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FLEXO Magazine : August 2008
11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Finding direction in the future of label converting ?Next steps with label materials; paper & films ? ??“Image to print”—what can we expect from the future ??The “value-added” of converting solutions WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 10 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Understanding the global market to ensure growth and increased profi tability ? The industry as a global market ? ??How the main regioins and countries compare—North and Latin America, Europe, India, Japan and South East Asia ??Strategies for growth, diversification and improved profitability ?Working together to solve global chal- lenges for enhanced industry growth ? 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. CASE STUDY: Speaker: Mike Fairley 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Sustainability: cradle to cradle packaging for value and profi t ? Trends in sustainable packaging that affect the pressure sensitive business ??Ecologically designed packaging for breakthrough innovation ? ??Going beyond compliance in sustain- able packaging ??Impact of the Wal-Mart scorecard on consumer goods companies and the resulting affect on converters/ printers/suppliers ??Impact of packaging on printing, inks, and converting of materials ??Recycling, reusing, reducing packag- ing waste, particularly p-s waste Speakers: Daniel Brown, director of market- ing, Boise; Calvin Frost, CEO, Channeled Resources Group; Phil Guillery, consultant, Tropical Forest Trust; Patrick Moschitto, di- rector of packaging development, Victoria’s Putting sustainability into practice at Wal- Mart Speakers: Karen Eshleman, Wal-Mart PMDC; Marty Vavra, labels product manager, Wal- Mart PMDC 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Considering the ex- pansion into the fl exible packaging market ? Advancements in flexo presses, inks, ? adhesives and other technologies ?Why should you be considering this strong growth market? ? ??Case study: converter shares experi- ence of adding flexible packaging to a PS label business ??Technical considerations and what the future may bring Speakers: Dan Doherty, VP of Operations/Owner, Prairie State Graphics; Mark Gillis, global sales director print and nonwovens con- verting, PCMC; B Ramalingam, technical director, Henkel ? Secret Beauty; Kevin Rinehart, market segment leader—sustainability, Avery Dennison, Fasson Roll North America 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Trends for non- pressure sensitive applications ? Shrink sleeve—get involved with a consistent growth market ??Growth opportunities/press developments ? ??A converter’s perspective for entering a non-traditional labeling market ??Technical considerations from pre- press to inks to finishing Speakers: Dan Lacey, VP of sales, EskoArtwork; Bob Scherer, vice president, Century Marketing; Terie Syme operations manager, Prestige Label; Terry Trexler, product manager, Gallus Inc.
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