Printer NewsMay 2012
At FLM Graphics, Fairfield, NJ, Frank M. Misischia has been appointed president, and will maintain his current role as president of FLM Reprographics. He succeeds Vince Fiorelli, who has overseen FLM Graphics since 1998 and will continue to serve as an active executive member of the board of directors.
The Graphic Arts Association (GAA) named Donald Blyler Jr., founder of Donald Blyler Offset in Lebanon, PA, as its 2012 Neographics “Person of the Year” award recipient for his advocacy for the graphics arts industry, community service and educational guidance. The award was presented on May 3 during the annual GAA Neographics awards gala in Philadelphia.
The NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) Graphic Communications Management and Technology program has chosen Steve Forbes, chairman and editor-in-chief of Forbes Media, as the recipient of its 2012 Prism Award. Forbes will be honored during the university’s annual Prism Award Luncheon in New York on June 21.
HardingPoorman Group, Indianapolis, has promoted Keith Craig to vice president of sales and client services; and Max Phillips to vice president of administration.
Chris Bostrom has been promoted to vice president of retail solutions at Rider Dickerson in Bellwood, IL.
A to Z Printing, based in Lincoln, NE, has hired Nisha Avey in the role of business development.
Two hires have been made at Graphic Dimensions, an Atlanta-based wholesale manufacturer of business documents. Bill Reid has joined the company as director of marketing and Andrew Alford is the new director of e-commerce.
Johnson & Quin, Niles, IL, has promoted Bob Arkema to executive vice president. Arkema and his team of senior managers are now responsible for creating stronger customer relationships in the company’s direct marketing programs, and will also lead its strategic direction in multichannel marketing solutions.
Franchise Services, the parent company of Sir Speedy and PIP Printing and Marketing Services, named Brynn Hudson of Sir Speedy in Newark, DE, as the recipient of its Don F. Lowe Salesperson of the Year Award.
At Think Big Solutions, Commerce City, CO, Eric Bassignani has been hired as an accounts manager. He brings extensive experience in large-format printing, project management and graphic design services to his new position.
At B&B Printing, Richmond, VA, Kelly Adams has been named director of marketing and Kim Wyatt has been hired as a customer service representative. PI