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ICE USA reveals 'Ask the Experts' lineup

January 2, 2013

The five industry experts will be available for private consulting sessions during the 2013 show in Orlando.

ICE USA has announced the five leading industry experts that will be available for private consulting sessions during the 2013 Show in Orlando, FL, USA, April 9-11. Representing critical segments of the converting marketplace, these well-known industry authorities will be available free-of-charge to help attendees find solutions to their specific technical and operational challenges.

The five experts and their areas of expertise are:

Dr. Edwin D. Cohen – Web Coating
Dr. Cohen is a renowned technical consultant in all aspects of the web coating process. He is Technical Consultant for AIMCAL and President of the International Society of Coating Science and Technology. He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University and a PhD. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Delaware.

Kelly Robinson - Static
Kelly Robinson founded Electrostatic Answers, an engineering consulting company dedicated to eliminating injury and waste from static electricity. With over 25 years of industrial problem solving experience, Kelly has a PhD in electrical engineering from Colorado State University, holds several patents, and is a contributing editor to Paper Film & Foil Converter.

Dr. Dave Roisum – Web Handling & Converting
Dr. Roisum is a well-known web handling and converting authority.  He has authored seven books, including Winding, Rollers and Web Handling and has co-authored or edited several others. He is a principal of Finishing Technologies Inc., providing consulting services to more than 300 clients who convert or manufacture paper, film, foil, nonwovens, textiles, and many other materials.

Dave Rumson – Slitting & Rewinding
Dave Rumson, Slitting Educator/Consultant has 17 years slitting and winding experience with Dienes Corporation and Parkinson Technologies.  He has presented for CEMA, AIMCAL and TAPPI for over 20 years and has conducted numerous nationwide public and corporate shear, crush and razor-slitting seminars.

Vincent DiTrolio – Flexographic Printing
Vincent DiTrolio, founder and CEO of DiTrolio Flexographic Institute, is a highly regarded flexo industry expert and pioneer in formal press operator training. Vince has worked in the flexographic printing industry for over 20 years and his organization has trained hundreds of press operators.
Show attendees can schedule a 15-minute, one-on-one consultation with any of these industry experts in advance, as well as making appointments onsite, based on availability.

"The Ask The Experts sessions were one of the most popular features of the 2011 Show," says Bob Chiricosta, ICE USA show director. "We had several attendees tell us that they discovered very valuable solutions to their challenges during these sessions.” 

Show management encourages attendees to schedule these sessions online at in advance.
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