Procemex Invests in North American Operations and Growth

- Appointment of Wesley Sweeny, Vice President of Operations, to lead Procemex Inc.

November 22, 2016 ‒ Procemex Inc., a leader in paper and pulp web monitoring and web inspection system solutions, announced today that the company is investing strongly in North American operations and growth with the establishment of new company in the United States. Further, the company appointed Mr. Wesley Sweeny as the Vice President of Operations of Procemex Inc. Procemex is a leading manufacturer and supplier of comprehensive web monitoring and web inspection systems and products sold globally to paper and pulp industry customers. In this new role, Mr. Sweeny will lead all aspects of Procemex’s businesses based in North America. Procemex is strongly committed to further strengthen its position in North American market.

Mr. Sweeny joined the company in October 2016. His previous experience with over a decade in the web inspection, monitoring and machine vision marketplace as the Director of Sales at Cognex allows an excellent fit for Procemex continued goal of growth in the North American paper market.

“Wesley is a key leader, with direct responsibility for accelerating Procemex’s business in Northern America and to drive for operational excellence and execute our plans to grow and expand in paper and pulp industry,” says Mr. Mika Valkonen, CEO of Procemex International.
“I am very pleased that we have had the opportunity to bring Wesley into our team,” continued Mr. Valkonen. “The knowledge and experience of Wesley gives us the support and strength we need in North America.”

Furthermore, Mr. Jim Haza, continues to support our North American customers as Technical Support & Services Manager of Procemex Inc.

“With the strong team of Procemex Inc. we look forward to providing our customer more and better service,” Mr. Valkonen emphasizes. “Procemex will continue to build and grow our team based upon our continued success in the North American markets.”
“At this occasion, I want to thank Randy Southin of RTS Alliance for his efforts and dedication to Procemex sales over the years. Through his activity, Randy played a significant role in improving the Procemex's market position,” says Mr. Valkonen.

About Procemex

Procemex provides products and services to paper and pulp industry globally. Founded in 2000, Procemex is now a leading global designer and manufacturer of paper and pulp mill web monitoring and web inspection systems with smart camera solutions. Internationally headquartered in Finland, with an American company Procemex Inc., the company has pioneered in the visualization of production problems in paper machines for nearly 20 years. Procemex is a single source machine vision solutions provider that secures product quality and minimizes expensive production downtime.

For more information on Procemex visit: www.procemex.com

Contact:

Mika Valkonen, CEO, tel. +1-358-50-385-9111
mika.valkonen@procemex.com

Wesley Sweeny, VP of Operations, tel. +1 (508) 720-1540
wesley.sweeny@procemex.com

Kristiina Pispala, Marketing Manager, tel. +358 40 191 8882, kristiina.pispala@procemex.com