Commercial printer company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ February 2013 edition, featuring Webcrafters Inc., Fry Communications, Worth Higgins & Associates, Gill-line Inc., Proforma, Evergreen Printing and GLS Cos.
GLS Companies, a leading Minnesota printing and digital marketing services provider, has named Jayme Wisely it’s new president and COO. Gary Garner, GLS’ founder, president and CEO, will continue to oversee the company’s long-term strategies as chairman and CEO.
Printing Industries of America is pleased to announce the election of its 2013 officers and board of directors. These executives are key industry leaders, and their involvement in the national printing association and their local affiliate organizations is invaluable.
GLS Companies has completed a rigorous review of its procedures designed to assure the highest levels of client data security. The review adheres to new audit standards, referred to as Service Organization Controls or SOC 2, developed by the American Institute of CPAs.
It is not surprising to note that much of the commercial printing industry news in 2010 was dominated by the continuing struggle of printers trying to reconcile employee ranks with dwindling press hours. White-collar crime was rampant and, in some instances, theft indirectly led to closures.
It's hard to believe that Monday's Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame awards ceremony held during Graph Expo in Chicago marked the 25th anniversary of the Hall of Fame. An award created when I assumed the role of editor-in-chief in 1985 to recognize individual industry achievement, this year's induction class was certainly worthy of our important silver anniversary milestone.
Garner, the president and CEO of GLS Companies, came from modest means and toiled his way to the top, making his success tale even more dramatic, and his selection into the 2010 Printing Impressions/RIT Printing Industry Hall of Fame a fait accompli.
CGS Publishing Technologies International played an integral role in the GLS Companies becoming the first GRACoL Certified digital printer. GLS is a graphic communications company located in Minneapolis with two locations. Their slogan summarizes it‘s mission – Integrated Communication Solutions . . .Flawlessly Executed.
HP announced that GLS Companies, an offset and digital print service provider (PSP), has strengthened and solidified its end-to-end production capabilities by becoming the first PSP to implement a new HP Indigo General Requirements for Applications in Commercial Offset Lithography (GRACoL)-certified solution.
Michael Makin, President and CEO of Printing Industries of America, welcomed attendees to Printing Industries' Presidents Conference and Binding Industries Association Conference in Orlando on March 1-5, 2009. This year's programming included sessions and roundtables focused on how to succeed in today's dynamic industry.