Xerox Corp. worked with the Georgia Army National Guard's Family Readiness Group, a military-operated support group for the families of soldiers, on a holiday card drive that put thousands of custom-designed greeting cards in the hands of troops overseas. The "Let's Say Thanks" card drive was designed to give people back home an easy way to print, sign and send one of three distinct greeting cards to the more than 4,000 men and women of the 48th Brigade Combat Team serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere.
David Lane, a veteran executive recruiter, has announced the launch of his new professional executive search firm. Located in Woburn, MA, Lane Partners is an executive search firm geared towards the graphic communications and document technologies industries.
EnvelopeAmerica recently added Dan Brethauer and Lori Smith to its team. Brethauer will work as both EnvelopeAmerica's and FileAmerica's national sales manager. With her previous experience in customer service and operations, Smith's sales role is a welcomed addition to both companies.
Jack Haworth passed away November 10, 2005, of natural causes. After nearly 40 years with Heidelberg, Mr. Haworth's career was distinguished and noteworthy for his contributions and character. He joined the Printing Press Service Co. in 1950 as the first full-time press sales rep for Heidelberg in the West and held several sales and sales management positions within the company. Mr. Haworth introduced both of his sons to the graphic arts field and supported several schools with equipment donations and support.
Daniel Siewert is the new general manager of MAN Roland's Southern region, overseeing sales, service and support of sheetfed presses in a territory that ranges from North Carolina to Texas. He spent the past 21 years with Williams Printing, an RR Donnelley company.
Marc Hein has joined Day International as director of technology, Chemical Product division. In his new role, he will oversee research and development efforts to improve the product development process for new product identification, selection and commercialization.
- Jim Dunn