TLMI: Converter of the year named

Jeff Dunphy

USA. Jeff Dunphy, President and CEO of Design Label Manufacturing, has been named as the latest »TLMI Converter of the Year«.

Awarded annually, this prize honours and recognises a member of the converting industry who has made an extensive contribution to the North American narrow-web marketplace and who has additionally demonstrated an »unwavering commitment« to TLMI. Dunphy grew up in the label printing industry with his father purchasing a small printing company in Southern Connecticut in the late 1970s when Jeff Dunphy was eight years old.

At the age of ten, he started doing odd jobs around the company and in the years following spent summers working in the pressroom. After college and a brief stint on Wall Street in the commodities exchange, Jeff Dunhpy joined Design Label as a sales representative in 1991 and was promoted to Sales Manager in 1995. In 1999 he became the company’s President and then in 2002, he and his sister structured a deal to buy the company from their father.

The current Design Label Manufacturing operates out of two facilities and prints labels and paperboard. The company serves a diverse range of markets including the household chemical, food, beverage, personal care, durable goods and neutraceutical end-use sectors.

Dunphy has also served on the TLMI board of directors since 2004, and acted as the Chairman of the Scholarship Committee for the past five years. He is the current TLMI Chairman Elect.

Andreas Keller

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