PRINTER newsJanuary 2002
Carl Tornambe has joined Premier Graphics, Phoenix, as a production operations manager. He brings a wealth of knowledge in finishing services and quality control to the company.
Frank Degliomini has been selected as general manager of Graphic Converting's Niles, IL, manufacturing facility. Degliomini brings 24 years of experience to the company.
Raymond Christmas has joined Robert Yaquinto Printing, Dallas. Christmas is a veteran packaging and collation engineer.
Jack F. Willis Jr., vice president of sales, has retired from Rochester, NY-based Monroe Litho, a Wallace company. Willis' professional career began in 1955 with Rochester's Genesee Valley Paper as an in-house sales representative. In 1962, he joined Rochester Polychrome and later was named the firm's president. He joined DuBois Press in 1980 as a vice president. In 1981, he started his tenure with Monroe Litho.
Michael Goins has been hired as a sheetfed pressman for Corley Printing, St. Louis.
John M. Tayloe has been appointed the coordinator of advancement for graphic communications at The Krueger School of Graphic Communications at Chowan College, Murfreesboro, NC. Tayloe has been employed at Chowan in different capacities for the past six years.
Frederick J. "Fritz" Zaegel III has assumed the position of president and COO for Repco Graphics, St. Louis. Fred J. Zaegel will remain chairman and CEO.
Rebecca H. Jones and Brian M. Losch have joined Richmond, VA-based commercial printer Worth Higgins & Associates as sales representatives. Jones now represents the company in Richmond, Charlottesville and Northern Virginia. She was most recently employed as a regional sales rep for Geographics in Atlanta. Losch will represent the company in the Richmond market. He was most recently employed as a chemical systems manager with Infineon Technologies.
Graphic Converting, Niles, IL, has announced changes to its corporate management team. Steve Skalski and Todd Amar are now executive vice presidents. John Dean has been promoted to vice president of finance and administration. Daniel Solomon has joined as national director of sales and Lisa Boyd is now director of marketing.
Printing Industries of America has selected its executive leadership for 2002. Charles F. "Chuck" Stay, president and CEO of Bert-Co Industries, Los Angeles, has been elected chairman. Mike Marcian, president of Corporate Press, Landover, MD, is first vice chairman. John Green, president of Automated Graphic Systems, White Plains, MD, is now second vice chairman. Dwight Vicks III, president of Vicks Lithographic & Printing, Yorkville, NY, will serve as treasurer.