Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ July 2012 edition.
Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ May 2012 edition.
FLM Graphics has announced the appointment of Frank M. Misischia to the position of president. In that role, Misischia has responsibility and authority over production operations, technology development, sales, client services, finance and administration, and he will be responsible for bottom line performance of all FLM business units.
Shop’s 29˝ Sheetfed PressesOutmaneuver 40˝ Competitors WINTER PARK, FL—Edward Sengel, president of Superior Printers, was so impressed with his first Roland 500 press that he installed a second one. Both systems are configured with six printing units, in-line coating and extended deliveries. The printer also uses MAN Roland’s printnet PressManager, which networks the Roland 500s to the rest of Superior’s production workflow. The second Roland 500 has perfecting capabilities. “The 23x29˝ format of the Roland 500 takes it to the next level,” says Sengel. “Unless you’re doing oversized display posters, a large percentage of what used to be 40˝ work exclusively can now run
IWCO Direct Changes Hands CHANHASSEN, MN—Marketing specialist IWCO Direct is changing hands, with Avista Capital Partners acquiring a controlling interest in the company from Court Square Capital Partners. The transaction does not impact day-to-day operations. IWCO Direct’s executive management team will retain their shares in the company and continue to lead it. Donnelley Sheds Old Names CHICAGO—RR Donnelley has unified its printing and related services offerings under the single RR Donnelley brand. Moore Wallace, Moore Canada, Moore Response Marketing, Moore (in Latin America), OfficeTiger and the company’s network of North American commercial printing facilities have been rebranded as RR Donnelley. Rechristening for PIA New York AMHERST, NY—The
Printers Flock to See Two-Sided Coating DALLAS—Neither heavy rains nor threatening tornadoes could dissuade roughly 75 printers and journalists from visiting Buchanan Visual Communications on April 24 and 25 for Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses’ 2007 National Open House. The violent weather wiped out a planned visit to a Texas Rangers-Seattle Mariners game at Ameriquest Field in Arlington, TX, but the guests were treated to some towering, long drives nonetheless during the “State of Perfection” demonstration. At the core of the open house was a display of the firepower behind Buchanan’s 12-color, 40˝ Mitsubishi Diamond 3000R convertible perfector equipped with tower coaters. The dual coaters
German-Themed Event Successful TROY, MI—More than 800 clients, vendors and friends of Tepel Brothers Printing sampled bratwurst and strudel, and enjoyed authentic entertainment by the Frankenmuth Schuhplattlers at the company’s fourth Oktoberfest celebration. Tepel Brothers Printing President Jim Tepel, left, and Vice President Harriet Tepel awarded their Oktoberfest grand door prize of a trip to Germany to Laura Jerome. The client from Anchor Bay Entertainment said the trip for two will make an ideal honeymoon following her wedding next summer. The Ben Franklin Society of PIA/GATF inducted 12 new members at an annual black-tie ceremony in November. The new members are: William
FLM Graphics Appoints Former CS/RAAD/Colahan Saunders Partners Fairfield, NJ—October 18, 2006—FLM Graphics Corporation announced that three principals of CS/RAAD/Colahan Saunders, long-established commercial printers in the New York metropolitan area, have joined FLM Graphics. The announcement was made today by Frank L. Misischia, CEO and Founder of FLM Graphics, a full service graphic communications company based in Fairfield, New Jersey with offices in Manhattan and Princeton. Randy Colahan, Peter Colahan, and Peter Burke, formerly partners in CS/RAAD/Colahan Saunders, have joined FLM Graphics with sales and management responsibilities. Their experience in the industry includes serving major financial and professional service clients, the design and advertising communities,
Florida Printer Gives Journalists a Plant Tour MIAMI—Colonial Press gave a tour of its 200,000-square-foot facility to a group of industry journalists in December. The group watched as job information was input into the PECOM press operating and automation system, which feeds information for approximately 350 jobs per month to the company's four MAN Roland sheetfed presses and one ROTOMAN web press. Shown here are Juan Flores, prepress/PECOM manager (seated) and Carlos Garcia Jr., director of corporate services. Graphic Press, Los Angeles, has announced the addition of Jim Kahm, Mike Gianni and Danny Welan to the company's sales team roster. Kahm and Gianni will assume vice