Booklet Binding, Inc. (www.bookletbinding.com) and Team Services (www.teamservices.com) today announced the opening of its new production center in Chicago suburb Carol Stream, IL.
Cary Printing has promoted Debbie Roberson to fill the position of mailing manager. She has been with the Cary, NC-based company for less than a year, but has more than 20 years of mailing experience. Patrick O'Brien has joined Direct Group in Trenton, NJ, as vice president of sales and business development. Padgett Printing in Dallas reports that Matt Pluta has joined the company's sales team. Pluta joined Padgett from Buchanan Visual Communications where he was a sales representative. Baltimore-based Vertis announced that Jim Litwin has joined the company as vice president of marketing research. In his new role, Litwin now leads Vertis' Customer Focus studies and
Michael Cate has been named president of Corporate Express Document and Print Management, Broomfield, CO. For the past two years he was executive vice president and COO of Global Docugraphix. Deborah Bagley recently joined Highspire, PA-based GANCOM, a division of Gannett Fleming, as an account manager in its marketing and business development group. Lynn Buck has been promoted to production manager for Copresco, a Carol Stream, IL, digital printer. She joined the company in 1997 as a production coordinator. Donald Orlowsky has joined Rochester, NY-based Monroe Litho as quality coordinator, a newly created position within the company. Applied Printing Technologies (APT), Moonachie, NJ, announced that Joseph Rondone
Jim Heck has joined Copresco, Carol Stream, IL, as a production coordinator. Previously, he worked for Camera-Ready Copies. Michelle Baltazar has joined the staff of Seaside Printing, Long Beach, CA, as a corporate sales representative. She has more than 10 years of printing experience at a local Sir Speedy. Chris Feagans has been promoted to the position of executive vice president, production and operating services, at Keller Crescent, Evansville, IN. Most recently, he served the company as executive vice president, administration. In other company news, Mark Smythe has been promoted to executive vice president, client services. Smythe previously served as the company's vice president/account supervisor
Howard Fenton has joined the staff of the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), Paramus, NJ, as a senior consultant of digital technologies. Previously, Fenton served for six years as the senior consultant of digital technology for the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation. The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) has granted $275,000 in scholarships to a total of 202 students pursuing careers in the graphic communications industry. PGSF awarded 99 of the scholarships to women and 103 to men. Also, Brown Printing, Waseca, MN, recently pledged $50,000 to establish the Wayne "Bumps" Brown Honorary Scholarship. After the fund matures, the scholarship will be awarded