PRINTER newsNovember 2008
C. William “Wilbur” Schneidereith III has joined Rockville, MD-based Smith Litho as an account executive covering the Baltimore/Washington markets.
At Dallas-based Jay Kay Press, Jenny Dowdy has joined the company as a sales representative. Dowdy comes to Jay Kay Press from Crown Printing and Pacific Printing. The printer also reports that it has successfully begun operating its new UV coater that provides both flood coating and spot UV for either digital or offset printing.
To help the industry better understand the consolidation that is occurring, Compass Capital Partners has released a national survey that will help to determine the number of M&As, bankruptcies and shut-downs among smaller printing companies over the past five years. Users can visit www.comcapltd.com and respond to the survey by clicking on the “Survey” link.
The Printing Industries Association of San Diego (PIA/SD) has elected new officers. They are chairman, Chris Hamm, owner/president of Tabs Etc.; vice chairman, Greg Gould, owner/president of Eye/Comm; and secretary/treasurer, Frank Scorzelli, president of Specialist Printing & Direct Mail.
Greg Davis has rejoined the sales team at Baltimore-based Victor Graphics. He is now responsible for sales in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions.
At Smyth Companies, St. Paul, MN, Jim Lundquist has been promoted to president. Joining Smyth in 2005, Lund- quist was instrumental in selling Smyth’s Snap! (package division) to Tapemark.
Dayton, OH-based WorkflowOne has selected Kevin Kearns as the company’s new vice president of sales. He previously held positions at Huthwaite Inc. and Moore North America (now part of RR Donnelley).
Two additions have been announced at Rochester, NY-based Book One, a division of The Riverside Manufacturing Group. Fred Daubert has been tapped as president. Marc Bardeen has joined as operations manager.
At Print Art, Egg Harbor Township, NJ, Jamison McGibney has been promoted to estimating supervisor. Gregg Rolando has been hired as direct mail manager.
Inserts USA, Chicago, has named Bill Gibson vice president and general manager, responsible for operations at the company’s headquarters.
Bidisha Riccardi has joined Print Tech, Mountainside, NJ, as corporate account executive. Riccardi comes to Print Tech from Bowne Business Communications.
Jaime Capacete has joined King of Prussia, PA-based IBSDirect to head its sales team. He formerly served at National Envelope. PI