Don Duncanson, President, Dynacolor Graphics, Miami—We were on our way to the airport in a taxi after leaving the PRINT 01 show where we were to meet my friend Pete Stephens, his wife, and his salesman Scott who were returning a rental car. As we were approaching the airport, we heard on the news the first tower had been hit by an airplane and found it hard to believe. When the second tower was hit, we realized this was no accident.
Printing Impressions' Upfront commercial printing industry news for August 2008.
MIAMI—Dynacolor Graphics has merged with Franklin Communications, the two companies announced. Dynacolor will operate as a division of Franklin, with Don Duncanson serving as division president. Most of Dynacolor's workforce has been brought along into the new division. Franklin Communications will benefit from Dynacolor's expertise in postcards, calendars and rack brochures.
Peter Dunne, President of Franklin Communications, LLC, and Donald Duncanson, President of Dynacolor Graphics, Inc., both in Miami, Florida jointly announced that Dynacolor’s business operations have been merged with Franklin effective June 1, 2009. Dynacolor Graphics will operate as a division of Franklin with Don Duncanson serving as President of the division. The majority of the highly experienced Dynacolor associates will staff the new division.
Don Gecks has joined Hi-Liter Graphics, Burlington, WI, as vice president of operations. Gecks was formally an executive in charge of operations at S. Rosenthal & Co., Cincinnati. Gary Stafford has been promoted to executive vice president for Lazer Inc., Rochester, NY. In his most recent position, he served as senior vice president, managed the sales team, served as CTO and led the company's recent expansions. Dave Moser has been promoted to vice president of sales for Perfect Plastic Printing, St. Charles, IL. Moser has spent the past three years with the company as director of world sales. Julie Metzger has joined the sales
BY CAROLINE MILLER When you page through Donald Duncanson's long list of industry accomplishments, it's hard to imagine he ever thought of himself as an underachiever. At age 61, Duncanson is the co-founder and chairman of Dynacolor Graphics, a successful, $9.6 million commercial printing operation in Miami. He also is the founder of the Graphics of Americas trade show. A longtime member and past chairman of NAPL's board of directors, as well a member of several of the association's board committees, he also serves on the board of the Graphic Arts Show Co. and Graphic Arts Research & Education Foundation, and is a member
Robert Hart has joined Mail-Well, Englewood, CO, as CEO and president of Mail-Well Envelope. Prior to joining Mail-Well, Hart spent more than 30 years with Atlanta-based Riverwood International. He most recently served as senior vice president of the $600 million paperboard operation. Mark P. Correia, vice president of manufacturing for Target Graphics, Boonton, NJ, has earned the designation of Certified Production Management Executive from the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) Management Institute. The NAPL Management Institute conducts industry-specific management certification courses taught by graduate-level university professors and industry experts at Northwestern University. Randolph W. Camp has been elected as the 101st chairman of Printing Industries