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FLEXO Magazine : February 2009
FTA TODAY Day Time Session Session Chairs Description Presentations What the Forum Chairs Say: Creating a Standard Data Set for Wide Web Flexible Packaging Using the Near Neutral Density Process Paul Lodewyck, Mark M. Mazur, DuPont Imaging Flint Group (L) FOC projects investigate selected Technologies; and steve Smiley, Vertis process variables in order to Communications Jean Jackson, further develop reproducible Measurement of Color Over Praxair process concepts that will allow Transparent and Translucent "There are some amazing amounts of Surface Technologies (R) for measurable advancements in Substrates data being generated in order to better Tuesday, 8:00a.m. flexographic printing technology. Paul Lodewyck, Flint Group understand the interactions of our print May 5 - 10:00a.m. FOC Session In this session, we will outline the Measurement of Anilox Rolls process and help us advance. G7, flat-top (continued) Jean Jackson, Praxair Surface dots, and more will be discussed at FOC. workings of the FOC and report on Technologies It's a must-see for the print managers and active projects. In addition, there Flat Top Dots and the People Who statisticians of the world." -Twomey are selected data-based presenta- Love Them tions on the understanding of Chris Green, PRPflexo flexography. Cushion Sleeves: Understanding the Variables, Optimizing the Plate and Cushion Rich Emmerling, Flint Group Flexographic Products Paul Kearns, Exopack(L) Marc Edlein, A good substrate is the building block of great printing. Today, "Retail companies like Wal-Mart are Sealed Air Corp.- there are more substrate options demanding source reduction which can 8:00a.m. Substrates Cryovac (R) than ever before. From print- impact the printed substrate and its physi- -10:00a.m. Session ability to sustainability, make cal properties... Experts will come to the sure that you are up to date on table with some excellent presenters on the latest advances in printing substrates." -Engelke substrates. David Nunez, What's New, What's Changed & What's International Paper (L) Change, it can be good or very Better in FIRST 4.0 scary. FIRST 4.0 is one change Michelle Beuscher, FIRST 4.0 Project "It's amazing how, if one can follow Dan Dietrich, that is good for everyone Manager/Editor basic recommendations on how to set FIRST: Faster Schawk Inc. (R) involved with the flexographic Panel Discussion: The Real World of up a design properly, and perform all 10:30a.m. FIRST -12:30p.m. & Better workflow and process. It is a Joe Aker, Hood Packaging Corp.; the other functional areas of the print Session change to an old favorite and Robb Frimming, Schawk Inc.; process accurately, how much better and new approach to what we can John McDonald, Brandlmage; faster-and more importantly, profitable do to help our business, not and Deb Pierce, SuperValu it becomes!" -Twomey hinder it. Navigating the Future of FIRST Joe Tuccitto, FTA John Daugherty, Flexo EB Printing on Wide Web Flexible NAPIM (L) Materials Jose Santiago, Comexi North America Joseph Schlinkert, Inc. Color Resolutions Predictability of Press Color Matching "The focus of the Ink and Substrate International (R) The ink session will cover a full via Bladed Ink Proofing Sessions will be on how flexo ink performs 10:30a.m. range of topics, from quality Malcolm Keif, California Polytechnic on those substrates. Color, new ink tech- Inks Session State University nology, plant-based films for flexo, sustain- -12:30p.m. control, to sustainability issues, Beyond the Binder ability... We think the printer/converter to new technology. James Ford, Color Resolutions portion of the FTA membership will really International get a lot out of these sessions." -Engelke Water-based Flexo Inks: Can We Have Our Bio-cake and Eat It, Too? Stephen Postle, Sun Chemical Corp. Flexo's Sustainability Journey- Guidelines for Strengthening Flexo's Allen Marquardt, Sustainability Performance Katrien Depoorter, EskoArtwork Kimberly-Clark Corp. (L) Eco-Efficiency Analysis of Flexo Water, Solvent and UV Cured Inks in Film Doreen Monteleone, Sustainability is a journey not Application "Sustainability in our markets has legs. It's FTA (R) an endpoint. In this session, you John Serafano, BASF Corp. not going away, and many thousands of 10:30a.m. Sustain ability will hear about how you can take Water Wash Platemaking Systems dollars are spent by companies in trying to proactive steps in all areas of Paul Zeinart, Anderson & Vreeland Inc. comply with large and vague definitions. -12:30p.m. Session your facility. This session has Distillation Can Assist Flexo Printers in This session, looks at a variety of aspects something for everyone traveling Demanding Times of flexo and highlights the 'everyday' on the sustainability journey! David Roey, Max Daetwyler Corp. understanding of them." -Engelke Process Energy Reduction, Optimization, and Recovery Chris Worachek, MEGTEC Systems Lower Cost, Smaller Footprint: A Sustainable Success story Richard Rosenberger, Solo Cup Co. 1:30p.m. INFO*FLEX - 5:30p.m. Exhibition www.flexography.org FEBRUARY 2009 FLEXO -
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