Printer news 12/00
Telepress, located in Issaquah, WA, has announced the promotions of Roger Woodward to vice president of production, and Brian Smith to vice president of sales and marketing. Woodward brings 13 years of experience working in all phases of Telepress operations. Woodward's responsibilities include management of the Telepress production facilities located in Issaquah, Kent, WA, and Atlanta. Smith joined the company a year ago as the director of sales and marketing after 10 years in sales and general management for a major envelope manufacturer.
The Graphic Arts Technical Foundation has welcomed Frank C. Scott as its new vice president and director of research. He now oversees the research department that includes the Bassemir Ink and Kronenberg Paper Labs, chemistry lab and Preucil Print Analysis Lab, as well as GATF's quality control group. Previously, Scott served as the director of digital development at Time Inc.
Dale G. Kalina, Ph.D, is the recipient of the 2000 William D. Schaeffer Environmental Award. After six years at Argonne National Laboratory, Kalina joined R.R. Donnelley & Sons in 1985. In addition to Kalina's responsibilities as director, EHS regulatory affairs and due diligence for Donnelley, he has devoted extraordinary amounts of personal time toward issues on behalf of the printing industry. He has been involved in environmental issues affecting printers for more than 12 years and is a key player in representing the printing industry during the development of regulations and major policy initiatives.
Deborah Joiner Robertson and Darla Dobbie have joined Dallas-based Padgett Printing as sales representatives. Robertson has more than 20 years of experience in the printing industry. She joins Padgett from Buchanan Visual Communications, where she was a sales representative for four years. Dobbie brings nine years of experience in the printing industry to her new post at Padgett. She was most recently an account executive with XYAN.com in Dallas.