In January, after 16 years of service, Robert Bernatavitz was promoted to Vice President of Manufacturing with responsibility for the management of CMF 1, CMF 2, the WDC, and the Newark varnish manufacturing plant.
Anthony Cieri joined Superior to replace Irving Stolberg as head of Corporate Technical Service.
Construction began on a varnish manufacturing facility at CMF 1 in Hamden, Connecticut.
In November, after 20 years of distinguished service, Michael R. Brice relinquished his position as Superior’s President.
In November, Jeffrey I. Simons assumed the role of President in addition to his positions of Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer.
In December, Superior officially opened its new varnish manufacturing facility at CMF 1. This 12,000 square foot addition employs state of the art automated and computer controlled devices to enhance varnish production. The addition of the automated varnish manufacturing section makes CMF 1 the most advanced sheetfed ink production facility in North America.