Acme Printing Appoints Farraher to Succeed Canzano as President
WILMINGTON, MA—Oct. 22, 2009—This week George Farraher was promoted to President of Acme Printing Co., LLC. In this capacity, Farraher will report directly to John Gaffney, CFO/COO of The MATLET Group, Acme’s parent company.
He is stepping into this role after the recent death of Fran Canzano, a member of Acme’s founding family and the company’s long-time president.
Farraher began working for Acme in June 1986, when it was still a family-owned business. As a young man he spent many summers and school holidays at Acme; testing his abilities in all departments.
He started his full time career as an estimator, worked for awhile in sales and then moved into the production end of the business. Farraher was the manager of the web press department for several years before being appointed to the position of plant manager under Quebecor World in 2004. In 2005, Acme was acquired by The MATLET Group and Farraher was promoted to VP/general manager.
The promotion of Farraher to president is a key alignment in the company’s management team supporting its continued commitment to delivering value and excellence.
Heis a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology in New York and holds a Bachelors degree in Printing Management.
About Acme Printing Co.
Based in Wilmington, MA, Acme Printing Co. specializes in commercial sheet fed and web offset printing, focusing on high-end color-critical work. Products include corporate communications annual reports and collateral; marketing communications; premium catalogs; direct mail; and specialty publishing projects such as art books, and corporate coffee table books. Services include full service pre-press and in-house bindery. Acme is a division of The MATLET Group, a certified minority business enterprise.
About The MATLET Group
Based in Pawtucket, RI, The MATLET Group is a full service commercial printing & fulfillment company with four facilities in the United States, including Acme Printing Company and TMG Logistics in Wilmington, MA; Packaging Graphics in Pawtucket, RI; Central Florida Press in Orlando, FL; and NOVA Marketing Services in St. Louis, MO. The MATLET Group specializes in high-end and specialty print products such as product brochures, printed packaging for consumer goods, fulfillment services, and third-party logistics. The company serves a local and national client base including many Fortune 500 companies in a wide variety of industries. The MATLET Group is a certified Minority Business Enterprise and a Corporate Plus member of the National Minority Supplier Development Council. www.thematletgroup.com