Turbo Talks - Powered by the Automation & Workflow Partners!

15 to 20-minute sessions presented by leading automation, workflow, color management and integration suppliers, conveniently located on the show floor across the Workflow Automation Pavilion! Free with your show badge!



Sessions repeated Thursday, April 11 & Friday April 12, 2019

10:30   Deliver Winning Print Services; Maxim Heyndrickx, Enfocus

Enfocus builds software to deliver winning print services. PitStop and Switch are the automation ingredients for your success.


11:00   The Future of Flexo: Automated On-Press Quality Control; Devin Abramowitz, Techkon

Techkon’s SpectroVision inline print quality solution addresses the three biggest issues that contribute to higher production costs and lost profits for narrow and medium web flexo and packaging printers. Operating at press speeds up to 1,000ft/minute, SpectroVision combines spectral based color measurement, web viewing, and ISO/ANSI style bar code grading into a single product.


11:30   Packaging Innovation Accelerated; Dino Loiselle, Hybrid Software

Native PDF workflows for digital and conventional label and packaging production


12:00   Unleash the Power of Imposition and Finishing Automation – Andrew Dumas, Ultimate TechnoGraphics

Automation Drives Results. Optimize your pre and post press processes by linking both together in a unique workflow


12:30   Digital Packaging Mock-Ups at the Speed of Imagination; Heath Luetkens, Creative Edge Software

Learn how you can create and visualize your packaging using 3D tools from iC3D.


1:00     Automation Checklist; Mark Andersen EPMS

A brief introduction to EPMS and how to streamline your operation with a Print MIS system


1:30     How to Prepare Yourself for Future Automation; Susan Moore, Tharstern

This session will tell you why automation is the future for print, and what print providers need to do to prepare to have a successful automated workflow.


2:00     Automation is a Trustworthy Path; Marc Raad, Significans Automation

This presentation will show how to build the infamous “Easy Button” where the operator will become the “control tower” manager of automation, and for the odd time when automation cannot accomplish the job, the skills of the operator are utilized in a standard operating procedure to put files back through the established conditional workflow.


2:30      Connected Colour: efficiently doing more with less; Erik Schmitt, GMG Color

How to automatically achieve consistent repeatable and the highest quality results regardless of printing process. All while saving valuable time, materials and ink.


3:00      Walking the Line of Quality Control; Dalia Chidoub, Global Vision

Walking the line of quality control: Understanding WHY it is important to proofread our work, and the implications it has on our long-term goals as an organization. Exploring ways to streamline the quality control process throughout your entire workflow to save time, spend less money and remain sustainable for our planet.


3:30    Packaging Connected – Igor Pavlesen, Esko

Introduction to Esko platform that empowers entire packaging supply chain in connected workflow for brands, packaging and label converters, trade shops and sign makers to reduce cost and accelerate growth.


4:00    PrintVIS Microsoft’s Vision of Digital Transformation Sabre Limited

Sabre Limited discusses Microsoft’s vision of digital information in the print industry