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Setup Reduction for Printers: A Practical Guide to Reducing Makeready Time in Print Manufacturing Paperback – September 9, 2011

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Malcolm G. Keif is a professor at California Polytechnic State University specializing in flexography, quality management, Lean thinking, printed electronics, and cost estimating. He has worked in the printing and packaging industry for more than twenty years. He is the author of four books focused on print media. Kevin Cooper has worked in printing and manufacturing for twenty years, managing plants internationally. He is a professor of graphic communication at California Polytechnic State University and actively presents and consults with printers on Lean management methods. He is the author of three books.

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Malcolm G. Keif has been a student of printing for more than 30 years. He is a Professor and researcher in the Graphic Communication Department at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, Calif. Cal Poly is recognized among the leading Universities for print and packaging. Malcolm oversees instruction in Flexographic plating and press operations at Cal Poly, as well as teaches Quality Management, Printed Electronics, Cost Estimating, Packaging Workflow and Lean Management. He also serves as the Graduate Coordinator for the Printed Electronics and Functional Imaging Master's degree at Cal Poly.

Malcolm is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and contributor to numerous industry publications. He is the author of several books including: Setup Reduction for Printers, Lean Printing: Pathway to Success, and Designer's Postpress Companion. Malcolm received his Ph.D. in 1995 from University of Missouri. In 2004, Malcolm was selected as the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation's Educator of the Year.

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