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Lights, Action, LED Exposure!

Session 4 of Fall Technical Conference 2024.

Tuesday, October 8

9:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Milan Ballroom

Session details coming soon.

About This Session

Meet the team behind the conference print project as they discuss its components and the tools used for proofing and production.

Presentations & Speakers

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Kariahlyn Lindsey, Flexo Solutions Specialist at Esko

Customer Guest: TBA

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Speaker Bios

About This Presentation: See more. Learn more. Do more. Domino will present on their latest innovations in digital printing, and how digital is deployed alongside flexographic production as the perfect complement, whether that be a digital press as a separate stand-alone system next to your flexographic press, or inline as a single-pass flexography/digital hybrid. Learn how you can do more with Domino.

About Sarah: Sarah Ervin, digital solutions specialist for Domino North America, supports Domino customers and team members with workflow analysis, color management and application support in the digital label market. With experience from both the production side and application support from the manufacturer perspective, applying the concepts of the technical color management space in real-world scenarios has been a particular point of expertise. Working alongside a global team of specialists in the growing market of digital printing has given plenty of opportunities for continued learning and understanding of the industry as a whole.

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Why LED Plate Exposure Matters

Dan Rosen, Sales Director NA at XSYS Global

Customer Guest: AJ Grome, VP Sales & Marketing at E.C. Shaw

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About This Presentation: Beyond the “buzz” of LED lighting, what are the real reasons for investing in UV LED exposure technology for flexo platemaking? The most valuable benefits and real world experience of conversion to LED imaging will be underscored with relatable, real-world experiences.

Join Dan as he will educate commercial platemakers and prepress operators on what to expect from the technology.

About Dan: Joining the flexographic printing industry 37 years ago, Dan Rosen is a supplier in the field of photopolymer plates and pre-press equipment with XSYS Global. A contributor to FLEXO Magazine and speaker at FTA and FPPA events, Dan has served in manufacturing, technical service, product management, sales and marketing. His current position is sales director, North America, based in the Chicago area.

Benefits of LED – Now Available to Everyone – Retrofit Your Existing UV Fluorescent Exposure System

Andreas Albat, Director of Systems R&D at Miraclon Canada

Customer Guest: Chris Walker, VP of Sales at SGS & Co

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About This Presentation: There are thousands of fluorescent UV exposure systems in use today, while only a limited number of flexo users have been able to justify the purchase of a new LED exposure system.

Join Andreas as he discusses a unique approach with Shine LED Lamp Kits, innovated by Miraclon, that allow users to upgrade their existing exposure unit and obtain many of the same benefits of LED technology at a fraction of the cost of a new system.

About Andreas: Andreas brings over 25 years of experience in graphic arts from thermal laser imaging development at Creo, inkjet and approval proofing at Kodak to 14 years in flexography with focus on advancing the Flexcel NX technology. He is currently responsible for Flexcel NX imaging and processing equipment as well as the Tiff Assembler Plus and NX Central software development at Miraclon. He led award-winning technology developments such as the NX Advantage, Pure Flexo, NX Ultra Equipment to the Shine LED solution.

He is holds a Aerospace Diplom-Engineer degree from the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany and a Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in Canada. Andreas is a member of the FTA US and a FIRST-Certified Implementation Specialist.

About Chris: Chris currently serves as VP of sales for SGS & Co printer channel. He has been with SGS & Co for 25 years and in the industry for 30+ years. Prior to his current role, he was in operations for 24+ years, including as director of flexo and GM/operations/plant manager. Chris earned his B.A. degree in visual communications/design from Southern Illinois University.