Susan Nofi To Direct Heidelberg’s Print Media Academy and Business Consulting Activities in North America
Kennesaw, Ga. - Heidelberg USA has announced that
Susan Nofi, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Legal,
will assume leadership of Heidelberg's Print Media Academy
(PMA) and Business Consulting unit for North America, in
addition to continuing her current duties.
Nofi brings more than 20 years of management experience
in legal, human resources and organizational development
roles. She is active in industry organizations such as the
Printing and Graphics Scholarship Foundation, the Accrediting
Council for Collegiate Graphic Communications, and various
Women in Print activities.
"I'm delighted to assume my new responsibilities with
respect to our Print Media Academy and Business Consulting
unit," Nofi said. "Both programs are noteworthy for their
proven success in helping customers maximize their investment
in equipment and personnel, as well as for delivering the
kinds of results companies can rely on to build their bottom
Helping Customers Succeed
Now in its 10th year, Heidelberg's Print Media Academy
has become a recognized global leader in training and
consulting for the print media industry. With 12 full-time
trainers in the U.S. and the ability to conduct up to five
custom training classes at a time, the North American PMA
furnishes the need-specific tools, techniques and training to
make employees more efficient and the companies they work for
The activities of the PMA are closely related to and
supported by those of Heidelberg's Business Consulting unit.
Heidelberg Business Consulting experts bring years of
experience observing, analyzing and finding ways to improve
production procedures while reducing or eliminating waste.
For more information on PMA classes and custom training
options offered by Heidelberg USA, or to learn more about
Heidelberg's Business Consulting options, visit
A technology provider and partner in the print media industry
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is with its
sheetfed offset printing machines one of the leading solution
providers for the print media industry. All over the world, the
name Heidelberg is synonymous with state-of-the art technology, top
quality, and closeness to the customer. The core business of this
technology group covers the whole value-added and process chain for
the 35 x 50 cm (13.78 x 19.69 in) to 121 x 162 cm (47.64 x 63.78
in) format classes in the sheetfed offset sector.
Heidelberg develops and produces precision printing presses,
platesetters, postpress equipment, and software for integrating all
the printshop processes. Environmental protection has an enduring
importance in this regard. Solutions for the development,
production, and utilization of presses help to conserve resources,
reduce emissions, and cut wastage. The Heidelberg portfolio also
provides general and consulting services ranging from spare parts
and consumables to the sale of remarketed equipment, and training
at the Print Media Academy.
Based in Heidelberg, Germany, with development and production
sites in seven countries and around 250 sales offices across the
globe, the company supports around 200,000 customers worldwide. All
Heidelberg presses destined for the world market are manufactured
at the Wiesloch-Walldorf site in line with strict quality
standards. Standardized presses in all standard format classes and
folding machines for the Chinese market are produced by Heidelberg
in Qingpu near Shanghai.
Heidelberg presses worldwide produce high-quality print
products such as business cards, brochures, posters, and folding
In financial year 2008/2009, Heidelberg recorded sales of EUR
2.999 billion. As at March 31, 2009, the Heidelberg Group had a
workforce of 18,926 worldwide, including 707 trainees.
News Archive October 2010