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R&E Council Seeks Nominations for Operations Manager of the Year Award

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White Stone, VA, September 26, 2002 -- The Research and Engineering Council is calling for nominations for its 2002 Pressroom Operations Manager of the Year Award, to be presented at the 2002 R&E Council 28th Annual Progress in the Pressroom Seminar, November 6 and 7 in Chicago. The winner will receive a complimentary conference registration and hotel accommodations for two nights at the Marriott O’Hare in Chicago. Nominations may be submitted by co-workers, company owners, customers, suppliers, or any industry colleague who feels the candidate is worthy of consideration for this prestigious award. The successful candidate will have a proven record of providing outstanding service for customers and creating value for his or her company. Conference nomination forms may be obtained by calling the R&E Council at 804-436-9511, via Email from [email protected], or may be downloaded from the R&E Council website, www.recouncil.org. In making the call for nominations, R&E Council managing director Ronald L. Mihills said: “The Pressroom Operations Manager of the Year Award is not for presidents and owners. The R&E Council seeks to recognize excellence in printing plant operations. Examples of leadership include the implementation of new technologies, leadership of production staff, continuous improvement in manufacturing, and promotion of education and training in the production environment. The successful nominee’s title will likely be Pressroom Manager, Plant Manager, Operations Manager, or Plant Engineer.” The Research & Engineering Council of the National Association for Printing Leadership is dedicated to the education of printing industry personnel in the latest technologies and productivity improvement methods. The Council conducts seminars at which publishers, printers, educators, consultants and suppliers meet to share information and learn about leading edge technologies affecting the graphic arts industry. At three annual seminars -- Pressroom, Bindery, and Digital Smart Factory -- the latest technologies are reviewed in the context of actual print production. The Council also holds technology breakfasts at key industry trade shows, and an annual meeting highlighting critical trends in the graphic arts industry. Information regarding membership and seminars is available from the Council at 804-436-9922, at [email protected], or at www.recouncil.org