ACWORTH, Georgia, December, 2006 - Seiz Printing announced that Darren Gapen has been named as its new president. The move is aimed at giving Seiz customers the best product, customer service, at the most competitive prices. With Clients that demand the best in print services such as Diamler Chrysler, Lufthansa, Cingular and Shaw Industries Seiz Printing continues its drive toward providing excellence in print services.
In his new role, Gapen is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company as well as the management of sales.
“One look at Darren’s track record explains why we’re so excited about the wealth of knowledge and experience he’s bringing to our company,” said Ed Seiz, company CFO. “He will make sure our customers not only continue receiving the quality product they’ve grown to expect from Seiz Printing, but they’ll also see improved customer service and satisfaction.”
Gapen worked for more than twelve years at two of the nation’s leading high-end commercial printing giants: Bradley Printing in Des Plaines IL and Williamson Printing Corporation in Dallas TX. During that time, he operated conventional and U.V. 40-inch sheetfed presses and also successfully managed a $15-million pressroom equipment transition. He also was Lead Press Instructor for Heidelberg, where he directed specialty equipment startups and was involved in all aspects of the printing process by teaching both instructor and pressroom employees. In addition, he served as a troubleshooter for various printing companies in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. As operations manager for a start-up specialty folding carton company, where he played a key role in achieving more than $6 million in sales within two years. Most recently, he served as president of D.G. Print Solutions.
“Any one of these accomplishments is impressive,” Seiz went on. “But together, they have forged the leadership that will make sure Seiz Printing keeps growing and improving to continue meeting our customers’ needs now and for many years into the future.”
“I’m excited to be joining this dynamic company,” Gapen said. “Recently Seiz has gained new international business known as a leader in quality printing, and for exceeding its customers’ needs. I look forward to working with the staff to improve on that record.”
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