Three Q&A Panel Discussions at DOMINO Open House ‘Digital Printing Spectrum 2016’

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Gurnee, IL - In addition to educational presentations from industry leaders, innovative equipment demonstrations, and 38 table-top exhibits there will be three Q&A Panel Discussions at the Domino Open House ‘Digital Printing Spectrum 2016’ May 4 & 5 at Domino North America headquarters in Gurnee, IL.

The three Q&A Panel Discussions include Finishing partners, Substrate & Material providers, and Label Printer/Converters. Moderators will guide the Q&A, and attendees will hear about the latest innovations, technology, and process improvements to help their business save time and money. Audience participation is encouraged as you will have the opportunity to ask questions that you want answers to.

The Q&A Panel Discussion with Finishing partners will be moderated by Steve Katz, Editor of Label & Narrow Web, and will focus on “the impact of digital printing on finishing”. Finishing providers on this Q&A panel include:

  • ? Jim Kehring – AB Graphic
  • ? Simon Gross – CEI
  • ? Jay Stromberg – Delta ModTech ? Mete Gonder – Gonderflex
  • ? Denny McGee – MPS

The Q&A Panel Discussion with Substrate & Material providers will be moderated by Jay Kaible, Director of Membership & Business Development of the FTA (Flexographic Technical Association) and will focus on “how are substrates & materials changing to accommodate digital printing?” Substrate & Material providers on this Q&A panel include:

  • ? Diane Ewanko – Avery Dennison ? Ron Ducharme – Flexcon
  • ? Joel Ulrich – Spinnaker Coating ? David Gustafson – UPM Raflatac ? Logan Blair – Wausau Coated

The Q&A Panel Discussion with Label Printer Converters will be moderated by Dan Muenzer, Vice President for Constantia and current Chairman of TLMI (Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute). This Q&A will focus on ‘The Digital Debate’. Some label printers have invested in digital printing while others have not...why? Watch as industry experts discuss digital, the drivers and trends in the marketplace, and what they’ve learned. You may be surprised by what you hear. Label Printer Converters on this Q&A Panel are:

  • Mark Turk – International Label & Printing
  • Dave Ferguson – McCourt Label
  • Kevin Hayes – Outlook Group
  • Tony Heinl – Repacorp
  • Scott Fisher – Smyth
  • Lori Campbell – The Label Printers

More on the Open House event...

Presenters at the Domino Open House are industry-leading label printers and market research experts, including: Kevin Karstedt (Karstedt Partners), Scott Fisher (Smyth Companies), Kevin Hayes (Outlook Group), Tony Heinl (Repacorp), and Jennifer Dochstader (LPC, Inc.). These presenters will discuss how digital printing technology has impacted their business, and the future of digital printing.

Table-top exhibits include 38 companies representing the full spectrum of the label printing industry...cameras/inspection systems, software, die makers, UV curing, finishing, substrates, material handling, cold foil, associations, and the media/press.

Innovative equipment demonstrations include Domino N610i 7-color digital UV inkjet label press and Domino K600i digital UV ink jet printer...showing applications to label printers either using flexo and considering integrating digital, or for current users of digital printing looking to take their business to the next level.

The Domino Open House ‘Digital Printing Spectrum 2016’ will focus on the latest trends and technology in digital printing and will include educational presentations from industry leaders, Q&A panel discussions, innovative equipment demonstrations, facility tour, and table-top exhibits from leading suppliers. With 38 table-top exhibits and 150 - 200 attendees expected, this is a highly-anticipated educational and networking event.

This Open House is a one-day event, duplicated over two days so attendees can choose which day they prefer to attend...either Wednesday May 4th or Thursday May 5th. Registration is FREE, but space is limited and filling up fast. Go to dominodigitalprinting.com to register. Got questions? Contact Bill Myers at bill.myers@domino-na.com or phone 847-596-4801.