FERNDALE — Allied Printing Company has welcomed 30-year industry veteran Michael Gonte as production planner for its Ferndale print production and direct mail operations.
In his new position, Gonte is responsible for efficiently planning and managing production projects, while ensuring customer expectations are being met and that quality remains a primary focus. Gonte comes to Allied with three decades of experience in the industry, most recently supporting and perfecting operations at EGT Printing Solutions.
“Allied is a collaborative company that is committed to the industry and clients. I’m excited to begin this new phase of my career with such a progressive company,” Gonte said. “When my company consolidated, I knew I wanted to make the move to a business that shared my dedication to quality service and print production.”
Allied Printing Company’s Vice President of Administration Elly Chichester expressed the company’s excitement in welcoming Gonte to the team: “Michael’s experience and reputation for integrity and reliability have followed him throughout his career, and we’re pleased to welcome his leadership to our print production team. We’re confident his passion and expertise will be an asset to Allied as we continue to grow our business.”
Gonte holds a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising from Michigan State University, and is a certified production management executive of the National Association of Printers and Lithographers.