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Wendell Smith to be Keynote Speaker at Packaging & Products Technology Conference

September 29, 2010

Here is a chance to learn more about Security Printing - one of the fast growing parts of the printing industry.

Our Expert Consultant on Security Printing - Wendell Smith will be keynoting one session of the GAA Packaging & Products Technology Conference on the campus of Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina October 25th - 27th, 2010. Learn the latest trends and innovations that are certain to help you run your business more productively and cost effectively.

In addition, Ron Malloy of Kodak will keynote on the Kodak Design 2 Launch system and one significant - how to integrate the entire Corporate Brand Protection and Supply chain management system at the design stage.

Here is a summary of the sessions - Security is discussed in the after lunch section of the first day - see keynoters comments at end of this program schedule.

Prepress & Cylinders Presentations
Moderator: Howard Nelson,
Professor, ASU
  • Laser Technology for the Packaging Industry Today and Tomorrow.
    Olaf Segbert
    , General Manager, Schepers GmbH & Co.KG

  • Artwork Management, Automation and the Graphics Room of Tomorrow.
    Edward Broadhurst
    , Director of Manufacturing, Trident Americas

  • Packaging Engraving-Process and Business Update
    Dennis Wilcox
    , Regional Vice President, Southern Graphic Systems, Inc.

  • Positioning Gravure to Compete in a Digital World
    Robert S. Miller
    , Director, Global Packaging Solutions, RR Donnelley
Press, Inks and Substrates Presentations
Moderator: Rod Sosa,
Technical Development Manager, Armstrong World Industries
  • How Gravure Printing and Converting Technology Can Compete in the Future
    Michel Malin
    , Director of Sales, Amcor Tobacco Americas

  • OPP: A Truly Flexible Packaging Alternative
    Chris Trummel
    , Sales Director, Non-Food, Applied Extrusion Technologies Inc. (AET),
    Ray Clark, Sales Director, Food, Applied Extrusion Technologies Inc. (AET)

  • Gwenda Ryckewaert, International Manager TetraChromeŽ, Corintech S.A.
Keynote: New Applications for Packaging Security
Packaging printers are adding effective security features to brand goods countering huge losses to fake products. Traditional printing technologies are being used to apply forensic elements to the package at full speed and give the brand owner a Bar Code opportunity to follow quality and location throughout the supply chain.
  • Wendell Smith, President, Technology Transfer Group
Printed Electronics: Where Does Gravure Fit in the Changing Packaging Market?
Moderator: Chip Tonkin
, Director, The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics
  • Microgravure Advancements in Printed Electronics
    Eric Serenius
    , Vice President, Daetwyler Corporation USA

  • Experiences in Gravure Printing of Electronic Materials
    Dr. Margaret Joyce
    , Professor, Western Michigan University

  • Electronic Materials for Gravure Printing: Challenges for the Ink Suppliers
    Scott Gordon
    , Marketing Manager, Dupont Microcircut Materials Group

  • The Current Limits of Printing Electronic Devices and the Potential Impact of Gravur
    Dr. William J. Ray
    , Chief Scientist, Nth Degree Technologies Worldwide Inc.
Emerging Requirements
What does today and tomorrow look like? What do consumer packaging companies like/dislike?
What are they looking for?

Moderator: Burke McCarthy, Director, Marketing & System Sales, Retrotech Inc.
  • Linda Allen-Hawkins, Director of Packaging Technologies, Altria Group
  • Dan Sanchez, Clorox
  • Bill Linton, Bush Brothers & Co.
  • Bruce Winegar, Sr., Plant Systems Engineer, Cargill Meat Solutions
Keynoters
  • Mike Ferrari, Consultant, Ferrari Innovation Solutions LLC - Sustaining Success Through Personal Leadership: Procter & Gamble is the world's largest consumer products company with 172 years of sustained success. Examination of the 3P model: Pursuit of Leadership, Passionate Innovation and Partnership will describe through case study how you can achieve sustained success.

  • Wendell Smith, President, Technology Transfer Group - New Applications for Packaging Security: Packaging printers are adding effective security features to brand goods countering huge losses to fake products. Traditional printing technologies are being used to apply forensic elements to the package at full speed and give the brand owner a Bar Code opportunity to follow quality and location throughout the supply chain.

  • Ron Malloy, Vice President of Strategy and Sales, Kodak Solutions for Business - Enterprise Marketing Automation: During this session, you will get a look at enterprise systems in general-what they are and what they are not-as well as the gains and potential sacrifices. Then, specifics about Kodak's Design 2 Launch will be discussed.

To learn more details please go to gaa.org to download a copy of the conference brochure.

Please register online at GAA.org, or call Michelle Giuliano to register at 201.523.6042.

If you have any questions regarding this conference you may contact
Bill Martin, Executive Director
Gravure Association of America
201.981.5901,
email: bmartin@gaa.org.

Related Links:
PhotoSecure DNA Technologies Home Page
PhotoSecure News
Technology Transfer Home Page
GAA.org

Contact:
email: wms@polestarltd.com
203 - 550 - 7278
web sites: polestarltd.com, photosec.com, and dnatechnologies.com

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