Midlothian, TX, July 12, 2011 – Ennis, Inc. (NYSE: EBF) is excited to announce the promotion of Joe Thompson to General Manager of the Dewitt, Iowa facility. Mr. Thompson is a 27 year print industry veteran with a specialty in labels. Prior to Ennis, Mr. Thompson was the Print Manager for York Label. Mr. Thompson joined the Ennis, Inc. team in December of 2010 as Plant Manager and he is now replacing Gene Carlson who recently retired. Mr. Thompson received his Bachelor of Science degree from Bellevue University.
Dale Donati, Vice President of Operations, said, “Although we have been planning for Gene’s retirement for some time, we are losing a great General Manager. Joe Thompson brings a wealth of experience to this position and he has been embraced by the entire management team of Ennis-DeWitt. Joe’s knowledge and hard work will keep Ennis-DeWitt as a leader in the marketplace.”
Ennis-Dewitt focuses on high quality, custom tags and labels. The plant can produce many variations of tag and label products including, but not limited to: continuous and roll tags, express labels, roll labels, four-color process, variable imaging and bar coding.
For more information about Ennis, Inc. call the Ennis HOTLine at 800.972.1069.
Ennis, Inc. (www.ennis.com) is primarily engaged in the production and sale of business forms, apparel and other business products. The Company is one of the largest private-label printed business product suppliers in the United States. Headquartered in Midlothian, Texas, the Company has production and distribution facilities strategically located throughout the United States of America, Mexico, and Canada to serve the Company’s national network of distributors. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates in two business segments: the Print Segment (“Print”) and Apparel Segment (“Apparel”). The Print Segment is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling business forms, other printed business products, printed and electronic media, presentation products, flex-o-graphic printing, advertising specialties and Post-it Notes, internal bank forms, plastic cards, secure and negotiable documents, envelopes and other custom products. The Apparel Segment manufactures and distributes T-Shirts and other activewear apparel through six distribution centers located throughout North America.
For Further Information Contact:
Steven Osterloh, Vice President of Marketing