Adam Garwolinski has been promoted to pressroom foreman with the recent installation of a fourth Komori press at Elk Grove Village, IL-based Quality Color Graphics.
Dalim Software Users Organization—which offers an unbiased collaborative channel of communications between Dalim Software users, staff and resellers—has elected new officers at the 2008 North American Dalim Software Users Organization (DUO) Annual Meeting at the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Brent Kantola, prepress manager at Rogers Printing, and Stephen White, specialist, Integrated Manufacturing, at Vertis Communications, were elected president and vice president, respectively.
Thomas Kern, former director of operations for Transcontinental Direct’s facility in Downey, CA, has been appointed director of operations at IWCO Direct’s Elm City, NC, facility. Kern, a 30-year industry veteran, is now responsible for managing the Elm City facility including print, envelope, personalization, lettershop, Delivery-Point Bar Code Sorter (DBCS) and warehouse operations.
Mountainside, NJ-based Print Tech—a provider of digital printing, direct mail, targeted marketing, signage and fulfillment services—has named Jim Puzzo corporate account executive. A 30-year industry veteran with specific expertise in rush direct mail projects, Puzzo comes to Print Tech from Printing Design Group.
Bill Denzen is the new general manager at Smyth Companies’ rollfed division, in Minneapolis. Denzen, a 16-year Smyth employee, recently served as vice president of finance of the company’s rollfed division. In his new role, Denzen is responsible for all operations of the rollfed division, and will continue to provide leadership to quality and process improvements in both rollfed and other operating divisions within the company.
Abby Pedersen has joined the sales team at Plymouth, MN-based Daily Printing as account associate. Pedersen is now working with the company’s top account managers to help increase communication with clients and improve the company’s ability to service them.
To further bolster its entry into digital printing and its support of clients’ multichannel marketing campaigns, Dallas-based Jay Kay Press has added new personnel and resources. Cheralyn Wood has joined Jay as vice president of Digital Solutions, and is now responsible for helping to drive the company’s entry into cross-media marketing. In addition, some of the new resources the company has implemented include: a new HP Indigo digital offset press; new software solutions that support variable data printing, multichannel marketing campaigns and dashboard-based results tracking; and enhanced print offerings that include spot UV and scratch-off coating.