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FLEXO Magazine : December 2011
Monday, March 19 8:00am - 10:00am Operational Excellence Session Chairs: Andy Gillis, PCMC & Louann Mueller, Coating Excellence International Today’s business climate is ultra competitive and printing is no different. What separates the survivors from the companies that are thriving? Simply put, it’s having a focused, unwavering effort on continuous improvement with regards to your operations. It’s about running your business by the numbers and finding ways to eliminate waste. Whether you are a printer, manager or an executive, this session will help you gain valuable tools to apply in your daily work such as: effective ways to eliminate print bounce; short-run profitability; operational statistics that help you manage your business effectively; and a lean manufacturing success story. Operational Excellence will help turn your business into one that thrives. MIS and SPC: A Match Made in Heaven Timothy Daisy, EFI Short Run Jobs – Drive More Profits with New Flexo Technology Jeff Feltz, Mark Andy, Inc. Consistency & Accuracy in Spot Color Reproduction Rick Rosenberger, Group 360 Worldwide Leadership: Key to a Successful Lean Journey Dick Ryan, Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. 10:30am - 12:30pm Expanded Gamut Session Chairs: Al Bowers, RR Donnelley & Ellen Farrell, DuPont Packaging Graphics Expanded Gamut printing has a significant and obvious presence in the aisles of a supermarket. The images that grace the packages using expanded gamut are often much brighter, more complex and generally create more shelf-impact than those that do not use the process. In addition, it is said that expanded gamut can be more efficient, can save on makeready and materials costs, reduce waste and increase production. This doesn’t mean that it comes without its challenges, after all, nothing worth having comes easy. Attend and learn how to apply expanded gamut and come away with real insight from Consumer Product Company’s (CPCs) who will share their perspectives on how they’ve created more eye-catching designs using expanded gamut. 7 sessions