Driving Package Production

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September 29
11 a.m. ET

Driving Package Production

Join representatives from JetFx and Alphasonics USA as they describe in detail state-of-the-art advancements and technologies that are accelerating crucial areas of package printing.

Topics discussed range from digital print embellishment, to surgical-grade cleaning procedures, and the benefits they bring—realization of outstanding quality and dramatic print results.

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Speakers and Presentations

Digital Embellishments: The Stimulus Package for the Flexographic Industry

11:05 – 11:25 a.m.
Presented by Ed Wiegand, JetFx Inc

Deliver more to your existing clients, and attract new label and packaging clients. Achieve resiliency to help your business survive and prosper during times of uncertainty.

Learn about JetFx Inc’s unique and compelling digital print embellishment technology. It:

  • Complements—not replaces—flexographic assets
  • Reduces operational costs
  • Offers a new and value-added capability (without having to buy a new press)
  • Vastly increases your company’s speed-to-market

Here’s an overview of what Ed will cover:

  1. Learn how to excel in a flexographic world by leveraging a digital print embellishment platform
  2. Identify today’s trends driving change for increased agility in the flexographic landscape
  3. Understand how digital embellishments extend the life of a flexographic assets
  4. See a live demonstration of how a job is processed and the stunning output
  5. Examine the impact of significant time and cost reductions

Anilox Control: Why Cleaning Needs Medical-Grade Precision

11:25 – 11:45 a.m.
Presented by Christopher Jones, Alphasonics USA Inc

The scientific approach to flexography places emphasis on controlling the inputs to the print process to ensure the very best quality outputs. This is why a technology that contributes to the microscopic cleanliness of anilox rolls—namely an advanced ultrasonic cleaning system—is required for the very best print results. Learn about how Alphasonics’ offerings meet these needs.

About Our Presenters

headshot Ed Wiegand

Ed Wiegand, JetFx Inc

Ed Wiegand is the president of JetFx Inc, a new print engine technology company delivering digital printing embellishments globally to multiple markets and platforms. His service of 32 years of iconic global brands in the packaging and print industry provide the experience and knowledge to innovate solutions for the challenges facing the industry. Wiegand currently holds five US patents on technologies directly related to the packaging and label industries. He served as executive vice president of Sancoa International & TubeDec LLC (a world-class label and tube manufacturer), managing top accounts that included Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal, Johnson & Johnson and others. He led the global expansion strategy with the company’s chairman and spearheaded new developments in technology.

headshot Christopher Jones

Christopher Jones, Alphasonics USA Inc

Christopher Jones is the vice president of Alphasonics USA Inc. After nearly a decade with Alphasonics in Liverpool, UK, Chris emigrated to the US to set up the company’s subsidiary. Chris was educated at the University of Aberystwyth and University of Liverpool with B.A.- (Hons), M.B.A.- and M.S.-level qualifications in marketing and business studies.