LONG ISLAND CITY, NY, July 20, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Craftwell Inc. has announced the appointment of James Thornton as its new Chairman of the Board. Thornton is an Arts & Crafts veteran of 20 plus years and has held senior leadership positions for several companies within the industry. Given Thornton's experience and background he will be able to help Craftwell continue to realize its core mission of "bringing consumers technology products that enable them to express their creativity".
"Few leaders in the Arts & Crafts industry have made an impact like Jim", says David Tse, CEO of Craftwell. Tse continues, "Jim is joining our team at a most opportune time as Craftwell is fast becoming the industry leader in providing creative technology".
"I have greatly admired David and his team for the excellent products they have been able to bring to market in such a short period of time. Craftwell is really a young company and is perfectly poised to grow in a dynamic way. It is a pleasure to be asked to serve in the capacity as Chairman", states Thornton.
Thornton is currently the CEO of Digital Art Zone 3D. DAZ3D provides the leading on-line marketplace for 3D digital art content. Thornton will remain the CEO of DAZ3D while serving as Craftwell's Chairman of the Board. Both Tse and Thornton expect that there will be great synergies between Craftwell and DAZ3D moving forward.
About DAZ 3D: Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, DAZ 3D is the leading publisher of personalized 3D digital characters, software and accessories for creative professionals and 3D enthusiasts. Known for its large catalog of inter-operable and versatile 3D models and accessories, DAZ 3D is a growing technology company focused on developing next-generation 3D models and supporting tools. Founded in 2000, DAZ 3D provides a central solution to create, customize and share professional quality digital creations. More information on the company, its 3D catalog and tools, and the Genesis 2 series is available online athttp://www.daz3d.com
About Craftwell Inc: Headquartered in New York City, Craftwell Inc is a leader in providing technological innovations to the crafting and education markets. Its products include the eCraft Electronic Cutting System, a CES (Consumer Electronic Show) Innovations award winner and the new eBosser, an automatic embossing and die cutting machine. For more information visit http://www.craftwellusa.com
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