Mentorship Award Presented to Printing-Industry Firm, Employee

Christopher Kendig, district sales manager for Komori America Corp., accepts the 2009 Mentorship Award from Pennsylvania College of Technology President Davie Jane Gilmour.Pennsylvania College of Technology has presented a Mentorship Award to Christopher Kendig/Komori America Corp. for their continuing support of the college’s graphic communications program.

The presentation was made duringSaturday’s Summer Commencement ceremony at the Community Arts Center, Williamsport. The Mentorship Award recognizes alumni and/or businesses that have made significant or ongoing contributions to the education and development of Penn College students.

Toyko-based Komori Corp. is a premier manufacturer of sheet-fed and web offset printing presses. Komori America Corp., which manages a sales and service organization throughout North America, is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Ill.

Kendig, a district sales manager for Komori America Corp., has worked with Penn College faculty, staff and students for the past six-plus years. The relationship began with a presentation to graphic communications students working on senior “capstone” projects. That effort was well-received, leading to additional initiatives.

Mentoring efforts conducted by Kendig/Komori over the years include:

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