Huston Patterson COO Inducted into the LPIA Hall of Fame
Press release from the issuing company
Pittsburgh, Pa., December 10, 2008 - The Label Printing Industries of America (LPIA) is pleased to announce that Stephan Frantz, COO, Huston Patterson Corporation is the ninth recipient of the LPIA Hall of Fame. Mr. Frantz was inducted during the November 2008 LPIA Fall Management Conference.
Mr. Frantz has been involved with the printing industry for more than 40 years, beginning in the pressroom of Colwell Printing in 1964. The publication and stationary printer became Kowa Graphics in 1975. Frantz joined the staff of Midland Litho in 1980 as assistant to the vice president, commercial division, a company known for printing Hallmark greeting cards and state road maps. In 1985, Frantz was hired by Huston Patterson as general manager, where he worked on Sangamon Greeting cards and assisted in establishing national sales territories for labels. Frantz served as vice president, sales and production, for Printing Incorporated from 1990–1995; worked as vice president of sales and marketing for Midland Litho from 1995–2000; and rejoined Huston Patterson in 2000 in his current position of COO. During his successful printing career, Frantz has worked or supervised in every area of the field but accounting.
Mr. Frantz currently serves on the LPIA Board of Directors.
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