print production manager
Alfa Laval is today a world leader within the key technology areas of heat transfer, separation, and fluid handling. Our company was founded on a single brilliant invention and innovation remains at the heart of everything we do. There are around 16000 employees worldwide – in the Print Center, there are 3.
I Manage an In-Plant print center where we do manuals, product leaflets, roll-ups, etc.
Where are you located?
How many people work in the business?
What does your company do?
We prepare and print manuals in perfect binder form, as well as almost all assorted print jobs that our equipment can handle.
What’s your company USP?
We never say no to a job but takes on partners to be able to do it if necessary. We constantly try to integrate new ideas, products, and solutions.
What equipment do you run?
Konica Minolta C3080, Canon C800, HP Designjet Z9, Canon 8400 and assorted minor machines for print on mugs, t-shirts and such.
What’s been your proudest achievement?
Starting the Print Center up from nothing.
What is going to be your biggest challenge in the future?
To get new customers as we are an in-plant print center.
What really annoys you in business?
When the organizations do not follow-up on an issue on the equipment.
Who in the world would you most like to spend a day with?
Besides the obvious answer such as my kids and wife, the answer would be one of my favorites authors, John Connolly, Stephen King, Warren Ellis, all men where the ideas are without end.
If you weren’t in print what would you be doing now?
I’d love to own a comic or bookstore.
What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Just do it! That’s the only way to learn.
What’s your favourite pastime outside of work?
Reading, family time and Cross gym training.
What is the most valuable thing your Prokom membership could do for you and your business?
Inspire me and networking.
Have you got a message for other Prokom members?
Let’s be active and help each other in the forum, it’s the only way this is going to work.