Lebanon, PA (PRWEB) May 06, 2012
The Graphic Arts Association has named Donald Blyler, Jr as the 2012 Neographics “Person of the Year.” Donald Blyler has exemplified all the characteristics that qualified him as the 2012 “Person of the Year,” including advocacy for the graphics arts industry, community service and educational guidance. Blyler received this award of recognition at the Neographics dinner and awards ceremony on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Union League, 140 S. Broad St, Philadelphia, PA at 7:00 p.m.
In 1968, Donald Blyler Jr. (along with his wife, Mary and newborn daughter, Nicole) started on a path toward a vision. His vision; an offset printing company which would impress upon its clients and employees, superior craftsmanship, steadfast & dedicated work ethics, and excellent customer service. Through this vision he saw a valuable opportunity to provide for his family, and strengthen the community in which he lived… an opportunity to make impressions!
Donald Blyler, Jr. knows a lot about making good impressions. For the next 40 years Donald Blyler Offset continued to grow, becoming the highly reputable and competitive force. Awards and accolades came often for Donald Blyler and Donald Blyler Offset. In 1991 Donald was awarded the Lebanon Valley “Small Business Person of the Year”, and later received statewide recognition from the Pennsylvania Small Business Administration as the Eastern PA “Small Business Person of the Year” in 1992. With an excellence in business and in printing, Donald Blyler Offset was awarded not once… but twice, the SAPPI North America / Mid-Atlantic “Printer of the Year” in 2000 and 2004.
Donald served on the board of the Lebanon Career and Technology Center, often hiring many of its young graduates trained in the printing industry. For Donald and Mary, DBO became another family member, in addition to their son and daughter, DBO was a growing family; growing to 65+ full-time employees. His love of nature and the outdoors is reflected in the conservation and wildlife organizations he supports; Duck’s Unlimited, Safari Club International, Elk Foundation, and the Wild Sheep Foundation, to name a few. In addition, Donald finds time for local community organizations; he is an active member of the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce, and has served on both the vestry and the financial committee of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
Donald Blyler Offset was acquired by The Standard Group in 2011. For more information on the acquisition, visit http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/6/prweb8564322.htm
About The Standard Group:
Founded in 1895, the Standard Group is an integrated communications and print leader located in central Pennsylvania. The company strives to simplify the art of communication for its customers by understanding their business and needs and helping them deliver their message to the marketplace via the best channel, whether through total print, digital media, personalized marketing, or mailing & fulfillment services. The company has a rich tradition of excellence and an unwavering commitment to customer service. Their experience with variable data, web-to-print, and 1:1 marketing technologies spans a unique and varied client base ranging from small, non-profit organizations to large Fortune 500 companies. For more information on The Standard Group, visit http://www.standardgroup.com.