Converting Equipment Mfrs. Assn. Sets Slitting/Rewinding Seminar in Philadelphia This Fall

The Converting Equipment Manufacturers Association's Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters seminar
November 11 - 12, 2003; Philadelphia Airport Hilton, Philadelphia, PA; Registration and hotel information available at cema-converting.org

FT. MILL, SC, USA—Ideal for operators, foreman, quality control personnel, production engineers, and process control staff, the Converting Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) upcoming Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters seminar can provide the edge your operation needs to succeed in a today's ultra-competitive business environment.

According to CEMA, the more than 14-year-old venue can help your personnel improve via proven tips; better understand principles relating to equipment applications; and be informed about the latest options available on many of today's products.

Seminar Agenda

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2003
  • 8:00-8:15 am—Introduction and Welcome
    Ron Schmidt, Maxcess Intl. Corp.
  • 8:15-9:10 am—Winding Techniques
    Tim Walker, TJ Walker & Associates
  • 9:10-10:05 am—Practical Applications for Unwind Systems
    Duane Smith, Black Clawson Converting Machinery Inc.
  • 10:05-10:20 am—Break
  • 10:20-11:15 am—The Art of Winding Good Rolls
    Duane Smith, Black Clawson Converting Machinery Inc.
  • 11:15 am-12:10 pm—Machine Safety Practices
    TBD
  • 12:10-1:10 pm—Lunch
  • 1:10-2:05 pm—Slitting Techniques
    Tim Walker, TJ Walker & Associates
  • 2:05-3:00 pm—Shear Slitting—Refining the Process
    Reinhold Schable, Tidland Corp.
  • 3:00-3:15 pm—Break
  • 3:15-4:10 pm—Crush Cutting Troubleshooting
    Dave Rumson, Dienes Corp.
  • 4:10-5:05 pm—Slitting Dust
    Dave Rumson, Dienes Corp.
  • 5:15-7:15 pm—Reception and Tabletop Display
  • Wednesday, November 12, 2003

  • 8:00 - 8:15 am—Day Two Introduction
    Ron Schmidt, Maxcess Intl. Corp.
  • 8:15-9:10 am—Trim Removal
    Ken Erskine, Quickdraft
  • 9:10-10:05 am—Differential Winding Products and Practices
    Sean Craig, Tidland Corp.
  • 10:05-10:20 am—Break
  • 10:20-11:15 am—Web Tension and Tension Control Systems
    John Campbell, Nexen
  • 11:15 am-12:10 pm—New Closed-Loop Tension Control Technology
    Mike Zlatic, Magpowr Corp.
  • 12:10-1:10 pm—Lunch
  • 1:10-2:05 pm—Web Spreading
    Jeff Damour, Converter Accessory
  • 2:05-3:00 pm—Web Guiding Selection and Application
    Ron Schmidt, Maxcess Intl. Corp.
  • 3:00-3:15 pm—Conference Evaluation and Closing
    Ron Schmidt, Maxcess Intl. Corp.
Learn more about CEMA at cema-converting.org

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