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FLEXO Magazine : August 2013
Got Data, Now What? FTA Fall Conference Planners: Collecting & Applying Measurements Is Critical to Process Control Vital steps to success can be drawn from proper utiliza- tion of data collected and provide an ample return on investment. That’s the message FTA 2013 Fall Confer- ence Chairs Mike Orcutt and Bart Wright are putting out to prospective attendees. They promise to deliver six hard-hitting sessions, broad in both scope and intent, that target the delivery of consistent, problem-free print. The agenda will be filled with presentations on the applica- tion of statistical process control and its role in enhancing package print and production. Orcutt and Wright, recently answered a series of ques- tions on how FTA’s 2013 Fall Conference agenda will play out and how attendees can benefit from the infor- mation and instruction put out in each session. Their thoughts follow. Orcutt holds the position of technical service director for Matthews International and has multiple responsibilities with the Matthews organization. Prior to that, he was a senior account ex- ecutive for RR Donnelly. He is a graduate of Alfred State College with a degree in mechanical engineering and has completed several certificate courses at the Univer- sity of Michigan. Orcutt has had the privilege to speak at multiple FTA events. He also chaired the Strategic Planning Initiative for prepress and has sat on multiple Flexo Quality Consortium project boards. Wright is the North American print specialist for the InterFlex Group. He has spent 18 years working in the TARGETING TANGIBLE ACTION • Consistent, problem-free print and better color decisions top everyone’s objective list • All variables meet at the press • Data collection solutions will be directed toward the success or failure of the pressrun • Attendees can walk away with immediate ideas on improving on their current methods of process control • All flexographers can benefit from advancements in process control Downtown Kansas City, MO—host site for FTA’s 2013 Fall Conference and Tabletop Exhibition. Orcutt Wright 16 FLEXO AugusT 2013 www.flexography.org Submersible Longer Life Tighter Tolerances Higher Quality No Ink Penetration The new HD.WaterProofTM sleeves from Apex represent a real “sea change” for the flexo industry. Lightweight and easy to clean and handle, Apex HD.WaterProofTM sleeves ensure greater consistency and a higher quality print throughout. The revolutionary design minimizes ink penetration, leading to increased life expectancy and substantially lower costs. So why not take the plunge and see what next generation anilox sleeves can do for you? HD.WaterProofTM from Apex: leaving the competition high and dry. visit www.apex-groupofcompanies.com FTA TODAY