Combining education with its commercial printing business, The Harman Press welcomed the members of Fullerton College's Printing Technology Class on Wednesday, May 1. The visit included a tour of the company's new North Hollywood facility, as well as interviews with the department heads, concluding with lunch attended by Harman Press CEO Jay Goldner.
"The staff at Harman Press took the time to sit down and talk with our students, showing sincere interest in their talents and future within the printing industry. We had a great time and look forward to working with the talented and knowledgeable staff to help provide our students a better learning experience." said Dennis Howey, Fullerton Printing Technology Chair. Howey's 2013 class includes five PIASC Academic Challenge winners.
Harman Press President Philip Goldner said, "Dennis Howey's talented students impressed and inspired us-they're the future. We look forward to working with Fullerton College to open doors and bring the next generation into our industry."
The Fullerton College printing department was established in the early 1950's and continues to provide excellent job training skills in graphics communication for its students. One full-time and five part-time faculty members offer instruction in Flexography, Large and small sheet-fed offset presswork, Electronic pre-press and Screen printing.
Family-owned for three generations since 1943, The Harman Press counts clients among the major motion picture studios such as Universal, and is known in political circles as print providers for local, state and national campaigns over the years. Other clients include healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente, and national businesses such as top auto auctioneers Gooding & Company. The Harman Press recently re-located from its longtime address in Hollywood to a larger facility at 6840 Vineland Avenue, North Hollywood (CA 91605), in the San Fernando Valley.