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FLEXO Magazine : February 2010
10 SESSIONS SESSIONS TUESDAY, MAY 4 (continued) Starting the Translation Ben will share how measurable data early in the process can now help translate the visual intent of the design. Creating the expected tonal ranges of the design and delivering the best color data needs to be incorporated into the print tools and the proofs. Ben Abray, Autumn Graphics Ltd. Controlling the Integrity The final printed results, Stacy will share the flexographic process and process controls required to deliver the design intent and make-ready results along with color integrity delivery of the printed article. Stacy Daly, All Stick Label Ltd. Delivering Integrity This presentation will talk about how to deliver the correct color (visually and measurably) assisting Brandimage/Autumn Graphics/All Stick in creating the original color pallets. The discussion will also include the collaboration with All Stick to make sure the correct color will be applied and be fit for use. New trends in specialty ink printing for packaging will also be shared. Catherine Vitale, Sun Chemical Corporation 10:30aM – 12:30pM Sustainability Five years ago, faced with the term “sustainability,” printers/converters were very confused about what it meant to their organization; particularly as it related to the Walmart scorecard. Today, it is difficult to find manufacturing companies that do not have a Lean or sustainable approach to producing their goods. When it comes to reporting sustainability, there still are no standards: Is it LCA? Is it carbon footprint? Is it having a recycling program? Is it all of the above? Whether you are a printer/converter, a supplier, or a consumer products company, you’ll benefit from insightful presentations on in-house tools, FTC requirements, and the benefits of the SGP Partnership. This “take home” session will provide you with some interesting learning that you can apply to your organization immediately. Will we have a standard for sustainability in packaging? Who knows? But, we can learn from the best and adopt programs that enable us to become more efficient and sustainable in the process. Chair: Colleen Twomey, MacDermid Printing Solutions; Co-chair: Paul Kearns, Exopack FTC Green Guide The number of products marketed using environmentally themed or “green” advertising has exploded. The opportunities and risks for printers making green marketing claims over the next two years is magnified, as pending new regulations intersect with a new president