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Contact Information For Howard Carrithers
In January's Business News Section, we failed to provide you with contact information for Mr. Carrithers, newly appointed Technical Director who will support PRI's Dealer Network. Phone 214-353-9000 ext 1331. FAX: 214.357.5847. Cell: 214-707-4661. Email: hCarrithers@superblue.net


New Positions At Roland
Roland DGA Corporation announced the appointment of Rachel Hammer Product Manager for rotary devices, including Roland milling and engraving machines. Marc Malkin joins Roland as a public relations representative. Ron Kienast, a 12 year Roland veteran, is promoted to the position of manager of purchasing and distribution.


Thompson Joins Cosmo Films
Cosmo Films, Ltd. hires sales and marketing practitioner Chuck Thompson to enhance its label films presence in the North American market. Thompson's initial focus is on digital print, specifically on demand print and books and also labels and packaging.


New Appointment At INX
INX International Ink Co., Schaumburg, Ill, has appointed Ken Ferguson to the position of technical manager for distributors. Mr. Ferguson comes to INX with more than 25 years industry experience, spending the last 18 years at Van Son Holland Ink. "As the technical director at Van Son, Ken brings enormous experience in the distribution arena to INX," says Michael Brice, INX Internationl's director of business development.


Drytac Promotes Four Members to Its Business Development and Sales Management Team
Drytac®, an international manufacturer and distributor of graphics finishing equipment and supplies, recently promoted four staff members to a newly restructured business development and sales management team. Jerry Hill, Luigi Cristicini, Wayne Colbath and Todd Wooden have taken on new roles as Drytac® pursues greater business opportunities throughout the United States and Canada.

Hill, former vice president of sales and marketing for North and South America, was named vice president of new market business development. He will be charged with developing new, non-traditional markets for the Drytac® line of products.

Cristicini, former product application specialist, reports to Hill and will serve as business development manager for Drytac® Canada. Colbath and Wooden, former regional sales managers for the U.S., have been appointed to southern U.S. national sales manager and northern U.S. national sales manager, respectively.

"With more than 50 years of combined experience at Drytac®, these individuals have the product knowledge and expertise needed to move our business forward," said Marc Oosterhuis, Drytac® President. "Their contributions will enhance our customer support and help us focus on future market expansion."


Don Newberry Is Now Regional Sales Manager, Eastern U.S. At Harris & Bruno Int'l
Twenty eight years of industry experience helps Don understand printers' needs. Don's role is to be the outside sales representative and main point of contact to printers in his region. He's available to visit facilities and see first-hand how to best suit H&B's printing and coating solutions to meet individual needs.

For 13 years, he ran presses and managed pressrooms. He then worked 15 years for a press manufacturer. His roles included showroom demonstration, product testing and development, marketing, managing a technical center, and managing business development. During this time, he became familiar with H&B ancillary components. "Harris & Bruno is easy to do business with and has a great reputation in the industry," Don said. "Being a progressive company with a strategic plan to succeed, it was an easy decision to join.


Presstek Promotes John Meyer
In his role as vice president of marketing, John will report directly to Chairman, President & CEO Stan Freimuth. In addition to a practical business approach, John brings a strong product management and marketing background to his new position," said Freimuth. "He understands our industry well, having spent the bulk of his career at Fujifilm where he held the position of Vice President of Marketing for the Imaging Group for several years prior to joining Presstek. He will be a valuable addition to our Leadership Team."


Mueller Graphics Hires Dave Perszyk
Mueller Graphics says it is pleased to announce a new addition to their team, Dave Perszyk. Dave's role will be as an Application Specialist: Plate, Pressroom and Color. Dave has over 35 years of experience in sales and technical support, and will be instrumental in expanding our presence in the pressroom. In addition to supporting our current product offerings, Dave will also specialize in bringing new products to our portfolio. Mueller Graphic Supply has served the prepress, printing and imaging industries since 1982, and our family's roots in the industry go back 60 years. Mueller Graphic Supply has consistently ranked in the top 25 of women-owned businesses in the state of Wisconsin.


RJ Young Honors Rising Stars At Annual Company Meeting
The RJ Young Company held their annual company meeting set in a 1920's theme in Nashville, TN on Saturday January 26th where Columbus, MS was named Branch of the Year, Brantley Pearce Employee of the Year and Tim Williams received the highest honor of the night, the John T. Crunk Leadership Award. "Our company is dependent on the leadership and service that each employee contributes and because of Brantley, Tim and the team in Columbus, MS we were able to have a record year," said Chip Crunk, President & CEO of RJ Young Company. RJ Young Company grew by 13% to reach 89 million in 2012. Tim Williams, Sales Managers for Tupelo and Columbus, along with his Columbus, MS team played a big role in reaching that goal with 137% year over year growth.


Des Plaines Office Equipment's Les Rolsky Awarded
Les Rolsky of Schaumburg, a Senior Account Manager at Des Plaines Office Equipment recently received the James Ballee Award from the Greater O'Hare Association as their Most Outstanding Member of 2012. Rolsky and DPOE are members of the Greater O'Hare Association, a not-for-profit, volunteer-driven business association dedicated to growing and sustaining the regional business community. Its membership is more than 700 and ranges from major corporations to home-based businesses in more than 80 Chicago area communities.


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