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82 percent of those with generic programs were unaware of any of the standard requirements. The citations and penalties associated with these companies easily could have been avoided.
James MacDonald Named Vice President Of Marketing
Previously, he has led our Nazdar, Ltd. marketing team and advanced the marketing efforts for our digital product lines. With over 20 years experience in the industry, Mr. MacDonald's primary focus will be to develop and implement marketing strategies to expand Nazdar's presence internationally.
"We recognize the need to integrate our geographic marketing resources into a global marketing organization led by dedicated, focused executive leadership," said Richard Bowles, President of Nazdar Ink Technologies. "James' understanding of marketing, our product lines and market segments along with the experienced staff he will lead will create an effective marketing organization."
Celebrates 140 Years
"We are very proud to have recently
celebrated our 140th year in business under the original family ownership. We
look forward to continuing this rare story of producing high quality printing
ink products into the future generations," conveyed Joseph Bendowski, CEO
of Van Son Holland Ink Corporation of America.
If You're A Dealer
Serving The New Jersey Area You Might Want To Know About Sandy Alexander Buyout
"The management team is very excited about the change in ownership," said Mike Graff, President and CEO of Sandy Alexander. "Our more than 300 employees also are very pleased with the ownership change." According to Graff, the 50-year-old company will continue to pursue strategic growth opportunities both organically and through acquisition. He called the opportunity created by the buyout a tribute to the founding members of a team who led the industry with their vision, dedication, and resolve.
Announces A New Business Division
This new division of Mark Andy Inc. provides a broad offering of a variety of flexo and offset items including prepress, pressroom and post-press supplies - just about anything a print shop needs to support an efficiently running operation.
Merging the acquisitions of flexo-focused Print Products Inc. (December, 2012) and the offset supplies segment of Presstek Inc. (April, 2013) was the primary driver in creating Mark Andy Print Products as a stand-alone business division.
Joe Demharter, leading the new division as VP of Mark Andy Print Products, commented, "I am excited to help the team expand the flexo and offset consumables and supplies business with Mark Andy, Inc. The formation of Mark Andy Print Products as a dedicated business entity is an important step of assuring our customers and dealers that we are committed to helping them achieve their business objectives and improve their profitability by streamlining the supply chain."
NOW THIS IS A "WOW EXPERIENCE"
The company's Mandela Way office has been given a facelift, redecorated and furnished with a dedicated hot-desk area that PaperlinX customers can freely use as an extension of their own offices.
Open to all of the merchants' clients, Mandela Way provides use of a desk, access to a Wi-Fi-enabled broadband connection, printing facilities and meeting rooms including a new coffee making machine.
Receives Roland DGA Key Appointments
"At Roland DGA, we are constantly innovating and improving with the goal of providing our customers with the finest products available, and world-class service and support," said Rick Scrimger, President of Irvine, Calif.-based Roland DGA Corp. We congratulate the accomplished individuals taking on expanded roles at Roland, as well as those just joining the company."
PROMOTIONS: Andrew Oransky has been promoted to senior director of marketing and product management. In addition to overseeing the Roland marketing and product management teams, he will also help coordinate product planning and global marketing with parent company Roland DG.
Joe Dawson has been promoted to a position on the senior management team. In his new position, he will continue to be responsible for key sales functions across all Roland inkjet devices. Steven Tu has been promoted to the position of product manager - UV printers. Roland inkjet and cutter technologies, he is an accomplished trainer and speaker.
NEW APPOINTMENTS: Lori Babigian, Marketing Director will be responsible for the day-to-day management of all Roland marketing activities, including supervision of the company's marketing communications and creative teams, and coordination between marketing, sales and product management.
Dan Maffeo Joins FFEI Ltd
"I've known and worked with Dan for many years," said Andy Cook, Managing Director, FFEI. "He has a deep understanding of channel distribution and OEM relationships."
In accepting the position, Maffeo stated, "I'm thrilled to be back working with Andy and his team to represent an outstanding product portfolio including RealPro Workflow and Packaging software, CTP equipment and digital inkjet printing devices. I believe FFEI is well positioned to bring valued-added solutions to a wide range of printing professionals."
Kodak CEO to
Step Down in 2014; Company to Re-Emerge in September
This will enable Kodak at emergence from Chapter 11 to fund its Plan of Reorganization, and repay its secured creditors under its existing Debtor-in-Possession loan facilities and second lien notes.
Kodak has maintained it expects to wrap up its bankruptcy before the end of September and tentatively anticipates that emergence date to be September 3.
Experienced Leader Is First African-American And First Woman To
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