CHARLOTTE, NC -- Cefla Finishing, a global supplier of finishing, decorating and digital printing technology  for woodworking and other industries, has hired Sales Area Manager Joe Sanders to work with customers and prospects in Quebec, the Canadian Maritimes and British Columbia. 

As a former member of the Cefla team, Sanders is uniquely qualified to explain every aspect of the company’s innovative products and how they advance customer objectives and the industry as a whole. Sanders worked for Cefla between 2004 and 2009, establishing the company’s Canadian Division, mobilizing a team of sales professionals, creating a distribution network, promoting new product lines and establishing a highly successful marketing strategy that captured 65 percent of market share in less than four years.

“We are extremely happy to have Joe joining our Cefla family again,” says Brent Warren, sales manager at Cefla North America. “We believe that his extensive knowledge in the finishing market will be a great advantage for all our Canadian customers looking to find new solutions for their businesses.”

Prior to his first tenure with Cefla, Sanders co-owned several companies including Gisa Solutions, T.N.A Wood Technology, and Co.Mec International, Inc. all of which specialized in high-tech equipment for the wood, plastic and stone manufacturing and transformation industries. As president of each company, his overall objective was to align customer and company objectives for profitable solutions.

Sanders speaks five languages and earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, management and economics at St. Olof, Breda, The Netherlands. For more information, visit

Cefla Finishing works with some of the largest names in building and furniture, as well as the aerospace and automotive industries. The Finishing is part of an enterprise that includes Decodigit, Delle Vedove, Düspohl, Falcioni and Sorbini, all companies known for market-leading technology and innovation. Cefla Finishing serves its customers through a distribution network of subsidiaries, a large number of dealers, and manufacturing sites in countries including the U.S., Brazil and China.

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