James Lanman joins Arandell as Senior Vice President of Manufacturing
Lanman strengthens the leadership team to manage the company’s multi-plant footprint/services
MENOMONEE FALLS, WI – (Jan. 2, 2019) – Arandell, the trusted leader in premier catalog printing and omni-channel solutions, announced today that James Lanman has joined the Executive Management team as the company’s Senior Vice President of Manufacturing. In this role, Lanman will oversee production operations across both its Wisconsin and Kentucky plants to further advance the company’s integrated manufacturing platform.
“Jim’s extensive experience and diverse background will be a definite asset to the executive team,” said Bradley Hoffman, president and chief executive officer. “He is a knowledgeable, industry-savvy leader who has a list of accomplishments in print manufacturing that will play an important role in advancing Arandell’s already fine production quality tradition.”
Lanman will focus on both short-term tactical improvements and long-term strategic initiatives as they relate to production across the company’s multi-plant facilities. He will work with Arandell’s employees to provide a world-class manufacturing environment, while passionately preserving “quality of product” for all customers and “quality of life” for all employees. Through Lanman’s strong and effective leadership, he will be instrumental in the profitable growth of the company.
“I’m very excited about joining Brad and his ‘A Team’,” said Lanman. “In the short time I’ve spent at both facilities, I’m impressed with the quality and caliber of the employees. They are passionate about what they do and I’m looking forward to leading this group of print professionals,” added Lanman.
Lanman joins Arandell from LSC Communications where he was Vice President of Operations at the Mattoon, IL facility. Prior to that, Jim managed the catalog focused Maple Grove facility in Minnesota. Lanman began his career on the production floor and has progressed to several management and leadership roles. He brings more than 20 years of industry experience and success, including various manufacturing managerial positions at LSC Communications/RR Donnelly. His diverse educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology and master’s degree in Technology (Operations) Management from Eastern Illinois University.
About Arandell Corporation
Founded in 1922 and based in Menomonee Falls, WI, Arandell provides high-quality premedia, catalog printing, mailing, distribution, list management, database marketing, logistics and consulting services to its partners in the retail and direct mail catalog markets. Arandell’s client-focused associates work hard to deliver expert solutions that go far beyond expectations. www.arandell.com