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January 2003

Ex-Baldwin CEO Heads Harland

ATLANTA—John T. Heald Jr. has been named president of Harland Printed Products. He replaces David Passman, who has left the company to pursue other opportunities. Heald has 30 years of experience, including 24 years of general management assignments, most recently as CEO of Baldwin Technology. Prior to that he was executive vice president of operations for Sappi Fine Paper North America.

Bowne Appoints New BGS CEO

NEW YORK—Bowne has appointed James E. Fagan Jr., 51, as president and CEO of Bowne Global Solutions (BGS). Fagan succeeds Carl D. Glaeser, who has headed the BGS unit since 1999 and has decided to leave the company after reaching his objective of taking BGS to industry leadership. Fagan has been senior vice president, strategy and new business development, for Bowne since May 2001 and COO for BGS since September 2002.

Wallace Promotes McGrath

LISLE, IL—Steve McGrath has been promoted to the newly created position of vice president of commercial print sales and marketing for Wallace Corp. Previously, he served as Wallace's director of commercial print marketing, as well as president of its Hillside print facility, its largest web printing facility.

PrintMedia Event Takes Shape

NEW YORK—Several industry conferences are uniting March 3-5 in the world's publishing capitol, New York City. Thousands of professionals in production and creative workflow from magazine publishers, book publishers, in-plant printing facilities, corporate publishing, advertising agencies and design firms will converge at the 2003 PrintMedia Conference & Expo. As the major printing and publishing event on the East Coast, it co-locates the BookTech Conference & Expo, MagazineTech Conference & Expo and the new In-Plant Graphics Conference, as well as new conferences on PDF workflow, workflow management, workflow technology and quality control. For more information or to exhibit, log onto www.magazinetech.com or www.booktechexpo.com.

Donnelley Logistics Adds Facility

WILLOWBROOK, IL—R.R. Donnelley Logistics is enhancing its consolidation and distribution network by opening a 670,000-square-foot facility in York, PA. In addition to delivering significant service improvements, the new facility will increase package processing capacity by approximately 40 million packages per year. The York facility is expected to be operational by the end of the second quarter 2003.

Church Printer Files Chapter 11

YOUNGSTOWN, OH—The nation's largest producer of church envelopes has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The American Paper Co. produces church envelopes for about 45,000 churches nationwide. The company plans to sell some assets to Aurora, MO-based church bulletin printer MWM Dexter, and close its Richmond, VA, facility, eliminating 25 jobs.
 

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