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Print Media Academy To Offer Lean Printing Workshop

Press release from the issuing company

(October 13, 2008) The Print Media Academy (PMA) and experts of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG invites managers, supervisors and key employees of print media companies to a three-day lean printing seminar. The aim of this workshop is to increase dwindling profit margins and uncover untapped print production capacities.

Participants learn how a philosophy of avoiding waste, empowering employees and increasing productivity can make their business much healthier. The emphasis is on synchronizing workflows, raising the standard of service and adding more value for customers.

Kevin Cooper and Dr. Malcom Keif, two experts from Cal Poly State University, USA introduce lean concepts and tools to the seminar participants:

- How to transform a business by focusing on customer benefits?
- How to introduce lean concepts that will change a corporate culture?
- How to competitively position a company?
- How to assess a company’s potential for implementing lean production?
- How to develop a lean strategy based on lean tools?

Using a wide range of practical examples, the seminar instructors together with Heidelberg experts will describe the successful implementation of Lean Printing in various print shops worldwide.

The seminar in English language will be held at the Print Media Academy in Heidelberg, Germany, on December 8-10, 2008. Up-to-date information is available on our website www.print-media-academy.com.

The Print Media Academy (PMA) of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG is a center for training and communication in the print media industry. Last year alone, over 17,000 participants from all over the world attended the training programs of the PMA.

Contact and enrolment:
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG
Print Media Academy
Silvia Becker
Tel.: +49 (0)6221 92 50 11
Fax: +49 (0)6221 92 49 29
E-mail: [email protected]