Roll Formation and Web Handling
Dr. David Roisum, Finishing Technologies, Inc.
Dr. Roisum is a well-known authority in the area of web handling and converting. He has authored nine books that include Winding, Rollers and Web-Handling with his most recent being the Web Machine Buying Guide, and written 200 articles, conference papers and other publications. Dave has been honored by TAPPI with their Finishing & Converting Division Award, Thomas W. Busch Prize and Finest Faculty awards. He was elected TAPPI Fellow in 2003 and received AIMCAL’s President’s Award in 2012.
Dave has his Ph.D. from the Web Handling Research Center where he later became an Industrial Advisory Board member. 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 and many other materials. He has accumulated much practical experience working in nearly 1,000 plants over the course of more than three decades. He has shared his experience with nearly 5,000 students
Dr. Chris Rauwendaal, Rauwendaal Extrusion Engineering, Inc
Chris is a well-known author, lecturer, entrepreneur, and consultant in the field of extrusion. He holds numerous patents and has written more than 200 articles and seven books related to extrusion, mixing, injection molding, and statistical process control. Chris has developed video training courses and interactive training programs on extrusion, injection molding, and SPC.
He has been involved in technical meetings of the SPE and PPS for many years as a speaker as well as a technical program chairman. Chris is a Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers.
Chris is the developer of the CRD, VIP, ASM mixing technology that utilizes strong elongational flow to improve mixing in extrusion and molding. CRD and VIP mixing devices are successfully used in many extrusion operations. Work is ongoing to extend this technology to a new generation of extruders and injection molding machines. A more recent development is the HHT (high heat transfer) extruder screw developed to improve cooling in foam tandem extrusion operations.
Plastic Film Sales and Procurement
Joe Lambert, Joe Plastic
He has worked in the plastic film industry since 1989, and his current focus is on helping foreign flexible packaging related companies to gain access into the North American Flexible Packaging Market.
To do this, he has assembled a high powered, experienced, American-based sales, marketing, logistics, spend and procurement group. His group utilizes longstanding, high profile business relationships and make corporate collaboration and global integration a reality for his foreign based flexible packaging clients.
He can also work with you to help you find a specialty film supplier.
Strategic Flexible Packaging Consulting, New Business Development, Specialty Film Sourcing, Resins, Coatings and responsive service.
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