SUPPLIER newsJanuary 2010
The Leslie Co. hosted its first annual Harvesters Food Drive in November. The five-day food drive was deemed such a success that the combined donations—326 lbs. of canned foods, boxed foods, household items, as well as monetary donations of $500—are enough to produce 2,750 meals.
At DiMS! organizing print, Lynn Lockwood has been named client services manager for the North American market. Lockwood most recently served as senior vice president of finance and operations at Solar Communications.
Steven Smidler is the new senior vice president and COO of Kaman Industrial Technologies, a subsidiary of Kaman Corp. Smidler now reports to T. Jack Cahill, president. Prior to joining Kaman, he served at Lenze Americas as executive vice president.
Donald Gustafson has been named president of Baldwin Graphic Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Baldwin Technology. Prior to joining Baldwin, he served at Tensor Group as president and also spent 17 years with Goss International.
Mary Laschinger has been named president of xpedx, succeeding Tom Kadien. She will also serve as senior vice president at International Paper.
A partnership has been forged between La Crosse Litho Supply and FMA Inc., wherein La Crosse will now sell, service and support FMA's line of UV coaters in the Upper Midwest.
Mark Ushpol has been appointed Domtar Corp.'s new senior vice president of distribution. Based in Covington, KY, he will be responsible for the Domtar Distribution Group, Domtar's merchant business.
manroland reached a patent milestone recently when it was granted its 709th patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for an ink-jet printing apparatus. According to manroland, this ranks the company second in patents received among all press manufacturers.
At Pitney Bowes, Lori Ann Cerullo has been tapped as vice president of U.S. sales for its Document Messaging Technologies (DMT) business unit, which serves large enterprise mailers and marketers. Prior to joining Pitney Bowes, she worked at InfoPrint Solutions as vice president and general manager, East region, Americas. PI