September 22, 2021
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm CST
In-plants are such a vital part of your organizations. You produce numerous deliverables to convey key information to various departments throughout the organization and beyond. Diversification of your print offerings can make your department more relevant and creative. One product that is often overlooked is the idea of printing labels in-house. Customized parking stickers, water bottles, branded stickers, food labels can be easily produced in-house with flexibility, creative-control and low cost. If you are currently outsourcing label printing or are interested in what it takes, please join Konica Minolta as they discuss their label solutions for in-plants.
For IPMA members only.
Marc Cohen– Senior Director of Industrial Print, Label Solutions Group, Konica Minolta
Marc Cohen, is the Senior Director of Industrial Print, Label Solutions Group for Konica Minolta. Marc has worked to create and develop the label group over the last 5 years, including developing the strong relationship that Konica Minolta has developed with Mark Andy.
Including his time in the Industrial Print Group, Marc had worked for Konica Minolta/Danka for over 20 years and Canon Business Solutions for 5 years, most of that time managing the production print business of these companies. Marc has extensive experience working with in plants and commercial printers to help them maximize their efficiency with hardware and software solutions and is now using that knowledge to help companies evaluate the possibility of bringing their label production in house.
Russell Doucette– Product Marketing Manager, Konica Minolta Business Solutions
Russell Doucette is a Product Marketing Manager at Konica Minolta Business Solutions focusing primarily on label and industrial print products. He is responsible for the introduction and successful launches of Konica Minolta digital label presses to the market. Bringing over 33 years in the graphics and printing industry, Russell brings a wealth of knowledge including: print ROI, file preparation, color management, and finishing.
Ashley Gorfine– Director of Business Development, Industrial Print Group, Konica Minolta
Ashley Gorfine, is former the director of Princeton University’s Print and Mail Services. Print and Mail Services at Princeton provided a wide range of services to the University community, including: U.S. and campus mail delivery and Print Services. She is now serving as the Director of Business Development for the Industrial Print Group of Konica Minolta specializing in in-plants.
Before joining Konica Minolta, Ashley also worked for RR Donnelley as well as Command Digital in Secaucus, New Jersey for almost 10 years. As head of manufacturing, she directed more than 50 employees, led the development of manufacturing and improvement efforts, and maintained safety and efficiency standards. She also worked at the company as a press and bindery manager and a production scheduler, where her duties included researching new software, press room and bindery equipment; working with print and binding vendors to reduce costs; and scheduling thousands of client jobs per year. She also has extensive knowledge about a range of technical equipment and software used in the printing industry.