Are You Making the Most of Your Production Planning Process?
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Press release from the issuing company
WhatTheyThink webinar, sponsored by Fujifilm, discussed Planning's hidden opportunities for profitability
Lexington, Kentucky USA -- WhatTheyThink today reported that about 200 industry professionals registered to attend a free printing industry educational webinar, Production Planning: Hidden Opportunities for Profitability. The session was led by WhatTheyThink Senior Editor Cary Sherburne and held July 27th.
The free archive of this session can be access by visiting the Webinars tab from the WhatTheyThink home page or entering this link into your browser: http://whattheythink.com/webinars/154/.
"Our panelists did an excellent job of articulating how they have automated the planning process, and the impact it has had on their organizations," said Sherburne. "One aspect that was emphasized repeatedly was the need to take touches out of the job process from end to end, especially rekeying of data from one system to another. Additionally, panelists talked about moving the planning process further upstream to ensure jobs are planned as effectively as possible not only for the pressroom, but also for bindery. There were many other great suggestions, so if you were not able to join us live, please visit the archive to listen to the program."
Sherburne was joined by:
- Cory Sawatzki, Corporate Director of Operations Technology, Consolidated Graphics
- Randy Jamerson, Prepress Systems Administrator EBSCO Media
- Ted Straus, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Suttle-Straus, Inc.
- Brett Donelan, Pre-media Manager, Suttle-Straus, Inc.
"Thanks again to Fujifilm for sponsoring this event," said Randy Davidson, CEO of WhatTheyThink, "allowing us to offer this important educational session to attendees at no cost."
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation, consists of five operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division sells consumer and commercial photographic products and services including film, one-time-use cameras, online photo services and fulfillment, digital printing equipment and service. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras. The Motion Picture Division provides motion picture film, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides binoculars, and optical lenses for closed circuit television, videography, cinematography, broadcast and industrial markets. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. markets a range of Fujifilm products and services. For more information, please visit www.fujifilm.com/northamerica, or go to www.twitter.com/fujifilmus to follow Fujifilm on Twitter. To receive news and information direct from Fujifilm via RSS, subscribe at www.fujifilmusa.com/rss.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 20 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2009, and in the year ended March 31, 2010, had global revenues of $23.5 billion*. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit www.fujifilmholdings.com.
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