With more than 21 years of customer service expertise, Austine Bridgeford recently joined Chicago-based R. S. Owens’ customer service team. In her new role, Bridgeford will be responsible for servicing R.S. Owens’ interests in the Southeastern United States. “This is an instrumental position for us to fill with a professional of Austine’s skill and background,” said Jacqueline Duda, customer service manager. “With such a broad variety of distributors to handle, we definitely have a need to enhance our position in this region. The addition of Austine to our team will greatly improve our ability to service customer requests and orders in a very timely
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R.S. Owens, Chicago, donated 48,000 miniature trophies to the National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources (NAIER). The donated trophies will be dispersed to more than 5,000 schools, teachers and students nationwide for scholastic and sports achievements. NAIER is a not-for-profit organization that donates products that may be used to further the recipient organization’s mission. This is the single largest donation that R.S. Owens has undertaken. “Social responsibility is an important part of our mission, and the R.S. Owens team is proud to be associated with this donation,” said Brian Birkan, CFO. “We look forward to building a great relationship with
John Ratzenberger will visit the R.S. Owens facility, Chicago, on Fri., Oct. 27 to tape an episode for his fourth season of “John Ratzenberger’s Made in America”. The show airs on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. (CST) on the cable network, The Travel Channel. Ratzenberger chose R.S. Owens based on the company’s economic impact in the community, its unique nature of business and its contribution to the culture as a domestic manufacturer. Each year, the program visits roughly 40 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States. “We are very excited to have Mr. Ratzenberger profile R.S. Owens for his show,” said Scott Siegel, president. “The show
Chicago-based R.S. Owens has hired Nicole Angeloni as graphic designer. “With the growth in imprinted orders we have seen over the last year, this is an important position for Owens to fill with a professional of Nicole’s talent and background,” said Ray David, art director. In her new role, Angeloni will be responsible for managing artwork for imprinted orders, including typesetting, logo creation and enhancements, layouts and personalizations. She will also be involved in developing and implementing new procedures to both optimize and accelerate artwork turnaround. “Accurately and quickly preparing art files for all our different processes, such as lasering, screening, etching and engraving,
Chicago-based R.S. Owens has hired Nicole Angeloni as graphic designer. In this role, Angeloni will be responsible for managing artwork for imprinted orders, including typesetting, logo creation and enhancements, layouts, personalizations, and other tasks as needed. She will also be involved in the development and implementation of new procedures to optimize and accelerate artwork turnaround. “With the growth in imprinted orders we have seen over the last year, this is an important position to fill with a professional of Nicole’s talent and background,” said Ray David, art director. “Accurately and quickly preparing art files for our many processes is what our customers expect of