SGCDpro Annual Conference

Deco '18 - April 7-9, 2018; Hilton Easton; Columbus, OH

Deco '18 Downloads


Deco '18 Exhibitor Contract

(PDF file - 0.1 mb file size) posted Apr. 10, 2017

Deco '19 - April 5-8, 2019; Hyatt Regency; Indianapolis, IN


Deco Attendees List

Click here to view attendees lists available for download (Deco'07 - Deco'16).
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Deco '17 - April 22-24, 2017; Sheraton Station Square; Pittsburgh, PA

Deco '17 Downloads


Deco '17 Speaker Profiles

(PDF file - 0.1 mb file size) posted Apr. 10, 2017


Deco '17 Exhibitor Showcase

(PDF file - 1.9 mb file size) posted Apr. 10, 2017

Decorating Production and Processes - Deco '17 Presentations

Glass Bottle Performance, Strength and
Decorating Considerations

Bill Slusser, American Glass Research (AGR)

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Establishing a Sound Testing Protocol
Dr. Pratik Ichhaporia, Intertekl

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Organic Ink Cure Profiling
Cindy Pankiewicz, Ferro Corporation

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Lean and Clean, Your Future in Screen Making
Michael Ose, Sign-Tronic AG

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Organic Glass Decoration
Nersesian and McReynolds, Sun Chemical

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Precious Coatings, Digital Gold Inks
Klaus Abt, Heraeus

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Market Innovation - Deco '17 Presentations

Market Trends in Dinnerware
Katie Bricker, Homer Laughlin China

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Regulatory Update - Deco '17 Presentations

Proposition 65 Update
Carol Brophy, Sedgwick Law

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CONEG Packaging and Revised TSCA Implementation
Alan Olson, Westlake Technology

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Deco '16 - April 16-18, 2016; Sheraton Inner Harbor; Baltimore, MD

Deco '16 Downloads


Deco '16 Exhibitor Showcase

(PDF file - 1.6 mb file size) updated Mar. 21, 2016

Improving the Decorating Process - Deco '16 Presentations

Energy Management for Decorating Lehrs
John Hann, E.W. Bowman, Incorporated

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Advances in Spraying Equipment and Technology
Payton Cozart, Finishing Brands - A Carlisle Company

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Sourcing Products Overseas
Edward Weiner, Maryland China Company

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Principles of Color Technolog
James Aldridge, Ferro Corp.

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Color Narratives
Mark Woodman, design&color llc

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Screen Emulsions Advantages & Disadvantages
Pat Sabo, Schilling Graphics

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Ask the Experts - Deco '16 Presentations

Navigating Challenges in Product Decoration,
Ask the Experts Panel

Walt Sanders, Van Fleet Associates, Inc.

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2016 ICPHSO Conference
Walt Sanders, Van Fleet Associates, Inc.

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Sabrina Keller, Office of Import Surveillance

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FDA, Decorated Ceramic and Glass - Food-Contact Articles: FDA Regulations & Guidelines
Michael E. Kashtock,Ph.D., FDA

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OSHA Adds Value to Business, Work and Life
Brett Beall, OSHA

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California Proposition 65
>Brophy, Sedgewick LLP & Olson, Westlake Science & Technology

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U.S. Toxic Substance Control
Alan Olson, Westlake Science & Technology

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Product Innovation - Deco '16 Presentations

Advancements in Waterborne Coatings & Expanded Design Opportunities
Steve Presutto, Peter-Lacke USA

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Decorating on 3 Dimensional Objects Using
Inkject Technology

Paul Bolduc, KBA-Kammann USA

(SGCDpro member login required to download)


Special Effects for Organic Decorative Glass Coatings that You can Achieve
David Walden, Seagrave Coating

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Product Compliance - How Proper Testing Keeps Profits Intact
Karolyn Helda, ANSECO

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Deco '15 - March 21-23, 2015; Hilton Easton; Columbus, OH

Deco '15 Downloads


Deco '15 Exhibitor Showcase

(PDF file - 1.8 mb file size) posted Mar. 10, 2015

Basics of Decorating - Deco '15 Presentations

Firing and Finishing of Decorated Ware
Brian Deszell, Custom Deco LLC

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Glass Container Manufacture and Decoration
Tony G. Howell, Ferro

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What Compliance Testing Means to You
Lisa Maxwell, ANSECO Group

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Effective Use of UV Lamps for UV Curing
R. W. Stowe, Heraeus Noblelight America LLC

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Mug Manufacturing and Why Your Color Doesn't Work
Michael Tkach, The Homer Laughlin China Co.

