Dodd Communications, a division of Nationwide Argosy Solutions, and Franklin Communications are combining their operations in Florida. The resulting company will be named Franklin Dodd Communications. “Combining Franklin and Dodd is a great opportunity to build on our individual strengths by offering our customers a broader platform of services,” said Richard Sierra, president of Dodd.
HOUSTON—Dodd Communications, a division of Nationwide Argosy Solutions, and Franklin Communications are combining their operations in Florida. The resulting company will be named Franklin Dodd Communications.
Dodd Communications, a division of Nationwide Argosy Solutions, and Franklin Communications are combining their operations in Florida. “Nationwide and Dodd have made technology the foundation of their businesses. Their approach to helping clients solve supply-chain and cross-media marketing challenges using digital solutions is a huge differentiator in our changing industry,” said Franklin’s president, Peter Dunne.
Franklin Communications in Miami received the coveted Golden Flamingo Award, presented each year to the company that wins the most first-place awards. Awards were presented to 50 Florida-based printing, graphic arts companies and schools.
A total of 21 companies received the coveted designation Best of the Best, while 16 earned Best Workplace honors.
Printing Impressions' Upfront commercial printing industry news for August 2008.
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.
Printing Industries of America proudly announces the recipients of the 2008 Best Workplace in the Americas Awards. A total of 51 graphic arts companies, both Printing Industries of America members and non-members, were selected by a committee of distinguished Human Resource experts from within the industry. The program is designed to recognize graphic arts companies for outstanding human relations efforts that contribute to a successful workplace.
NOW IN its 24th year, the Printing Impressions 400 (special pull-out section) provides the industry’s most comprehensive ranking of the leading printing companies in the United States and Canada. The listings include company name and headquarters location; parent company, if applicable; current and previous year’s rankings; most recent and previous year’s fiscal sales; percentage change; primary specialties; principal officer(s); and number of employees, manufacturing plants and total press units. (Download a PDF version of the entire listing by clicking here.) For information on the complete list with contact and address details, please view Printing Impressions Top 400 datacard. Financial information for the
AS GRAPHIC arts establishments transition into full-service communication solutions providers, an interesting marketing dilemma has emerged. Now that most graphic arts companies offer more than just printing services, some have felt a name change is necessary to better portray the full power of the newly offered capabilities. Steven Schnoll, managing director of Schnoll Media Consulting in New Providence, NJ, feels it is a tremendous challenge for a company with the word ‘print,’ ‘graphics,’ or ‘litho’ in its name to remain successful in today’s business climate. “It is simply guilt by name association,” Schnoll observes. “If you call yourself a ‘printer’ you will be