New Appointments: May II

Cooley Sign & Awning Products has appointed Value Added Sales as sales representatives for the company in the southeast region of the US. Offering a combined 50-plus years of product knowledge and experience in the sign supply and distribution industries, Value Added Sales has a sales team of three representatives: President Debbie Van Gaale and Territory Managers Bob Ferrell and Chuck Graves.

International Patterns Inc., a forty-three-year-old sign and graphic company in Bay Shore, New York, has named Russ Fragala as vice president of Sales and Marketing. Fragala will be responsible for expanding growth of the company, creating new product lines, and creating partnerships with new dealers and representatives in areas that the company currently doesn’t have representation in. He previously worked as COO of IDS Menus.


The International Sign Association has hired James Carpentier, AIPC, to join the government relations department as manager of state and local government affairs. Previously, Carpentier owned a consulting firm that managed sign variances and entitlements and worked with state sign associations on legislative issues. Prior to that, he worked as director of government relations for YESCO.

MACtac® and NAZDAR® have teamed up to announce a newly available screen print warranty featuring MACtac’s REBEL™ multi-print media and Nazdar’s 3500 Series Screen ink sets. The joint warranty agreement has been initiated to give screen printers and end-users both complete assurance that finished graphics manufactured by MACtac and printed with Nazdar 3500 Series Screen inks will perform as intended, meeting needed durability requirements and featuring image coloration in its truest form. When paired with Nazdar 3500 Series Screen inks, REBEL’s nearly 100 percent opaque, white face film and clear acrylic adhesive allow the ink sets to truly pop, showcasing ideal coloration for finished graphics that are top-quality.

MultiCam Inc. has appointed Todd Atkinson as south central sales manager. Atkinson has over 20 years of experience in domestic and international machinery sales.

OKI Data Americas has announced a partnership to distribute its new pro920WHT printer through Graphics One, LLC. The pro920WHT tabloid/A3 digital color printer is part of the OKI proColor™ Series and is now available for sale throughout North America.