The five experts and their areas of expertise are:
Edwin Cohen – Web Coating: 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: 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.
Dave Roisum – Web Handling & Converting: 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: DiTrolio, founder and CEO of DiTrolio Flexographic Institute, is a 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 on-site, 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.”