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.

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Ken Hegman, SAC (IKONICS) General Manager

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 the position of Vice President of Sales: North America where he oversaw the company’s Chromaline Screen Print Products and IKONICS Imaging operations. He is currently the SAC (IKONICS) General Manager and oversees all IKONICS operations. Prior to his tenure at IKONICS, Hegman served as Sales Manager for a Team Development Group based in Bloomington, MN.

Contact Ken
Phone: (218) 628-6434 x162

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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.

Contact Marty
Cell: (740) 816-8087
Phone: (800) 328-4261 Ext. 255

South Central Technical Sales Representative Larry Tywater

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 Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut, Road Island, Massachusetts, parts of New York and Pennsylvania. 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.

Contact Larry
Cell: (336) 688-6583
Phone: (800) 328-4261 Ext. 253
Fax: (336) 869-2546

Kevin Kauth, Technical Sales Representative (Midwest Region)

Kevin Kauth is Chromaline’s Technical Sales Representative for the Midwest region. Kevin serves the states of Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Alaska. 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.

Contact Kevin
Cell: (651) 769-5458
Phone: (800) 328-4261 Ext. 251
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Mitch Van Dine, Technical Sales Representative (Northeast Region)

Mitch Van Dine is Chromaline’s Technical Sales Representative for the North East region. Mitch serves the states of Arizona, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Mitch is from Ohio and enjoys the outdoors, sports and travel. He also enjoys time spent with family and walking his two chocolate labs. Mitch has a strong background in screenprinting. Prior to Chromaline, Mitch was a Representative for MultiCraft. Mitch looks forward to expanding his skills and knowledge at Chromaline.

Contact Mitch
Cell: (419) 973-3173
Phone: (800) 328-4261

Susan Brathol, Customer Service Coordinator

Susan Brathol is Chromaline's Customer Service Coordinator. With extensive experience and expertise, Susan has been with IKONICS for many years and has played a pivotal role in shaping the success of IKONICS Imaging at an international level, as well as playing a crucial role in establishing IKONICS Imaging as a leading provider of sandcarving equipment and supplies. Susan's collaborative approach and industry knowledge have been brought with her to the Chromaline branch of IKONICS and are here to benefit Chromaline's customers as well. Beyond her contributions at IKONICS, Susan spends her time outdoors gardening, kayaking, canoeing and camping. She also enjoys spending time with her family, including her two grandchildren, and traveling with friends.

Contact Susan
Phone: (800) 328-4261 Ext. 191