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Ask the Experts - Deco '15 Presentations

What California Has in Store - Proposition 65
and Beyond

Carol Rene Brophy, Sedgwick LLP

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The Globally Harmonized System (GHS)
for Hazard Communication

Alan Olson, Ferro Corporation

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Current and Future Issues with Obamacare
Walt A. Sanders, Van Fleet Associates, Inc.

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EH&S Compliance Update
Bob St. John, Libbey Glass Inc.

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Discovering New Technology - Deco '15 Presentations

Inline Foiling: Metalizing Re-invented
Harald Gavin, ISIMAT

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Affordable Care Act 101
Barry D. Peel, U.S. Small Business Administration

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Pyrosil and Silicate Flame Pretreatment
James Casey, RLS Enterprises Inc.

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Glass Container Manufacturing
William Kilpatrick, Owens-Illinois Inc.

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Advancements in Glass Coatings
Bob Korlewitz, Delta Laboratories, Inc

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Organic Coatings, inks, and Decals
Cindy Pankiewicz, Ferro Corporation

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New Developments in EcoBrite® Organic Inks
PPG Industries

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Deco '14 - April 5-7, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA



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Deco '14 Exhibitor Showcase


Deco '14 Exhibitor Showcase

(PDF file - 2.3 mb file size) posted Mar. 29, 2014


Remember When - Celebrating 50 Years

Remember When
SGCDpro

(PPTX file - 18 mb file size) posted Apr. 8, 2014


Business Strategies

Adopting LEAN Management Processes
SGCDpro; Chad Yaw, Compass Group

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Basics of Decorating - Deco '14

Glass Decorating Mediums
Terry Brown and Jeff Grover, Ferro Corporation

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Understanding Frit
Wesley King, Fusion Ceramics Inc.

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What is a Ceramic Glass Enamel
Michael Morrissey, Glass Coatings & Concepts

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Using Precious Metals
Klaus Abt, Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co

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Decorating onto Glass with Solvent Based Inks
George Koch, RUCO

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Screen Making
Pat Sabo, Schilling Graphics

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Ask the Experts - Deco '14

Regulatory Update
Walt A. Sanders, Esq., Van Fleet Associates, Inc.

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Affordable Care Act Conference Handout
SGCDpro

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Update: Toxics in Packaging
SGCDpro

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California Proposition 65
SGCDpro

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Prop 65 Warning Reg: Summary of Pre-Regulatory Proposal
SGCDpro

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Technical - Deco '14

Costing Strategies for Maximizing Profits
Jan Weyrich, Global Products, Inc.

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Emergency Action Plan
Ted Zych, Lenox Manufacturing

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Precious Metal Innovations
Klaus Abt, Heraeus Precious Metals GmbH & Co

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Glass Decorating - UV Curable vs. Ceramic
Bob Keller, Marabu North America

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Decoration of Glass and Ceramic Products
using Organic Decals

Todd Barson, Ferro Corporation

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Decorating on 3 Dimensional Objects
Paul Bolduc, KBA-Kammann

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Deco '13 - April 13-15, 2013; Louisville, KY

Deco '13 Exhibitor Showcase


Deco '13 Exhibitor Showcase

(PDF file - 1.6 mb file size) posted Apr. 2, 2013

Ask the Experts - Deco '13

Affordable Care Act - Q and A
SGCDpro

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Conducting Recalls
Walt A. Sanders, Esq., Van Fleet Associates, Inc.

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The Security Exchange Commission’s Conflict Minerals Rule
Walt A. Sanders, Van Fleet Associates, Inc.

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Chemical Management Laws Hazard and GHS
Alan Olson, Ferro Corporation

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CA Prop-65 and FDA: Update
Richard M. Jacobs, PhD, Chemist

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Technical - Deco '13

Application and Conveying Innovations for Container Glass Decorating
GAPPTEC (Global Application Technologies)

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Effective Use of UV Lamps for UV Curing
R. W. Stowe, Heraeus Noblelight Fusion UV Inc.

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Using Sustainability Initiatives to Improve Your Profit Margin
Global Products
, Inc.
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Improving Your Pre-press Operations
Michael McCall, Print Control Services, LLC

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New UV Ink Options for Glass and PET bottles
Denise Breard, Hartness International

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Screen Printing on Glass: Understanding the UV Process… Pretreatment to UV-LED Curing
Tim Berenda, OMSO North America; Jeff Morris, RUCO USA; Ed Kiyoi, Phoseon Technology

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Advances in UV Decorating
Steve Presutto, SunChemical

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Deco '12 March 24-26, 2012; Las Vegas, NV

Deco '12 Exhibitor Showcase


Deco '12 Exhibitor Showcase

(PDF file - 1.0 mb file size) posted Jan. 14, 2012

Technical Session - Deco '12

New Product Developments in Waterborne Polyurethane
Organic Coatings for Glass

Raymond S. Stewart, Bayer

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Building Efficiency Into Your Culture
Chad Yaw, Compass Group LLC

