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Nazdar Celebrates Double Honors at PRINTING United Expo 2023

Travis Barcelona was inducted into the Screen and Digital Printing Academy, while Bruce Ridge won the 2023 Dave Swormstedt Sr. Memorial Award.




Nazdar Celebrates Double Honors at PRINTING United Expo 2023
Image shows Bruce Ridge (L) and Travis Barcelona (R) with their awards.

(PRESS RELEASE) SHAWNEE, KS — Nazdar Company, a leading ink manufacturer and printing equipment and supplies reseller, announces that two of its valued staff received special recognition at the PRINTING United Expo 2023.

A hugely important event on the industry’s calendar, PRINTING United Expo 2023 recently threw open its doors to visitors from all corners of the market, inviting them to discover the latest developments in print and related technologies.

Nazdar is a regular exhibitor at the event and attended again this year, speaking with attendees about how its ink, equipment, and supply solutions can support them in all manner of applications and projects.

While speaking with new and existing customers about its products is always a pleasure for the Nazdar team, there were some additional highlights this year. Travis Barcelona, InkJet Product Development Manager, and Bruce Ridge, Director Technical Services, were both honored at the event.

Travis was inducted into the Screen and Digital Printing Academy, while Bruce won the 2023 Dave Swormstedt Sr. Memorial Award for his excellence in technical writing on ‘The History of Nazdar’ video series.

“Everyone at Nazdar would like to congratulate both Travis and Bruce on their individual honors at the PRINTING United Expo 2023,” said Richard Bowles, Nazdar President and CEO. “We are very lucky and proud to count Travis and Bruce as valued members of our team, and we very much look forward to celebrating even more success from across the Nazdar family!”

About Nazdar

In 1922, Nazdar began as one of the earliest U.S. manufacturers of screen-printing ink. With corporate headquarters in Shawnee, Kansas and products and personnel worldwide, the company’s divisions include Nazdar Ink Technologies, a leading manufacturer of specialty inks and Nazdar SourceOne, a distributor of screen and digital printing equipment, inks and supplies. Learn more at



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