The Printing Industries of America and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have entered into an agreement to establish a collaborative relationship to develop printing industry-wide voluntary guidelines to reduce injuries. The Graphic Arts Employers, a committee of PIA that serves unionized printers, has committed $20,000 in resources to begin the project. The alliance agreement will stress outreach and communications with the industry, promote a national dialogue on workplace safety and health, and improve training and education on ergonomics issues.
EU Services, Rockville, MD, recently promoted two members of its customer service department to senior account managers. Lisa Fish has been an account manager since 2000. Paula Sheeler has been in customer service since 1995 and worked for a time as EU's corporate trainer before becoming an account manager in 1998.
The Imaging Bureau, Fort Worth, TX, has made significant additions to its sales team to support the increased level of production. Joining the team are Mike McDaniel, Buddy Barentine, Bill Hoke and Scott Cates. McDaniel, a long-time sales representative for Laser Tech Color, joins The Imaging Bureau team. Barentine was previously with C&G Graphic Technologies and The Lehigh Press, among others. Hoke joins the company having most recently been with Blanks Color Imaging and Etheridge Printing, respectively. Cates most recently worked in the sales department of Complete Printing & Graphics.
Frank Caminito has joined New England Printing & Graphics, Lincoln, RI, as production manager. Previously, Caminito had been production manager at Champagne/Lafayette Communications in Natick, MA, and at United Printing in Warwick, RI.
Stephen Paladino has been appointed COO for The Fala DM Group. Paladino has been with the company since 1996 as its CFO and CAO, a role he will continue to hold.
Chuck Varos has been named to the new position of marketing/new business development for Printwell Printing, Taylor MI. The position was created to promote newly acquired equipment from Wintor Swan and to increase capacity.