ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: DMC) ("DSS"), a leader in counterfeit prevention, product diversion and brand protection technologies today announced that it has hired Robert McAleavey, formerly General Manager of Specialized Printed Forms, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ennis, Inc. (NYSE: EBF), to manage DSS's Security Printing Division known as "DPI".
Mr. McAleavey was named President of DPI Secure Print Division, which is located in Rochester, NY and specializes in secure coupons, packaging, prescriptions, checks, birth certificates, gift certificates, vital records in addition to brand protection and general commercial sheet fed printing. Robert McAleavey will report to Robert Bzdick, President and Chief Operating Officer of DSS.
Patrick White, CEO of DSS, commented, "We applied a great amount of scrutiny in searching for the right individual to lead the expansion of our Security Print Division, a key contributor to the growth of DSS. This is a unique situation as we required a seasoned professional with security printing background as well as sales relationships with premier corporations and large press operations experience. Robert has excelled in managing all of these functions for a subsidiary of Ennis, Inc. a $500 million publicly-traded printing company listed on the NYSE and we are very excited to have him join the executive team at DSS."
About Document Security Systems, Inc.Document Security Systems is a technology company in the security and protection services sector which develops and manufactures products and packaging containing patented and patent pending optical deterrent technologies that help prevent counterfeiting and brand fraud from the use of the most advanced scanners, copiers and imaging systems in the market. The company owns over 30 different patented and patent-pending technologies and products which protect valuable documents and printed products from counterfeiters and identity thieves. The company has 3 manufacturing facilities which produce secure printing, packaging and plastic ID cards. Document Security Systems' customers, which include international governments, major corporations and world financial institutions, use its covert and overt technologies to protect a number of applications including, but not limited to, currency, vital records, brand protection, ID Cards, Smart Cards internet commerce, passports, gift certificates and packaging. Document Security Systems' strategy is to become the world's leading producer of cutting-edge security technologies for paper, plastic and electronically generated printed assets.