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Mr. Andrew Schipke

Vice President Sales & Marketing,
W+D North America

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41 year highly successful leadership record as a "technical and market communicator" in sales and marketing management of large dollar, complex technologies in a multitude of printing and converting markets – paper, flexible packaging, corrugated, paperboard and various commercial printing and converting verticals. Broad and current technical and market knowledge of inkjet, flexography, offset, rotogravure, printed RFID, electron beam and UV and LED-UV print technologies.

Currently serving on the EMA Foundation Board of Trustees and as Vice Chairman of the EMA Management and Technology committe. Also, currently serving on the Association for Print Technolgies - Board of Directors.

USPS MTAC advisory member - Grow Mail Volume by Expanding Letter Mail.

FTA  (Flexo Technical Association) Excellence in Flexography Competitiion - print awards judge.  Named content contributor to the FTA FIRST publication (Flexo Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances).

Recipient of the first Flexo Technical Association (FTA) - Technical Innovation Award (1996). Awarded for the first computer controlled flexo ink delivery and doctor blade metering system with automated wash-up technology for commercial flexo printing presses.

Education

Miami University, Oxford, OH + University of Wisconsin

Professional Associations

EMA (Envelope Manufacturers Association)
2006 - Present

FTA (Flexo Technical Association)
1985 - Present

Job History

W+D North America Inc. (Winkler+Dunnebier GmbH)
Vice-President Sales and Marketing
August 2006 - present