- January 22, 2008
FORT MILL, SC | Converting School has been launched by the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) to provide productivity enhancing educational opportunities for members of the converting industry. The year-long series of courses on various converting topics expands on the AIMCAL Summer School program, which has been running for the past 10 years.
Six courses on critical converting topics will be held in 2008:
- Coating Solution Process Technology.
- Extrusion Coating, Web Coating and Drying.
- Web Handling and Converting.
- Winding: Machines, Mechanics and Measurements.
- Web Processing for Barrier.
Course content combines theory with real-world problem solving and is tailored to the individual students present in each class. “The focus of these classes is productivity enhancement,” says Craig Sheppard, executive director of AIMCAL. “Students also will take home ideas for profit-boosting strategies related to process optimization and waste reduction, as well as higher, more consistent product quality and new product development."
Program details and registration information is available on the new Converting School Web site, convertingschool.com.