Drytac appoints new ‘Academy Manager’


Drytac, a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, has announced the appointment of Kieran Blacknall as Academy Manager in the UK. Based out of Drytac’s specialist facility in Bristol, Kieran will oversee the Drytac Academy’s extensive curriculum of training courses for display graphics professionals. Drytac Academy showcases Drytac products and demonstrates how they can be used with the newest and most popular wide-format printing technologies. Drytac launched its fully interactive training centre in the Fishponds area of Bristol in early 2019. Having worked in the print industry for nearly a decade, Kieran started out as a Copy Shop Assistant at Minuteman Press Bath before working his way up in the Drytac to take on more senior roles including Visual Communications Manager and, most recently, Operations Manager.