WhatTheyThink today reported that nearly 300 industry professionals registered to attend a free printing industry educational webinar. Managing Inks the Modern Way, led by WhatTheyThink Senior Editor Cary Sherburne and held Wednesday, June 20th, 2012.
Access to the free archive of this webinar is available by visiting WhatTheyThink.com and selecting the Webinars tab.
“Our panelists shared very detailed information about how their ink management process has changed and the tremendous savings in time and dollars they have achieved with their new process,” said Sherburne. “In addition to better management of inks, these companies saved in labor, rework, and overall ink costs.”
Sherburne was joined by:
Julio Lara, Multi-Plant Manager, Albéa (formerly Alcan Packaging), is an experienced multilingual operations manufacturing executive with an excellent understanding of transformational processes, lean manufacturing and Six Sigma that has allowed him to implement unique and highly effective cost reduction and productivity enhancement programs. Lara has managed transformation projects including plant start-up; ISO, OSHAS, CI, and Quality & Safety audits and certifications, plant restructuring and plant closures.
Janet Steiner is the President and CEO of Thoro Packaging, a manufacturer of folding cartons for products of high value in the medical/pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Thoro is known for its innovative and award-winning cartons.
“Although ink does not represent a huge percentage of overall printing cost, in a tight market, anywhere a printing or packaging business can reduce spend and increase quality has benefit,” said Randy Davidson, President, WhatTheyThink. “These companies are a good example of doing just that. We are very pleased that Sun Chemical sponsored this event, allowing us to offer this important educational session to attendees at no cost.”