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Session

How Do I Fix This?

   Monday, March 14

   8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

   Texas Ballroom

About This Session

Dirty print? Color complications? What’s the “fix?” How do you keep from needing to “fix it” again?

Join Catherine and Kayla as they assemble a panel of technical experts with varied pressroom and flexographic segment backgrounds. They will address real-world print issues pulled from production experts. They will discuss, demonstrate and debate common remedies for these print issues using an array of presentation styles.

Panelists

FORUM 2022 headshot Kenny Tucker

Kenny Tucker

Project Coordinator at the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University

Panelist Bio
About Kenny: Kenny is the project coordinator at the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University. He received his bachelor’s degree in graphic communications from Clemson University in 2004. He started his career with Sealed Air Corp within a variety of roles involving prepress, color management, inkjet proofing, remote proofing, workflow automation, expanded gamut printing, press characterizations and management of graphic technologies. He has also worked with Anderson & Vreeland as a technology specialist installing plate making equipment, RIP software and inkjet proofing solutions.
Most recently, he worked at Frontier Label as production manager overseeing purchasing, production of narrow web labels, projects and maintenance. He joined the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University in 2019 and coordinates projects industry seminars, research and workshops.
FORUM 2022 headshot Megan Burns

Megan Burns

Creative Services Specialist at Berry Global

Panelist Bio
About Megan: Megan is a creative services specialist at Berry Global’s headquarters in Evansville, IN. Berry’s Evansville location carries FIRST Company Certification and Megan is a FIRST-certified Implementation Specialist. She’s been in the printing industry for 14 years with experience in flexography and many other printing processes.
In her role as a specialist, Megan works with customers at the beginning of the process to ensure expectations are managed and with printing to execute the final design.
FORUM 2022 headshot Jason McGowan

Jason McGowan

Prepress Manager at ABX

Panelist Bio
About Jason: Jason has 28 years of wide web flexography experience. He started his career as a press operator, worked up to supervisor and worked as a process technician, before transitioning into management. Jason has a wide range of press, ink and plate experience.
Currently, Jason is the prepress manager overseeing the ink department, plate department and mounting department.
FORUM 2022 headshot PJ Fronczkiewicz

PJ Fronczkiewicz

NA Manager of Technical Marketing & Service at DuPont Cyrel Solutions

Panelist Bio
About PJ: PJ is the North American technical marketing and service manager for DuPont Cyrel Solutions, and a 1997 graduate of Clemson University with a B.S. in graphic communications. During his 23 years of industry experience, he has also held positions providing technical support for anilox rolls and formulating flexographic packaging inks.
PJ is on the FTA FIRST Executive Committee and is a frequent speaker at FTA conferences and events.

Session Chair

FORUM 2022 headshot Catherine Haynes

Catherine Haynes

Director of Digital Solutions and Training at All Printing Resources Inc (APR)

Session Chair

FORUM 2022 headshot Kayla Rogers

Kayla Rogers

Marketing Director at Clemson’s Sonoco Institute and Wood Utilization + Design Institute

Session Chairs

FORUM 2022 headshot Catherine Haynes

Catherine Haynes

Director of Digital Solutions and Training

FORUM 2022 headshot Kayla Rogers

Kayla Rogers

Marketing Director at Clemson’s Sonoco Institute and Wood Utilization + Design Institute

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