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MR FRED R HAMA

IMC INC.

2158 E STONE CANYON CIRCLE
ST GEORGE UT, 84790
US

Short Description:
IMC Inc. provides expert witness services for Commercial Printing with emphasis toward: chlorinated solvents, PCE, TCE,in water,soil. Represented Envision for City of Lodi, CA vs. M & P Investments.
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EXPERTISE:

· Extensive experience in standardization and training for procedural process optimization.
· Creative Editor with technical ability to reorganize text to achieve intended meaning. Proven ability to communicate clearly
and ability to edit and create the printed process. Strong analytical skills in researching topics and processes utilizing the internet/web search engines.
· Decisive Manager with extensive experience in gathering requirements and translating needs into efficient business solutions
· Skilled facilitator and consensus builder with excellent analytical and communication skills. Outstanding presentation skills
· Proven ability to effectively manage self-directed projects and participate in team directed activities.
· Developed and implemented TQM, TPM, Team Building and Statistical Process Control Programs.
· Managed Income Improvement processes with positive financial outcomes paving the way to be the lowest cost producer in
the offset printing industry.
· Managed installations of press equipment, start-up and training programs in South America, Mexico and the United States.
· Developed extensive contact with in-house sales staff and external base to provide expertise for equipment compatibility to
achieve customer expectations.
· Twenty three years experience with Web Offset printing applications ranging from Plant Superintendent, Production Manager
· and QA/Technical Services Manager
· Experienced in developing marketing strategies, proven track record in market development and account growth.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Consulting/Research, Editing and Publishing Services:
· Researched, authored and edited 6000 entry technical glossary for the apparel industry. On-line product has been translated
and produced in five languages.
· Authored and edited monthly newsletter. Proven ability to create and interface graphics and charts with written text.
· Production of technical procedures and training manuals. Ability to use and create templates and standards.
· Researched HIPAA Regulations and EDI standards.

Consulting Graphic Arts/Technical Services/Business Solutions:
· Responsible for a Quality Training Program based on TQM-SPC for management, production and administrative personnel.
· Performed Process Capability Studies to measure equipment specifications and capabilities to graphically depict process flows.
· Updated Procedure Manuals to comply with time saving equipment modifications.
· Revised equipment specifications from analysis of SPC measurement and process capability tests.
· Developed flexible, multi-user asset management system to manage company assets.
· Conducted equipment audits and provided input to modify equipment for diversified job mix.
-Researched new technology from suppliers and benchmarked competitors.
-Facilitated team project, which improved, set up time by 25%. Savings to the plant were estimated at $30 thousand per
month in reduced make-ready costs.
· Implemented a paper reporting system to identify paper quality issues. This system was adopted as corporate reporting standard.
-Responsible for claims management program with paper manufacturers producing average annual plant revenue of $100K.
· Implemented an aggressive FY96-97 Income Improvement Program which exceeded the outstanding
goal by 20%. This produced a 1.2 million savings to plant over prior year.

Commercial Printing/Manufacturing/Technical Services/Project Management:
· Expert Witness for Envision Law Group representing the printing industry and the City of Lodi.
· Resolved chemistry incompatibilities, register/pre-press issues and paper printability issues for the net result of
Improved paper waste and plate reduction for an 8% income improvement.
· Extensive experience with Web Offset Presses including Harris, Heidelberg, Goss, and ManRoland.
· Responsible for auditing and installation of all equipment coming into the plant
-Coordinated scheduled machinery installations with Corporate Engineers to ensure smooth start-ups.
-Optimized maintenance program for mechanical and electrical solutions.
-Responsible for TPM Program to reduce downtime for company at the established corporation goal of 10%.
· Responsible for production scheduling for 26 commercial press units and 14 insert-type press units.
-Managed and scheduled 115 employees.
· Established measurement goals associated with reducing labor, waste, downtime, ink, web breaks
and repair and maintenance costs. These factors produced an increase in net speeds from 30,000 to 38,000
impressions per hour and a reduction of the pressroom labor force by 20% producing an annual income improvement
of $200,000.


Experience/Knowledge of Software Programs:
· Harvard Graphics, Freelance Graphics
· Adobe PhotoShop, Frame Maker, Textbridge Pro,
· ISO 9000 Software, Goal/OPC SPC Measurement,
· Kensington TQM, Quality Audits
· SQPack (SPC), Print Start (Xrite) Ink Density Program
· CAMS - SQL (Inventory Software)
· Microsoft Office, Visio

Awards:
During tenure as Technical Manager, Pittsburg Plant of ACG was awarded six consecutive "GOLD INK AWARDS"
for quality offset printing from 1991 to 1997.

Certifications:
ASIS International – CPP
Disaster Recovery International (DRI) - CBCP

Affiliations:
Printing Industries of America (PIA), Printing Industries of Northern California (PINC)
International Association of Printing House Craftsmen (IAPHC)


WORK EXPERIENCE:


1999 to present Information Management, Inc. Benicia, California
Graphic Arts - Editor and Researcher
Consultant - Technical Services
Printing Industry Consultant
Expert Witness

1997 to 1999 RotaDyne Roller Group Hayward, California
Sales Representative

1989 to 1997 American Color Graphics (formerly Sullivan Graphics) Pittsburg, California
Quality Assurance and Technical Services Manager

1987 to 1989 S&G Press Hayward, California
Plant Manager

1985 to 1987 Nevada Web Graphics Sparks, Nevada
Plant Manager

1981 to 1985 Greater Buffalo Press Pittsburg, California
Quality Assurance and Technical Services Manager

1975 to 1981 Web Craft Los Angeles, California
International Project Manager

Education:

B.A. in History Sonoma State College Rohnert Park, California
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