Ask the Experts
Free to All Registered Attendees
Stop by Booth 457, April 9-10, 2012, to schedule a 15 minute one-on-one meeting with independent experts from different sectors of the industry: Slitting & Rewinding, Flexographic Printing, Web Handling & Converting, Web Coating and Static.
Dr. Edward D. Cohen – Web Coating
Dr. Cohen is a renowned technical consultant in all aspects of the web coating process. Currently he is Technical Consultant for AIMCAL and founding President of the International Society of Coating Science and Technology. He has extensive publications in the field and has co-authored several books. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University and a Ph. D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Delaware.
Vincent DiTrolio – Flexographic Printing
Vincent DiTrolio has worked in the flexographic printing industry for over 20 years. He is highly regarded in the industry as a flexo expert, and pioneer in formal press operator training. Through DiTrolio Flexographic Institute, an Illinois State Board of Education and Department of Veteran’s Affairs approved program, his organization has trained hundreds of press operators.
Kelly Robinson - Static
Kelly Robinson founded Electrostatic Answers, an engineering consulting company dedicated to eliminating injury and waste from static electricity. Kelly has over 25 years of industrial problem solving experience. Kelly is a Professional Engineer registered in New York, earned his PhD in electrical engineering from Colorado State University, is a Patent Agent, and is a Fellow of the IEEE. His journal articles and patents contribute to: static control in roll-to-roll manufacturing, and electrostatic instrumentation. Kelly is also a contributing editor for Paper Film & Foil Converter and writes “Static Beat,” a monthly column on static control.
Dr. Dave Roisum – Web Handling & Converting
Dr. Roisum is a well-known authority in the area of web handling and converting. He has authored seven books, including Winding, Rollers and Web Handling and has co-authored or edited several others. He is now a principal of Finishing Technologies Inc., providing consulting services to more than 300 clients who convert or manufacture: paper, film, foil, nonwovens, textiles, and many other materials.
Dave Rumson – Slitting & Rewinding
Dave Rumson, Slitting Educator/Consultant has had 17 years slitting and winding experience with Dienes Corporation and Parkinson Technologies. He has presented for CEMA, AIMCAL and TAPPI for over 20 years and has conducted numerous nationwide public and corporate shear, crush and razor slitting seminars.