Bentley Graphic Communications, a sheetfed printer in Pottstown, PA, has named Robert Tursack principal and COO of the company. Tursack is former owner and CEO of Tursack Inc., a printer in Morgantown, PA.
Nationwide Laminating, Lorton, VA, has hired Reavis Swett as a sales representative. He was most recently employed by Capitol Laminating.
New Castle, DE-based EnvelopeAmerica has promoted Rich Gommer from press operator to lead pressman.
Litho Inc., of Saint Paul, MN, recently expanded its sales team through the hiring of Wade Olsen. Prior to joining Litho Inc., Olsen worked for Quebecor World and Banta Corp. in their catalog and publications divisions.
Eason Chapman, founder and owner of Permaseal Corp., a finishing company in Florence, SC, is stepping down after almost 30 years and handing the controls to his eldest son, David Chapman.
Patented Printing, Dayton, OH, has announced a number of senior management changes. With owner Dick Westfall retaining the title of CEO, Ken McNerney has been hired as president. Joe Sellers has accepted the position of vice president of manufacturing, covering both the Dayton and Indianapolis operations. Also, Robert Howlett has joined the company as vice president of sales and business development.
Moonachie, NJ-based Applied Printing Technologies (APT) announced that John Egan has joined the company as senior vice president for corporate sales. Also, Al Jagusch will be joining the company as general manager of the company's Elmira, NY, division.
Monroe Litho in Rochester, NY, has promoted Tony Harris to sales manager. He formerly served as account executive.
Frank Arndorfer, vice president of finishing operations for Quad/Graphics, Sussex, WI, has been named the 2004 Binding, Finishing and Distribution Operations Manager of the Year by the R&E Council of NAPL.
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA, has established a memorial endowment in honor of longtime graphic communication professor Hank Apfelberg. Apfelberg taught at Cal Poly for more than 30 years, and was also an author and researcher in the graphic arts industry.