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Expert in Gravure Printing, Gravure Cylinder Making

Expert ID: 735355 California, USA

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Expert is an expert in analyzing processes connected with gravure printing operations. He focuses on gravure pre-press, cylinder preparation, and the actual printing process. These activities typically result in recommendations for optimized ink formulations and engraving gradations. The objective is to control ink cost while at the same time maintaining or improving color reproduction quality on the printed product.

Previous Consulting Examples:
1. Analysis and re-engineering of gravure pre-press and press operations. Assisting customers with changes to new and more cost-effective inks by defining new pre-press standards and ink formulations.
2. Assisting with the integration of new acquisitions in existing operations.
3. Project manager for the relocation of a complete gravure plant from Antwerp to Moscow.
4. Process Analysis and recommendations


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1992 Degree: MBA Subject: Business Institution: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2000 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Customer-driven projects
Years: 1996 to 2000 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Manager Department: Gravure Operations Responsibilities: Production Planning and Control
Quality Control
Technology Upgrades
Years: 1992 to 1995 Employer: Ringier America Title: Manufacturing Manager Department: Commercial Gravure Responsibilities: Pre-press and Press Operations
Technology Upgrades
Years: 1980 to 1992 Employer: Meredith/Burda - RRDonnelley Title: Superintendent / Manager Department: Pre-press Operations Responsibilities: Start-up of Greenfield Gravure Operation in Newton, NC
Pre-press Operations
Introduction of New Technologies
Education and Training of new Employees

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German Mother language
English College Level
French High School Level (6 years)
Spanish Beginner
Russian Beginner

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