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September 1, 2002

Richard Mascola has been appointed regional sales manager for MAN Roland's commercial web division, overseeing a territory that includes the Midwest and Manitoba, Canada. Mascola will be based in the Chicago area. For the past four years, Mascola served as regional sales manager of American Roller Co. Also, Michael Lake, a 20-year veteran of the graphic arts industry, has joined MAN Roland as a district sales manager in Minnesota and North and South Dakota. Previously, Lake served for 16 years with the Gannett Co. in a variety of executive positions. American Binding Co., based in Miami Beach, recently announced that it has merged with Italian-based

January 1, 2002

Blue Ridge Paper Products has relocated its corporate headquarters. The new address is 41 Main St., P.O. Box 1429, Canton, NC 28716. The new phone number is (828) 454-0676. QTI became the first web auxiliary equipment provider to sell a closed-loop color control system in the Latin American market. At PRINT 01, Rotomagno SA de CV, of Guadalajara, Mexico, purchased QTI's Color Control System with Instrument Flight for its new four-unit Mitsubishi Diamond 16 web press. Newly formed distributor Enovation Graphic Systems has named Steve Gryder regional vice president, Central. Jim Purcell has accepted the position of regional vice president, Midwest. John Solwold was appointed regional

Supplier news 11-01
November 1, 2001

MAN Roland Technicians Get Golden ToolsOFFENBACH, GERMANY—Two American technicians were honored recently for completing the 1,000th MAN Roland mechanical systems course at the company's training center here. As a result of the hands-on coursework, the technicians, Warren Collins and Greg Voigt, received their gold wrenches and are certified to install and get U.S. customers up-and-running on Roland 700 presses. Heidelberg USA has realigned its operations into four business segments: Digital, Postpress, Sheetfed and Web. Niels M. Winther, a 34-year veteran with the organization, has assumed responsibility as head of Heidelberg's Market Center North America (U.S. and Canada). Appointed to head the four U.S. groups

Donald Duncanson -- A Self-made Man
September 1, 2001

BY CAROLINE MILLER When you page through Donald Duncanson's long list of industry accomplishments, it's hard to imagine he ever thought of himself as an underachiever. At age 61, Duncanson is the co-founder and chairman of Dynacolor Graphics, a successful, $9.6 million commercial printing operation in Miami. He also is the founder of the Graphics of Americas trade show. A longtime member and past chairman of NAPL's board of directors, as well a member of several of the association's board committees, he also serves on the board of the Graphic Arts Show Co. and Graphic Arts Research & Education Foundation, and is a member

Supplier news 6-01
June 1, 2001

Two Industry Veterans HonoredCHICAGO—At the 2001 R&E Council bindery, finishing and distribution seminar here, Ronald L. Mihills, R&E Council managing director (left), honored retiring RIT professor Werner T. Rebsamen (center) and Ralph F. Box Jr., conference co-chair and senior vice president of Muller Martini, for their many years of service to the industry. Both men were presented an engraved glass globe in commemoration of their careers. Sun Chemical CEO Shines in NYCNEW YORK CITY—At the 16th annual New York University Prism Award luncheon, which honors exceptional leaders in the graphic arts and communications industry and benefits the NYU Center for Graphic Communications Management and Technology,

Digital bytes 5-01
May 1, 2001

SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA—California Polytechnic State University now can give is students training on the Indigo TurboStream six-color digital offset press, thanks to a donation from Indigo N.V. Dr. Harvey Levenson, head of the school's Graphic Communication Department, commended the manufacturer for officially joining Cal Poly as a "Partner in Education." (www.indigonet.com) SPARTANBURG, SC—Altman Printing has been designated a Certified Microsoft Publisher 2002 Service Bureau. The certification process required the company to develop a specialty in outputting and printing electronic document files from the software program. (www.altmanprint.com) PITTSBURGH—Presstek is helping the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF) renew its commitment to

Graph Expo 2000--Vendor Coalitions Offer Real Promise
October 1, 2000

BY CLINT BOLTE More than 650 vendors were represented in 575 exhibits covering 480,000 net square feet at Chicago's McCormick Place. Only a fraction of the estimated 46,000 in attendance at Graph Expo and Converting Expo 2000 were at DRUPA last May. But those that were may have been startled at the changes and progress of a number of the vendors in only a matter of months. Vendor coalitions, even among competitors, was the clear theme of this, North America's largest graphic communications trade exposition. The initial half dozen e-commerce hubs created much of last year's Graph Expo stir. The e-commerce caldron continues