Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 5, 2012—Printing Industries of America would like to congratulate Raymond Rafalowski, National Account Manager, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Fairfield, Ohio, the Industry Recipient of the 2012 Education Award of Excellence.
In its 27th year of honoring notable printing educators and trainers, the Education Awards recognized Raymond for providing training that goes beyond his routine professional responsibilities.
Raymond began his career in Pittsburgh as a letterpress typesetter and pressman at Neyhart Printing Company and moved onto become a cameraman at the University of Pittsburgh and Fisher Scientific Company. Currently, Raymond is enjoying his longstanding career with FUJIFILM North America, a global Fortune 500 company.
He is also recognized for his work for the Butler County Ohio Vocational Program as a school advisor in the Graphics Program, as an advisor to the Clemson Graphic Communications Program, and for his work with Printing Industries of Ohio and North Kentucky, an affiliate organization of Printing Industries of America, for his work with the Adopt a School Program to encourage students to enter the graphic arts as a career choice.
Raymond’s award will be presented Sunday, October 7, at the 2012 GASC/Printing Industries of America Teacher’s Conference at GRAPH EXPO in Chicago. For more information on Printing Industries of America’s Awards Programs, visit printing.org/awards or contact Michael Packard.
About Printing Industries of America
Printing Industries of America is the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, representing an industry with approximately one million employees. It serves the interests of more than 10,000 member companies. Together with its nationwide affiliate network, Printing Industries delivers products and services that enhance the growth, efficiency, and profitability of its members and the graphic communications industry through advocacy, education, research, and technical information.