Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ June 2014 edition, featuring Hohner Maschinenbau GmbH and Ernst Nagel GmbH Stuttgart, HS Boyd Co., GammTech Corp., Domtar Corp., Mac Papers, GPA
BÖWE BELL + HOWELL
Commercial printer equipment installations and other news from Printing Impressions’ May 2014 edition, featuring Prospect Printing, Vision Graphics/Eagle:xm, Joseph Merritt Co., 4over Inc., Solo Printing, Oakley Signs & Graphics
Leslie Stern is stepping down as CEO at Bell and Howell for personal reasons. The Board of Directors has appointed one of its members, Kamal Advani of controlling shareholder Versa Capital Management, as Interim CEO to serve until a permanent successor is found, a process targeted for conclusion by year-end.
Michael Lambert has been tapped as the new vice president of Bell and Howell's new Enterprise Solutions Group. In this newly created position, Lambert will oversee Bell and Howell’s Enterprise Solutions Group, which will encompass several product lines and operations.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ June 2013 edition, featuring INX International Ink, manroland web systems, Bell and Howell and Royal Sovereign International, EFI and printLEADER, Whittier Mailing Products, Mohawk, and Q.I. Press Controls.
Bell and Howell, a leading provider of solutions and services for paper-based and digital messaging, and Lasermax Roll Systems, a leader in automated paper handling, monitoring and processing equipment for the digital printing industry, announced that Bell and Howell will serve as a North American distributor of the WebVision digital print quality assurance system. Integrated with high-speed digital printers, WebVision systems provide 100-percent quality control at full production speed.
Bell and Howell has appointed Leslie F. Stern as its president, reporting to CEO George Marton, effective immediately. Stern, former CEO of National Envelope and Central Lewmar, will be based at the company’s headquarters in Durham, NC.
Versa Capital Management announced the completion of its previously publicized acquisition of the assets of Böwe Bell + Howell and the formation of a new company and brand, Bell and Howell LLC. The new Bell and Howell includes BCC Software in Rochester, NY, and Bell and Howell Canada.
WHEELING, IL—Böwe Bell + Howell (BBH) has received court approval for the sale of the business to the private equity funds of Philadelphia-based Versa Capital Management through an asset transaction. The closing of the deal for Chapter 11-protected Böwe Bell + Howell is expected within two weeks.
Böwe Bell + Howell has received court approval for the sale of the business to the private equity funds of Versa Capital Management. With the closing of this transaction, the involvement of BBH’s businesses in the Chapter 11 process will be conclude.