Industry News

Moldurarte Presented with Environmental Award
Moldurarte, a Brazilian based company, was one of 10 companies in the world to recently receive the “Prêmio Referência 2016 do Ramo Madeireiro," an international award given yearly for outstanding achievements within the wood industry. The award was the only one given to a wooden picture frame company.


This award is given to manufacturing companies of wood products that help preserve and sustain the ecosystem using the latest technological advancements in their plants.

Moldurarte has been upgrading its production process since 2009, considering the need for preserving the environment and processing waste products to avoid and prevent pollution. The process starts with the treatment and processing of lumber and goes through every production step involved in the manufacture of the product and finally ends with to the treatment of the waste.

Moldurarte also stated that a secondary goal is to make its clients aware of the need to help preserve the environment within their facilities.


Doi Joins Gilman Brothers as Development Leader
The Gilman Brothers Company has announced the recent hiring of Bryan Doi as Business Development Leader. With over eight years of sales and management experience in the sign industry, Bryan will be a key player in creating and expanding growth opportunities throughout the wide format printing industry. Based in Southern California, Bryan will be Gilman Brothers’ feet on the ground, developing and creating new business partnerships throughout the West Coast region.

Bryan comes to Gilman Brothers from a major sign supply company where he successfully led a team of territory sales representatives at their Southern California distribution center. Adept at data analysis, sales leadership and product knowledge training, he generated several million dollars in sales growth, with double-digit gains in both new and core business.

Bill VanHorn, director of sales at Gilman Brothers, says, “Bryan’s unique skill set, coupled with his drive and passion for sales growth, make him a perfect fit for our rapidly growing business.

For more information visit, email, or call 860-889-8444.

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Framerica’s Lisa Olsen Celebrates 10 Years 
Lisa Olsen recently passed the decade mark with New York-based moulding manufacturer Framerica. Lisa began as a territory customer service representative before being promoted to head the department as the company’s Customer Service Manager.

“Lisa is the best in the industry,” notes Executive Vice President Josh Eichner. “She leads a wonderful team by demonstrating the perfect example of hard work and caring for customers and co-workers. We’re lucky to have her.” For more information, call 800-372-6422 or


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