Bob Steller, director of manufacturing at St. Louis-based Kohler Print Group, has retired after 42 years of service. He started his career with Kohler in 1962 as a press operator. Also, Phil Wallis has joined the organization as fulfillment manager for the KPEX division.
NorthStar Print Group reports that its quality management systems are now ISO 9001:2000 certified. The certification covers NorthStar's facilities in Norway, MI, Green Bay, WI, and Watertown, WI.
Triangle Printers, based in Skokie, IL, announced the addition of Louis DeConcilis to its growing team in the role of account manager.
The Printing Association of Florida (PAF) announced that Warren Wilkins, president of Webcom Limited, Toronto, has been named the Graphic Arts Leaders of the Americas (GALA) North American Award Recipient for 2005. Mário César de Camargo has been named the Latin American Award recipient. Both men will receive their award at the 22nd annual GALA Award Banquet and Reception, February 4th, 2005, in Miami Beach during Graphics of the Americas 2005.
Sussex, WI-based commercial printer Color Ink has added new employees to its growing corporation. Chrissie Perkins has joined the mailing and fulfillment department as a direct mail technician. Also, Mary Cina has been hired as marketing and hospitality director, and John Harrington joined the company's sales team.
Bruce Jensen has been named vice president, U.S. sales for the catalog and magazine group within the information services sector of Transcontinental Printing. He has previously held sales positions with Getty Images, Banta Corp. and RR Donnelley.
Kevin Spall, a veteran of the printing industry and former director of business development for the Book Publishing Group of RR Donnelley, has been named vice president of sales and marketing for Lightning Source, a provider of combined book manufacturing and distribution services located in LaVergne, TN.
HM Graphics, Milwaukee, has announced the addition of David Cox to its sales staff as a senior account executive. Cox, who has 15 years of experience, is now serving the Chicago area.