TUESDAY, MARCH 3rd (MORNING):
Start your day off right! Our second-day breakfast is just as full and hearty as the first, and is provided to all Print UV Conference registered attendees.
Good Morning and Welcome Back (Brahms)
Hans Ulland – Air Motion Systems, Inc.
Welcome back from what hopefully was a profitable night in Las Vegas. We hope you are prepared for another exciting and informative day of learning and getting to know others within your industry!
What We Learned at Print UV (Brahms)
Justin Dalby – Printing For Less
We start the day by hearing from a printing company that invested in attending Print UV over the last year, and how the information gleaned has impacted their bottom line. Living in the trenches every day, our speaker will provide an engaging overview of implementing best practices on a UV press. This is proof that a clear-head and an open-mind on the second-day morning of the Print UV Conference can pay dividends!
Coating Panel: Delivering True GRIT with a Soft Touch (Brahms)
Moderated by Chris Travis – KBA
Chris Killion – Hub Folding Box
Joe Chiaramonte – Coatings and Adhesives Corporation
John Bervoets – ACTEGA Kelstar
Learn industry insights from a condensed Coating Effects Panel that focuses on new Grit Coatings Applications. Get straight answers on how this difficult process can be used and improved in your pressrooms. We will take a deeper look at Soft-Touch Coatings and other improvements that are a must in today’s highly competitive print market.
Break - Sponsors Area (Beethoven)
Join us for more coffee and refreshments with our Conference Sponsors!
New UV Technology Impact: Ladies and Gentlemen Start your Engines!
LED-UV and H-UV: A Revolution in Printing (Brahms)
Steve Metcalf – Air Motion Systems, Inc.
Stop the presses – rather, let’s pull out all the stops and run them at full capacity! The new era of
LED-UV and H-UV printing has arrived, and its worldwide growth is now outpacing traditional UV technology. Many printers are asking, “Wasn’t this supposed to take five or ten years? So, what’s going on?” Steve Metcalf will explore the growth and exceptional benefits of these new UV technologies. Get an in-depth comparison of the technologies, as well as answers on how LED-UV printing is taking off in the world of energy curing.
Prepare yourself for yet another fabulous lunch, and another chance to continue networking with other Conference-goers. Say hello face-to-face to our Conference speakers and ask that burning question as it applies to your operation.
LED-UV and H-UV Mega Panel: Real Life and Straight Talk (Brahms)
Moderated by Allen Jenkins – Director of the International LED UV Association (www.leduv.org)
Jim Dobrzynski – Owner of Crossmark Graphics
Jason Thysse – Owner of Thysse Printing Service, Inc.
Steven VanderVeen – Principal of ABS Graphics
As they say, “Let’s hear it straight from the horse’s mouth.” This is an incredible opportunity to hear from printers who choose to implement these new UV technologies, specifically H-UV and LED-UV. They will walk us through their decision-making process, why they chose the technology they chose, and also share what they have learned along the way. Their insights will help anyone considering implementing H-UV and LED-UV technology.
Panel Joined by: LED and High Wavelength UV Expert Vendors (Brahms)
Moderated by Allen Jenkins –Director of the International LED UV Association (www.leduv.org)
We will break down the “nuts-and-bolts” of running LED-UV and H-UV even further with support from vendors that help printers everyday be successful. If you are already using these technologies, or are considering it in the future, make sure you have a fresh notebook to take plenty of notes. The panel is prepared to answer all of your questions!
Break - Sponsor Area (Beethoven)
Join us for one last conference break for coffee, refreshments, and more networking! Before you go, shake one more hand, offer one more hello, and pass along one more business card.
You never know – who you’ll need to know – when there’s something you need to know!
New Process: Long Perfecting with LED UV Technology (Brahms)
Tom Bennett – Premier Printing
Gain real-life experiences and hear jaw-dropping results from a printer who recently converted his existing long-perfector machines into a production powerhouse by simply adding an LED-UV curing system. Whether you have a long-perfector or not, you are guaranteed to walk with a long list of do’s and don’ts including everything from retrofitting considerations to pressroom and bindery impacts to production techniques. Tap into Tom’s trials and tribulations; they might just save you a few headaches and many long nights on the pressroom floor.
End of Conference - Closing Remarks (Brahms)
Special announcements will be made at the conclusion of the 8th Annual Print UV Conference.