FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Decatur ILL., - Label Printing Industries of America (LPIA), a special interest group of Printing Industries of America, is pleased to announce that Tonya Kowa-Morelli, Huston Patterson Corporation is the recipient of the 2012 LPIA Emerging Leader Award. She was recognized and honored during the LPIA Innovation Conference, November 7—9, 2012, at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in Coronado, California (San Diego). The award recognizes an exceptional young professional of merit and accomplishment.
“I am honored to have been nominated and awarded the 2012 LPIA Emerging Leader Award. I have been fortunate to have many fantastic mentors, not only at Huston Patterson but throughout the packaging industry and I would not be in this position without their support and guidance. It is an extraordinary compliment to have been nominated by my peers for such a prestigious award and it is very humbling to have been chosen by the committee to receive the inaugural Emerging Leader Award.”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Decatur ILL., - Huston Patterson Corporation President / CEO Thomas W. Kowa was elected Chairman of the Association of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC) Associate Members for the 2012-2013 membership year.
“Tom is now a part of a distinguished and dynamic group of leaders who have lead the AICC Supplier Community over the years”, says A. Steven Young, AICC President. “I believe this unique partnership between our box makers and suppliers is a key strand of fabric of our membership and one that makes our association so strong.”
Decatur ILL., - Huston Patterson Corp., Decatur Ill., is pleased to announce that they have added a Gandy Pred8tor, a grand format digital printer, to their printing capabilities.
“Our initial offerings will include our large inventory of un-laminated C1s packaging substrates as well as pre-laminated substrates on B and E flute. We have expanded the available substrates to include foam board, styrene and other similar substrates”, says Donald Ellis, Huston Patterson Corp. Vice -President of Manufacturing. “We have upgraded our Kongsberg table and offer short-run die-cutting to supplement the new grand format digital printer.”