Allen Press Acquires Hawk M6 UV Inkjet Systems

Hawk M6 UV variable inkjet system

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 10, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. has purchased two Hawk M6 UV variable inkjet systems from Capital Mailing Equipment, Inc. The Hawk M6 is the latest generation of high-resolution drop-on-demand (DOD) print technology.

The Hawk M6’s utilizes UV inks and LED lamps for drying which shortens production time overall.

Dan Scobee Promoted to Director of Manufacturing

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 8, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Dan Scobee to Director of Manufacturing. Scobee first joined the Allen Press team in October 2016 as a Web Press Consultant to help manage the installation of a new M600 web press.

“We couldn’t be happier that Dan will be taking on a larger role in the day-to-day leadership of the printing plant,” said Julie Rinke, Allen Press Vice President of Operations. “His experience within the industry is invaluable to us but most importantly, to our customers.”

Allen Press Wins Big at PIA GraphEx

PIA 2017 Graphex Awards

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 3, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is the recipient of eleven awards from the Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica’s 2017 Graphic Excellence Competition (GraphEx). Three publication entries received Best of Category awards and six publications received Awards of Excellence.

The Best of Category awards include Naked Food Magazine (Environmentally Sound Materials), Phase/Spencer Museum of Art Newsletter (Newsletters) and The Mineralogical Record – Berezovsk, Russia! (Web Magazines, Periodicals & Publications). The Awards of Excellence winners include HighTower HAPPY, Mineral Collection in the American Northeast, Stanford Business Magazine, Creative Quarterly, Arabian Horse Times and Orchids.

Terry Leatherman Joins Allen Press

LAWRENCE, Kan. – March 12, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is pleased to announce that Terry Leatherman has joined its Association Management Services division as Association Manager.

Leatherman comes to Allen Press from Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc. where he served as President and CEO. Prior to that, Leatherman held positions as Executive Vice President of Communities in Schools of Kansas as well as Vice President of Public Affairs for the Kansas Chamber of Commerce.

Derek Gates Promoted to VP of Finance

LAWRENCE, Kan. – February 9, 2017 – Allen Press, Inc. is proud to announce that Derek Gates is promoted to Vice President of Finance. In addition to his current role as Controller, Gates will now oversee Information Systems.

“Derek has immense knowledge of financial accounting and has been a true asset as we’ve transitioned to a new enterprise resource planning system,” said Randy Radosevich, Allen Press CEO. “His dedication to Allen Press and leadership skills will continue to push us closer to our goals.”