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Prisco Appoints New President Of Digital Division

Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Press release from the issuing company

Newark, NJ, March 31, 2008 - Printers' Service (Prisco) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Zunde as President - Prisco Digital Division. Prisco, the global leader in pressroom chemistry and offset process-control equipment, today announced the appointment of Steve Zunde as President of their Digital Division, effective April 1st. 2008. Zunde will be responsible for driving the company's strategy and operational execution into the digital arena, as Prisco continues its rapid growth within the graphic arts industry.

Mr. Zunde brings more than 20 years of successful global executive management experience, having led several businesses to be leaders within their specific market segments within the graphic arts industry.

"Steve is an outstanding leader, and I am delighted that Steve will lead Prisco's Digital Division, as he has the ideal capabilities and experiences to ensure that we reach our next level of growth" stated Mr. Richard Liroff, Chairman and CEO of the Prisco organization. "Steve has an exceptional track record and leadership capability to bring to Prisco Digital with superior execution capabilities" added Mr. Bruce Liroff, Prisco's President and COO.

Zunde commented that "with the industry increasingly moving from analog to digital technologies, and with Prisco's strong relationships across the graphic arts industry, including over 100 sales and service professionals out of nine locations, should provide an ideal infrastructure for Prisco's entry into the inkjet space".

Mr. Zunde joins Prisco from Hewlett-Packard Company where he served as President of Scitex Vision Americas until the acquisition by HP, and then filled several business planning and strategic roles within HP's Imaging & Printing Division. Prior to his role as President of Scitex Vision Americas, Mr. Zunde held senior management positions within Scitex Corporation Ltd. where he served as the President of Karat Digital Press, a successful startup and joint-venture between Scitex and KBA and initiated by Mr. Zunde, which was then fully acquired by KBA with Mr. Zunde then serving as the President of KBA's digital division in North America.

Prior to this, Mr. Zunde was the President of International Paper Companys' global printing chemicals business which was then acquired by Fuji Photo Film of Tokyo. Mr. Zunde has a degree in Business Administration, and is also a graduate of the executive leadership program at Harvard Business School.

Printers' Service is the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of offset pressroom chemistry, coatings, blankets, supply items and process control equipment. Headquartered in Newark, NJ, customers have been able to count on quality products and superior support services from Printers' Service for over 100 years. The Prisco product lines include environmentally friendly fountain solutions, solvents, coatings, cleaners and lubricants. PriscoTech equipment products include water management, chemical blending, chemical recycling, waste reduction and coating systems. Printers' Service has eleven locations in the US, Canada and Europe to better serve the industry. For further information contact Eric Gutwillig by telephone at 973-589-7800 x2207 or via E-Mail, gutwillige@prisco.com.




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