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Top Executives Named at New Distribution Giant, Enovation

Tuesday, October 23, 2001

Press release from the issuing company

PENNSAUKEN, NJ, October 22, 2001 – Enovation Graphic Systems, Inc., newly-formed and America’s largest distributor of equipment, consumables and technical services to the graphic communications industry, announces the appointment of three of the company’s top executives. Daniel C. Maffeo will serve as executive vice president for Enovation, which represents more than 500 suppliers at more than 60 branch locations throughout the country. Robert J. Gourley and Jon D. Wright will both take posts as vice presidents. Formerly vice president and general manager of the Graphic Systems Division of Fuji Photo Film, U.S.A., Inc., Maffeo is a 30-year veteran of the graphic arts industry whose background includes experience in production, sales, technical and management positions with both dealers and manufacturers. "We’re proud to have Dan as part of our team," said Jim Mullan, president of Enovation Graphic Systems, Inc. "His thorough knowledge of the industry as well as his understanding of customers’ needs will contribute tremendously to our vision for Enovation." Enovation Graphic Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc., was formed in connection with Fujifilm’s recent acquisition of three leading distributors of the graphic communications industry – PrimeSource Corporation, Heartland Imaging and Graphic Systems, Inc. Maffeo joined Fujifilm in 1984, filling a variety of sales and sales management positions before being named vice president for all U.S. sales of consumables and equipment and eventually vice president and general manager. "I am very excited about this new company and am honored to serve in this new position," Maffeo commented. "I’m confident that Enovation will provide the graphic communications industry with superior products and consultative service and support." Gourley and Wright will join Maffeo at Enovation as vice presidents. Before joining Enovation, Gourley served as CEO of Heartland Imaging, which grew from four distribution locations to 22 locations during his tenure. Wright began his career in the printing ink business and founded Graphic Systems, Inc. (GSI), one of the largest dealers in the nation, in 1973 and led it through 2001. GSI grew to nine distribution centers throughout the country. His most recent position was as president of GSI. Complete Product Offerings Enovation serves the needs of commercial printers, packaging printers, color separators, service bureaus, graphic design/art studios, newspapers, publishers and advertising agencies. Enovation’s complete product and service families include: film/chemicals/processors; printing plates/processors; analog proofing/processors; computer to plate equipment; workstations; digital color proofing; wide format printers; file servers; data storage; color management; color measurement equipment; computer software and hardware; general equipment; register systems and punches; vacuum frames; color viewing equipment; pressroom chemicals; printing blankets; press packing; pressroom storage and safety systems; pressroom/bindery supplies; finishing systems; field technical service; and consultative services for prepress and pressroom. About Enovation Graphic Systems, Inc. The nation’s largest distributor to the graphic communications industry, Enovation Graphic Systems, Inc. offers a full-line of analog and digital consumables, electronic imaging products, software and technical and support services, including: electronic prepress equipment; computer workstations and software; fileservers and networking solutions; consumables and hardware for offset lithography and flexography; pressroom supplies and chemicals; post-press and finishing equipment; professional 35mm films and papers; and personalized, consultative services.

 

 

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