Joseph Serell is the Vice President of Sun Plastech Inc., the manufacturer of ASACLEAN. Serell graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University in NJ, before graduating Summa Cum Laude at Air College of Language in Niigata, Japan. He entered the plastics industry thirteen years ago as the company’s Sales Manager. Joseph has authored numerous articles in industry publications & routinely hosts seminars on purging compounds.  Additionally, he regularly conducts extensive sales & technical training for staff, distributors, and clients. In addition to serving as Vice President, Serell also sits on the company’s Board of Directors.

Faster Changeovers and Simplified Startups: Purging as Preventative Maintenance

Wednesday, June 14th - 2:00pm to 2:45pm

The presentation begins with a quick review of why purging compounds are necessary, followed by specific tips and recommendations on how to maximize the benefits of a purging compound in plastics processing environments. Faster changeovers and downtime reduction associated with screw pulls and startups will be emphasized. An actual case study with an automotive molder using a preventative purging program will be featured to highlight the effectiveness of purging compound in reducing scrap rates, followed by cost saving analysis examples.