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Procemex invests in North American operations


November 30, 2016
By Cindy Macdonald
Procemex provides web monitoring and web inspection systems with smart camera solutions.

Nov. 30, 2016 – A Finnish supplier of pulp and paper web monitoring and web inspection system solutions is investing strongly in its North American operations with the establishment of new company in the United States. Wesley Sweeny has been appointed vice-president of operations for the North American business of Procemex Inc.

Sweeny will lead all aspects of Procemex’s businesses based in North America. He joined the company in October 2016. Sweeny has previous experience in the web inspection, monitoring and machine vision market as the director of sales at Cognex.

“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 Mika Valkonen, CEO of Procemex International.

Jim Haza continues to support Procemex’s North American customers as technical support and services manager for Procemex Inc.

Procemex was previously represented in North America by RTS Alliance. In a statement announcing the new company, Valkonen thanks 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 Procemex’s market position.”

Founded in 2000, Procemex is now a global designer and manufacturer of paper and pulp mill web monitoring and web inspection systems with smart camera solutions.