STAMFORD, CT—Thomas Oliva, a longtime manager under Robert Burton in previous executive stints with World Color and Moore Corp., has been promoted to president of Cenveo Inc. Oliva will direct all of Cenveo's sales and manufacturing endeavors, while reporting directly to Burton, the chairman and CEO of Cenveo. He will also retain his spot on the company's board of directors. In filling the previously vacant president's role, Burton cited Oliva's "track record of delivering outstanding results over an extended period of time." The pair have worked together for the past 12 years, and Burton believes Oliva can help increase shareholder value. According to Burton, Cenveo has

Motheral Printing Chairman Dies FORTH WORTH, TX—Carl Motheral, 76, chairman of Motheral Printing, died of a heart attack in January. Motheral was part of the second generation to run the family-owned printing business that his father and mother, Fitzhugh and Ella Motheral, started in 1934. He joined what was then a small family business in 1950. Mr. Motheral ran the business along with his brothers Foist and Wesley, and retained the title of chairman when he retired four years ago. His son, Jim, succeeded him as president. Tom Basore to Retire From WOA ALEXANDRIA, VA—Thomas "Tom" Basore, executive director of the Web Offset Association (WOA) and

ARLINGTON, VA—International Minute Press of Boise, ID, was one of five companies to be awarded the 2001 National Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics by the Council of Better Business Bureaus. International Minute Press joined fellow nationwide winners United Supermarkets of Lubbock, TX; Cook's Pest Control of Decatur, AL; Walker Information of Indianapolis; and Packer Thomas of Youngstown, OH. Steven F. Walker, president of International Minute Press, accepted the award on behalf of his company. International Minute Press was also awarded the Integrity Counts award by the Better Business Bureau of Southwest Idaho in 2000. The 2001 competition was the largest in the six years the national awards

BY ERIK CAGLE (Editor's Note: This is the first in a year-long series of articles examining the Year 2000 problem as it applies to the commercial printing industry. The first installment is an introduction to the Y2K bug and its potential impact on the business community at large.) It is February 1999. Do you know where your company's Year 2000 (Y2K) initiative stands? Like a Nostradamus prediction, the business world has been hearing bits and pieces of a terrible day of reckoning. But the Y2K bug, the nasty little pest that is as obvious as the clock in the upper right hand corner of

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