65-plus year history, Chromaline Screen Print Products has evolved to take advantage of an ever-changing competitive environment. Meet the team behind the success.
Ken Hegman, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Hegman joined the company in February 1999, beginning his employment in sales. In January 2006, Hegman was promoted to Division Manager of the company’s IKONICS Imaging, Digital Texturing and MicroMachining businesses. In January 2011, Hegman was promoted to the position of National Sales Director, leading the company’s Chromaline Screen Print Products division. In April 2013, Hegman was promoted to his present position of Vice President of Sales: North America where he oversees the company’s Chromaline Screen Print Products and IKONICS Imaging operations. Prior to his tenure at IKONICS, Hegman served as Sales Manager for a Team Development Group based in Bloomington, MN.
Marty Medvetz, Domestic Sales Manager
Marty Medvetz is Chromaline’s Domestic Sales Manager. Marty has a strong background in screen printing. Prior to Chromaline, Marty was Screen Graphics Division Manager at Franklin International where he directed the development, sales, and marketing of Image Mate products. With 10 years of experience as an R&D Chemist, Marty formulated the photo emulsions, chemicals, and printable adhesives currently in the Image Mate line. This work allowed for a natural transition into providing hands-on technical support to customers globally.
Art Dobie, Technical Sales Representative (Northeast)
Art Dobie is Chromaline’s Technical Sales Representative for the Northeast region. Art serves the states of Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia and Virginia. Art is internationally recognized in screen-making technology and has a strong screen printing background. He is a graduate of the California University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Graphic Communication Technology.
John Bejar, Technical Sales Representative (West Coast)
John Bejar is Chromaline’s Technical Sales Representative for the West Coast region. John serves the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Additionally, John serves Edmonton and Vancouver in Canada. John has extensive experience working with ink, mesh and equipment manufacturing both domesticaly and internationally. His experience includes 10 years as a Senior Account Executive with Dynamesh, 18 years with Advance Process Supply, and 5 years with Nazdar.
Larry Tywater, Technical Sales Representative (South Central)
Larry Tywater is Chromaline’s Technical Sales Representative for the South Central region. Larry serves the states of Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. Larry has a strong background in screen printing, particularly in prepress applications where he has completed advanced seminars in UV curing, four-color process printing and screen preparation. Prior to Chromaline, Larry was a Sales and Technical Representative for Nazdar in Greensboro, NC.
Kevin Kauth, Technical Sales Representative (Midwest Region)
Kevin Kauth is Chromaline’s Technical Sales Representative for the Midwest region. Kevin serves the states of New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. Additionally, he serves Winnipeg in Canada. Kevin has a strong background in screen printing and graphic arts. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a degree in Graphic Communications Management. Prior to Chromaline, Kevin was employed at SEFAR where he was an Applications Specialist in their Technical Service and Marketing Department. At SEFAR, he interfaced with clients doing technical training and process control and improvement. He also has a strong digital background and can assist with outputting high-quality artwork for photopositives and photonegatives.
Mick Orr, Applications & Training Specialist (Canada)
Mick Orr is Chromaline’s Technical Sales Representative for Canada. In addition, he is also Chromaline's Technical Guru and Applications Training Specialist. Mick has over 35 years of experience in the screen printing industry. His knowledge spans a wide range of applications including membrane switches, textiles, specialty graphics, and faceplates. If you are looking for insight on the wonderful world of screen making, check out some of Mick's articles.