Digital fabrication systems manufacturer imaging Technology international Corp. reported Sunday that it has hired Toshifumi Komatsu as vice president and general manager of its Japan-based operations, effective immediately. iTi said Komatsu spent the previous 24 years with IKONICS Corp., most recently as vice president for technology. In this role, iTi explained, Komatsu helped develop chemistries and products for the screen printing and digital printing industries. He also supervised the development of a patent-pending process that utilizes a flatbed inkjet system to produce mold-texturing films. iTi Corp. is headquartered in Boulder, Colo.