New General Manager Announced for Provident, LLC.

Andy Gillis_Drew Elisius, Vice President of Operations for Anderson & Vreeland, Inc., announced the new General Manager for Provident LLC and innovative solutions for the printing industry. Andrew Gillis will be the new General Manager responsible for this wholly-owned subsidiary of Anderson & Vreeland, Inc.

Sales, manufacturing, customer service, purchasing, warehousing, and technical service and support for doctor blades and end seals, are just some of the new responsibilities given to Gillis in this new position. He will be contributing with his experience of over 15 years in sales and flexographic printing, and his knowledge to increase sales and drive growth to expand Provident’s market presence.

During the announcement, Elisius said: “Andy is a natural leader and we are extremely fortunate he will serve as GM of Provident… Andy’s record of success building sales and customer satisfaction, coupled with Provident’s expanded line of doctor blades, end seals and innovative solutions are a winning combination and real benefit to our customers.”


About The Provident Group

The Provident Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of doctor blades, end seals and

innovative solutions for the printing industry. The company owns numerous patents that introduced improved doctor blade and end seal performance. Provident Group operates independently as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anderson & Vreeland, Inc., preeminent supplier of flexographic platemaking equipment and materials to the graphic arts industry Further information is available at


About Anderson & Vreeland, Inc.

Founded in 1961, Anderson & Vreeland has earned an international reputation as a leading provider of flexo prepress solutions for the graphic arts industry. The company offers a “systems” approach to conducting business by evaluating customer needs and offering the best solutions in the form of equipment, materials, training, and technology tailored for each customer.  A&V supports these solutions with over 50 years of experience and a staff of technical sales representatives thoroughly knowledgeable about the fine points of flexo. The company’s substantial flexo experience and technical support sets it apart from other prepress suppliers. This experience and support results in smoother and easier integration of technical advancements affecting flexo prepress.  Further information is available on the web at