How Commercial Sheetfed Offset Printers Are Shrinking Turn Times and Streamlining to Meet Short-Run Demands


Nov. 03 • 11:15 AM EST


JIM WORKMAN, Vice President, Technology & Research, PRINTING United Alliance

JONATHAN WALLACE, President, Wallace Graphics

NIELS WINTHER, Chairman and Managing Partner, Think Patented


The rise of on-demand customer requirements has transformed printing businesses in many ways, including significant changes to manufacturing workflows and customer expectations for sheetfed offset press output. This moderated panel discussion includes discussion of how two sheetfed offset printers have adapted their businesses, and what they’ve done to address more jobs of shorter runs within shorter timeframes. Gain strategies for efficiency and success, and learn what might stand in your way.


Commercial Offset

Muller Martini is presenting its Finishing 4.0 perspective on how to transform your facility into a smart factory, one that embodies a highly digitized, highly efficient workflow—from file to finished product. Andy Fetherman, Muller Martini’s Vice President of Sales and Technology, and a highly recognized authority in digital technology and workflow integration, will be the presenter.


ANDY FETHERMAN, Vice President of Sales and Technology, Muller Martini Corp

Commercial Offset

As a commercial offset printer, how do you make your shop more competitive and stay ahead of the pack, at a time when business has been hit hard? Your customers want shorter print runs, quicker deliveries, lower prices and your usual high-quality work… what can you do? In this presentation, UV specialists GEW will talk about the features of UV LED curing systems and the immediate benefits that can be expected by retrofitting this new technology to your press.


ROBERT RAE, Managing Director - Sales, GEW (EC) Limited

JENNIFER HEATHCOTE, Business Development Manager, GEW (EC) Limited

Commercial Offset

Amid consolidation in the segment, the ongoing rise of digital printing technology, and new approaches for differentiation, successful commercial printing companies are making careful choices to maintain profitability. Join Patrick Henry, Senior Editor of Printing Impressions magazine, as he discusses the present – and future – of the segment with four commercial printing executives.


PATRICK HENRY, Senior Editor, Napco Media

CHARLIE COX, Chief Operating Officer, Wallace Carlson Printing

SCOTT BURNETT, Production Manager, Cedar Graphics

SHAWN SUNDQUIST, President/CEO, Range Printing

KEVIN HESLIN, President, Seaway Printing