FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 03-01-2010

Tidewater Direct hire's Robert Mason as VP Print Management

New division started at premier direct marketing web offset printer.
WEST BRANCH, IOWA, MARCH 1, 2010. Tidewater Direct announces the expansion of their service offering through the hiring of Robert Mason, VP Print Management. He will head up the company’s newest division, Print Management. Tidewater now offers a one stop shop for their clients’ printing needs that cannot be currently produced internally.

As one of the nation's premier commercial printers, Tidewater has developed strong industry alliances with other best-in-class suppliers to help their clients procure items such as calendars, envelopes, plastics and other components commonly used in direct marketing. Commenting on the hire, Ken Boone, president of Tidewater said "Robert brings with him close to 20 years experience in direct marketing. His expertise will help our clients ensure they are using the most efficient formats possible to deliver their marketing message".

Most recently Robert was president of Integrated Marketing Services for Protocol Global Solutions. "I'm excited to be able to join Tidewater and grow this division as well as service our growing mid west account base", said Mason. He will work at an office in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Tidewater Direct specializes in the efficient, quality web offset print production of high volume direct mail component parts and packaging inserts. With 3 locations in Maryland and Iowa and a production footprint of 200,000 square feet, Tidewater is equipped to meet the tightest deadlines and highest volume demands.

Contact Information:
Tidewater Direct, LLC
1 Tidewater Drive, West Branch, IA 52358
319-643-7111
http://www.tidewaterdirect.com