DUNCAN, SC - Erhardt + Leimer is pleased to announce the appointment of Udo Skarke as CEO of its North American headquarters in Duncan, SC. He replaces David Merritt, who has retired after 31 years with the company.

Prior to taking the top position at Erhardt + Leimer Inc., Skarke was vice president of sales. He has 22 years of experience in the web processing industry. At the same time Todd Guzzardo, who has nineteen years with the company, is promoted from sales manager to North American sales manager.

Erhardt + Leimer Inc. has a subsidiary in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, and one in Mexico City, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Erhardt + Leimer GmbH in Augsburg, Germany.