Superior mourned the passing of Joseph M. Simons.
Superior purchased Americolor and its’ building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and established it as a new branch office. Additionally, Superior acquired Midwest Printing Ink, which became the Kalamazoo branch.
Michael R. Brice was promoted to Corporate Vice President.
Superior established a Department of Reengineering under the leadership of Sal Moscuzza. This department led the effort to design and implement changes in Central Manufacturing, Packaging, Warehousing and Distribution, Specials Manufacturing, and Color Matching Methods.
Jim LaRocca and Fred Schneider were promoted to Senior Vice Presidents and their responsibilities were expanded to include the areas of Research and Development and Manufacturing.