Q1 Production Technologies announced that Laurence A. (Larry) Darling joins the company effective August 2, 2005 as vice president, sales.

Darling will be responsible for overseeing the sales departments of both Q1’s Vancouver and Winnipeg operations, strengthening the existing market position of the two offices, and developing and executing a long-term strategy for the company’s North American sales efforts.

Darling brings to Q1 a combination of sales and leadership skills, product knowledge, and enthusiasm for the industry. His leadership of the Q1 sales team will focus on achieving the company’s long-term sales and marketing goals by working with the best products and manufacturers in the industry, and building strong and supportive relationships with the clients who use those products.