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Session

Quality in the Pressroom

Sunday, May 5

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

City Beautiful Ballroom

About This Session

Looking for new tools, tips or techniques to improve the quality in your pressroom? Then this is a session you don’t want to miss!

Join our panel of flexographic experts from all segments of the industry, consisting of individuals with experience in color management, pressroom management, Consumer Product Companies (CPCs) brand interactions as well as prepress functions. See how your view of quality in the pressroom matches up with theirs.

Panelists

Ron Henderson

Ron Henderson

Printing Director at Berry Global

Panelist Bio
About Ron: Ron has been in the printing industry for over 35 years. He has held manufacturing positions ranging from press operator all the way through to multi-site plant manager. He has worked in the graphics arts segment as a field technician and technical sales person. Most recent, he has worked in a global role with Berry Global, focusing on standardization, process improvement and innovation implementation.
Kim Madigan

Kim Madigan

Director of Corporate Color Management at Smyth Companies

Panelist Bio
About Kim: Kim is the director of corporate color management at Smyth Companies. She is responsible for the prepress groups and color control processes across the organization. Kim has over 30 years experience in the flexographic industry.
Bart Wright

Bart Wright

VP Technical Sales at Pacificolor

Panelist Bio
About Bart: Bart is the VP of technical sales for Pacificolor. He has over 25 years in the flexible printing industry. He has worked at multiple flexographic printer converters with duties including pressroom management, plate mounting and inks, director of graphics, and been responsible for new print technology/best practices for multiple facilities.
Bart has served as an Excellence in Flexography Awards judge for multiple years, He has co-chaired a Fall Conference and chaired FORUM, and served on the Membership Committee and FIRST committee. Bart has a B.S. in Graphic Communication from Clemson University and resides in Wilkesboro, NC.
Jeff Hall

Jeff Hall

Manager Graphic Technical Services North America at Graphic Packaging

Panelist Bio
About Jeff: Jeff has over 25 years in the print and packaging industry with his primary focus on color management through the development and implementation of color and print quality programs for brand owners, converters and ink companies, as well as the technology and processes to support them.
In his current role, Jeff is the graphic technical services manager for Graphic Packaging, where he leads a team that advocates for print quality consistency and improvement through training, best practices and process control technology to the +70 converting operations across GPI North America.
Nina Davis

Nina Davis

Color Integration Manager at Olberding Brand Family

Panelist Bio
About Nina: As color integration manager at Olberding Brand Family, Nina serves as a lead technical support to brand and prepress teams, striving to develop and implement client color and pre-production solutions, from design concept to print and manufacturing.
Throughout her time at Olberding Brand Family, Nina has served as a valued bridge between creative and technical, venturing into many pressrooms to provide support in translating design objectives into actionable direction for print partners. As a graduate of the Graphic Communications program at Clemson University, Nina began working in color management after completing color management-focused internships and roles at several industry partners, including a prominent North American packaging ink manufacturer.
Steve Moss

Steve Moss

Technical Manager at Precision Flexo & Gravure

Panelist Bio
About Steve: Steve has worked at Milprint-Bemis, American Packaging and SLMoss. Since 2020, he has been technical manager at Precision Flexo & Gravure LLC.
His many positions within the flexographic industry include prepress, slitter operator, Press Assistant, press operator, supervisor, prepress manager, customer focus quality, technical specialist, printing manager and manufacturing manager.

Session Chairs

Session Chair

Jinkai Qian

Jinkai Qian

Techkon

Session Chair

Kevin Schilling

Kevin Schilling

Miraclon