GARY STIFFLER considers himself a good judge of people. A 28-year printing industry veteran, Stiffler’s background includes stints with World Color and Quebecor World. During that time, he also became a shrewd arbiter of talent, appreciating the timber of employees that can enable a company to endure the peaks and valleys of business over the long haul.
PAWTUCKET, RI—The new parent company may be called MATLET, but a better name may be Old School. Several companies former owner Quebecor World determined to be non-core are experiencing a bit of a renaissance under the new leadership of Gary Stiffler and MATLET. Following the buyout of five companies from Quebecor World for $70 million, four of the facilities saw their local ownership restored. The names, which predated Quebecor World ownership, are Acme Printing, Wilmington, MA; Central Florida Press, Orlando, FL; Nova Marketing Services of St. Louis; and Packaging Graphics, Pawtucket, RI. The other company is now called Premedia Services of Detroit. "We've received