Drying in the delivery makes the product much more manageable for throughput in the bindery. However, to achieve the best outcome possible, dry trapping is the secret.
But remember, having the correct amount of lamps in place is the, “Solution.”
And for those of you wanting to truly test the solidity of your marriage, I encourage you to spend months with your spouse making the design decisions and together completing a project such as a full kitchen remodel.
Now going on 27 years of matrimony with numerous remodeling projects throughout, and “Forever” in this crazy business we refer to as printing, my wife still puts up with me.
Darren has worked in the printing industry for 30 years and spent more than 12 years at two of the nation's leading high-end commercial printers: Bradley Printing in Des Plaines, IL, and Williamson Printing Corp. in Dallas, TX. During that time, he operated conventional and UV 40˝ sheetfed presses and also successfully managed a $15-million pressroom equipment transition. Darren also was Lead Press Instructor for Heidelberg, where he directed specialty equipment startups and was involved in all aspects of the printing process by teaching both instructor and pressroom employees.
In addition, he served as a troubleshooter for various printing companies in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. As operations manager for a start-up specialty folding carton company, he played a key role in achieving more than $6 million in sales within two years. Currently Darren is president of D.G. Print Solutions, a consulting firm that supports printing companies of all sizes. He specializes in growth development planning, pressroom color management and pressroom training through specialty print applications.