Daetwyler has experienced continuous growth and announces promotions within its cleaning equipment group.

John Faulkner has been named sales manager of cleaning technologies and Shawn Tiikkala has been named sales engineer of cleaning technologies / DISTI Cleaning Technologies.

Faulkner will be responsible for development and growth of Daetwyler cleaning and solvent recovery equipment sales as related to both Daetwyler press room and DISTI coatings group. He is in charge of both sales and service related functions and overall profitability of the group.

“We are excited about the direction the company has taking in developing a stronger and unified market approach to the cleaning equipment side of our business,” says John. “Building a strong foundation to educate our customers on our full product range in all market areas will be tantamount to our success. Our team of dedicated sales and service personnel are committed to providing our customers’ with the utmost in capital equipment solutions.”

Promoted from the technical support group, Tiikkala will take an active role with customer development ensuing both DISTI coatings equipment solutions, in addition to support needs of our core printing press customers.

“Having a direct customer sales related position is exciting for me,” says Tiikkala. “For the past four or five years I have learned from field related technical experiences what customer concerns need be addressed and from a sales perspective will apply this knowledge to address our customer’s needs with the highest equipment value.”


Max Daetwyler Corp.
(704) 875-1200