Prism Award Event Promotes NYU Program
NEW YORK CITY—More than 400 people turned out recently for the 21st annual Prism Award luncheon, held to raise money and awareness for New York University’s graphic communications program. This year’s Prism honor went to Richard Smith, editor-in-chief and CEO of Newsweek. The Distinguished Service Award was given to Manny de Torres, chairman and CEO of Metro Packaging and Imaging.
Bramkamp Printing Holds ‘Wild’ Open House Event
CINCINNATI—To help celebrate its 85th anniversary and the addition of a six-color Heidelberg Speedmaster SM 74 press, Bramkamp Printing put on a “Wild” open house. Held in conjunction with The Cincinnati Zoo and Weyerhaeuser Papers, attendees were treated to a visit with two live Cheetahs, as well as a tour of the facility and lunch.
Western States Envelope & Label of Milwaukee won a Best of Category Badger Award for outstanding achievement in environmentally sound materials in the 6th annual Graphics Excellence Awards. This is a statewide printing competition hosted by the Printing Industries of Wisconsin.
IWCO Direct, Chanhassen, MN, reports that Joseph Morrison has been appointed CFO. Prior to joining IWCO Direct, Morrison served as vice president and CFO for Culligan International in Chicago.
Scott Tufarolo recently joined Highspire, PA-based GANCOM as a graphic artist. GANCOM specializes in graphic services, digital and offset printing, information technology and direct mail services.
Doug Hederman has been named president of Hederman Brothers in Ridgeland, MS. He has been with the company for eight years, serving as executive vice president and director of sales.
Alan Shapiro of LAgraphico in Burbank, CA, has been awarded IPA’s Leonard Holzinger Award. The award was established to honor those individuals who have demonstrated distinguished leadership and who, through IPA, have contributed significantly to the graphic communication industry.
Shirley Ehlert and Brad Brogan have been promoted by Milwaukee-based Visual Systems Inc. (VSI) to serve on the executive committee as director of manufacturing and director of sales, respectively.