Allen Trent, Southeastern U.S. sales consultant for Martin Automatic, Rockford, IL, has retired. Mr. Trent’s career with Martin spanned nearly 24 years, starting as a midwestern regional salesperson in 1983. In the mid-1980s, building on his experience with the Bobst group, he was instrumental in helping move Martin further into gravure, flexo and converting markets. Following Mr. Trent’s retirement, Craig Thomson takes on responsibilities as Southern U.S. regional manager. Mr. Thomson has been with Martin since 1989 in inside sales, regional sales and marketing roles, and he has been a regional manager for more than 12 years.