Salt Lake City-based AlphaGraphics reports it is planning to reach 500 locations over the next five years.

Ingrid Wilmet has joined Impressions Inc. of St. Paul, MN, as an account manager.

Kim Hawley has joined Dallas-based Taylor Publishing as vice president of sales and marketing for the Taylor Specialty Book division. He most recently held the position of sales manager for the Commercial Book division of Walsworth Publishing.

Richard Eade, formerly of Butler Color Press, has joined Inserts East in Pennsauken, NJ, as director of operations.

Des Plaines Publishing, Des Plaines, IL, announced that Michael Ford has joined the company as president and CEO. Ford, a 26-year printing industry veteran, has served in a variety of management roles at companies such as RR Donnelley, Von Hoffmann and Hess Management.

After 40 years of public service, Anthony Zagami will retire from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) at the end of the year. Zagami has served as GPO’s General Counsel since the early 1990s.

Anthony Pettrone, retired from Cohber Press in Rochester, NY, received the 2006 Lifetime Award presented by the Printing and Imaging Association of New York State at its annual meeting.

Dillon, SC-based Herald Multiforms named Jim Hill production manager. With 24 years of experience in the document management industry, and in particular cut sheet manufacturing, Hill will manage the plant, research new technology and oversee marketing.

Jeanice Gillett has been promoted to the new and unique position of chief experience officer (CXO) with Huston Patterson, a large-format package printer in Decatur, IL. Gillett will lead the company’s new HPx program, designed to provide clients with high-quality processes and procedures.

Joseph Delise Jr., 74, of Pinehurst, NC, died July 6. Mr. DeLise owned and operated J&A Bindery of New York City.

Cary Printing has hired Abbey Dethlefs and Nicolette DeGroot as additions to the Cary, NC-based company’s customer service department.

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