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Influence of International Regulations on Decoration Material Development
Klaus Abt, Heraeus Precious Colours, Germany

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Organic Decorating Options for Glass
Sean Weir, Ferro Corporation

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Ask the Experts - Deco '12

Global Trends in Chemical Legislation
ANSECO Group

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Toxics in Packaging
Alex Stone, Sc. D., Washington Department of Ecology

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What California Has is Store - Beyond Proposition 65
to "Green Chemistry"

Carol René Brophy, Sedgwick LLP

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Risks & Trends - What the New CPSIA Means to You
Walt A. Sanders, Van Fleet Associates, Inc.

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Regulatory Summary for Ceramic and Glass Foodware
Paul Milne, Ph.D., SGS North America

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X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) &
How Can it be Utilized for Testing Tableware

Richard Jacobs, Consulting Chemist; Jiaxin Chen, Olympus Innov-X
Carolyn Donovan, Olympus Innov-X

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Deco '11 March 19-22, 2011; Pittsburgh, PA

Legislative Presentations - Deco '11

Carol Brophy - Understanding How Proposition 65
Affects Your Business

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Walt Sanders - Meeting Today’s Challenges
in the Glass and Ceramic Industries

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Richard Jacobs - FDA: Program Status 2011

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Ferro - Impacts of Potential TSCA Changes on Frits

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Ferro - Primer on TSCA

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Ferro - Potential TSCA Changes on Frits

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Business Sessions - Deco '11


Allegheny Power - Managing Energy Costs

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Servant Leadership - Long Term Business Success

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Jessica Warne - Social Media

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New Developments in Decorating Sessions - Deco '11


Marabu - Multiple Applications with Organic UV curable Inks & Coatings

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Ferro - Organic Decorating Options for Glass

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Sun Chemical - Organic Decorating with UV Inks

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Bayer - Polyurethane Based Coatings for Glass

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Sylvan Point - Sylvan GC Series of DIJ Printers and the Process

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Deco '10 April 18-19, 2010; Nashville, TN

Thank you to everyone that attended Deco '10.
Deco 2010

Papers Scheduled for Deco '10 but not presented (available to SGCDpro Members only)

Papers not presented due to unforeseen travel problems.
You will need a SGCDpro Member password to download file.

Successful UV Decoration Techniques (PDF file)
by Harald Gavin, ISIMAT

 

Durable Glass Decoration with UV Inks in Daily Use (PDF file)
by Martin Hehl-Heinz, Marabu

 

Technical Sessions - Monday, April 19 (available to SGCDpro Members only)

You will need a SGCDpro Member password to download file.

Digital Printing (Power Point file)
presented by Ron Manwiller, Enduring Images

 

New Options for Today's Decorators (Power Point file)
presented by Ray Stanton, Fusion Ceramics

 

Managing Freight Costs (PDF file)
presented by Eric Winner, FLI

 

Testing Panel - Sunday, April 18 (available to SGCDpro Members only)

You will need a SGCDpro Member password to download file.

NIOSH Wipe Test and XRF Screening (Power Point file)
presented by Specialized Technology Resources

 

CPSIA Update (Power Point file)
presented by Sean Flaherty, The CTC Group

 

Legislative Update - Sunday, April 18 (available to SGCDpro Members only)

You will need a SGCDpro Member password to download file.

TSCA and REACH Information (Power Point file)
presented by Ferro Corporation

 

Prop 65 Update (Power Point file)
presented by Richard Jacobs, retired, US Food & Drug Administration

 

Legislative Update, TPCH and Prop 65 (Power Point file)
presented by William Anderson

 


Deco 2010
See you next year in Pittsburgh for Deco '11.

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Deco '09 March 28-31, 2009; Las Vegas, NV

Deco '09 Power Point Presentations

Agler UV Spray Coatings Save Lives

Ask the Experts Deco '09
Decorating for Profit
Importing Session Deco '09
Precious Metal Refining Deco '09
Energy Management for Decorating Lehrs
Social Media Intro
Sourcing Products Overseas Deco '09
Successful Firing Deco '09
Product Selection Deco '09

Deco '09 Interviews (YouTube Videos)

Albert Piette
Vanasse Lehr

Bob Muckensturm
American Pennekamp & Techno5 USA

Mike Gervais
Geib Refining

Larry Adams
Tullis Russell

Marc & Danny Cuevas
Preciosa

Sylvie Strevey
Fylograf

Steve Pressuto
Sun Chemical

Jim Dunn and Sean Weir
Ferro

Craig Kubasta
Ikonics Imaging

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