The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) has announced that manroland, Inc. will maintain its long-established participation in the NAPL Elite Supplier Partnership Program. As a Gold Level Partner, manroland’s sponsorship remains focused on the NAPL Management PlusAwards and Best Practices programs.
The Management Plus Awards Program offers companies an opportunity to take a thorough look at their businesses from all angles, and to have their current business practices assessed, evaluated, and judged by industry experts. Companies are analyzed in all management areas, from sales and production to financial measures, customer service, human resources issues, and much more.
“We appreciate the real connection that NAPL has with the business community,” said Vince Lapinski, Chief Executive Officer, manroland Inc., “It is able to look at the industry and then provide products and services to help businesses keep up and succeed in our ever-changing environment. Our goal, like NAPL’s goal, is to help printers become more successful, and we’ve found that companies who participate in the Management Plus Program have greatly improved their chances at that.”
“The Management Plus Program is one of our most impactful business tools, and has long assisted companies in evaluating and improving their operations,” added NAPL President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D. “We’re very pleased to have manroland’s continued partnership in this essential and significant program. It’s exactly this type of relationship that results in strengthening our industry’s companies and leaders.”
Presentation of the Management Plus Awards, one of the industry’s most prestigious competitions, takes place annually at a gala ceremony. The 2011 awards will be presented at the Vision 3 Summit, Feb. 19-22, at the Marco Island Marriott, Marco Island, Fla. A partner in the Management Plus Awards program for more than a decade, manroland is an active participant in honoring the outstanding companies at each year’s event.
Vision 3 is a joint conference presented by NAPL, The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES); and Printing Industries of America (PIA). Vision 3 is managed by GASC, The Graphic Arts Show Company.
An Elite Supplier Partnership with NAPL is designed to help supplier companies gain an increased presence among the industry's best companies. The NAPL Elite Supplier Partners form a network of respected companies that have an active involvement with NAPL membership and an ongoing commitment to advancing the graphic communications industry.