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Seaway is Growing – Adding Shawn Welch as Director of Manufacturing

August 8, 2018

Seaway has hired Shawn Welch to lead manufacturing operations at its state-of-the-art Green Bay print facility. Shawn will join Seaway as Director of Manufacturing and lead its aggressive growth initiatives in production capabilities and capacity. Shawn brings more than 20 years of print production management to Seaway including most recently as Print Operations Manager at Mossberg & Company in South Bend, IN

Shawn will head up the production staff and utilize his team-building approach at Seaway. He’ll lead the installation and start-up of Seaway’s new high-speed Heidelberg 40” roll-fed, 4 over 4, perfector press. Seaway regularly performs as one the top press output operations in all of North America according to Heidelberg North America production data,and by adding this new press, Seaway is positioning itself to stay on top. “We’re excited to have Shawn on board,” says Kevin Heslin, President of Seaway, “Our company is growing at a rapid pace and Shawn brings with him a wealth of knowledge and leadership in manufacturing.”

“The opportunity to lead manufacturing at Seaway was attractive to me because the ownership has an aggressive growth planand they value efficiency and quality in their manufacturing processes,” said Shawn.“This new perfector press is really going to be a game changer and I’m excited to lead the charge!”

The new press will also mean expanded market segments for Seaway.“Being a roll-fed machine, we can now compete for products within our target growth markets that were out of our reach in the past,” Shawn says.“That added efficiency combined with Seaway’s dedication to high-quality customer products is a great mix for success and should be a lot of fun in my opinion,” he added.

Seaway’s new press and supporting manufacturing capabilities will be up and running in September2018.

To find out more, or to get a quote on your bound print products, contact Seaway at 800-622-3255 and ask for your market-specific Sales representative.

About Seaway

Seaway is a world-class producer of specialty printed and bound products located in Green Bay, WI. We specialize in publications, books, booklets, and manuals, serving markets like; Magazine Publishing, Associations, MusicPublishing, Niche Publishing, and National Distributors of printed products. We pride ourselves on staying up-to-date with the newest equipment and technologies to ensure our work represents our customers’ products better than any other print company. Seaway Printing is a G7 Master Printer with roots going back to 1884.

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