Stevensville, MD – Miltec UV proudly announces that Robert (Bob) Blandford was appointed to the IMDPA Board of Directors on October 7, 2016.
Bob Blandford is the President of Miltec UV, a company he founded in 1989. For over 26 years, Bob has worked to broaden the company and its offerings through research and innovation. Bob has a vast knowledge of UV technology and has been instrumental in the development of new products in line with customer needs. His knowledge and expertise has enabled him to expand the company into over 30 different markets, with metal decorating being a major market.
In 2013, Bob was nominated as one of the top 10 International business leaders in the state of Maryland and was honored at the annual International Leadership Award dinner sponsored by the Maryland Trade Institute. In 2012, under his leadership, Miltec was awarded the IWF Challengers Award in Atlanta. The award recognizes companies that have developed innovative technology in products, services or manufacturing techniques that advance the wood industry.
Bob has been an active member of the IMDPA for many years. He and Miltec UV participate in the annual IMDPA conferences and he was most recently a session leader for the 2016 Conference. One of the primary objectives of the International Metal Decorators Association is to foster and encourage advances and improvements in the art of metal decorating. Bob has worked closely with several Metal Decorating companies to develop a technology specifically for the Industry.