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Latest Events News

Renowned graphic designer Aaron Draplin, Owner and Founder of Draplin Design Company, will present two sessions at the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) THREADX 2019 conference (San Diego, February 17–19). Draplin is known in the garment decoration and graphic arts industries for the unique designs, logos and ideas that he has illustrated for worldwide brands including Target, Patagonia and Wired.

Zanders will be presenting its very latest proprietary product at FachPack 2018, a natural barrier paper called Zanbarrier NGR. Due to a special manufacturing process, the use of fluorocarbon or other chemicals is completely unnecessary to ensure its function as a barrier. Zanders will also be showcasing its versatile range of label paper and cartonboard, including the highgloss qualities of the Chromolux premium brand, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. Visitors to FachPack are invited to toast the anniversary with Zanders in Hall 8 at Stand 8-506.

Diageo, M&S, Lush and Carlsberg are just some of the major names already on board as part of Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London’s free-to-attend seminar programme. The expert sessions, packed with real life stories, advice and innovative ideas, will offer packaging professionals insights into the latest developments, technologies and research when the show returns to London Olympia on 12-13 September 2018.

Visitors wanting to explore the latest in print innovation are being encouraged to utilise the expert advice from Antalis through its ‘Challenge Antalis’ initiative at this year’s The Print Show 2018.

IMI Europe announces the invited speaker and panel session programme for its strategic Digital Printing Conference event. The event will be held at the Novotel Barcelona City Hotel, Barcelona, Spain on 19-20 September 2018, with supporting events on 17-18 September including Market Reports Live sessions on Digital Textiles and Digital Packaging and the world famous Inkjet Academy.

IMI President Al Keene says, “We are pleased to announce Siegwerk as a Sponsor and speaker for the IMI Inkjet Age of Materials Conference 2018 on September 5-6, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Chicago – Lombard/Oak Brook in Lombard Illinois, USA.

Flint Group is looking forward to exhibiting at Labelexpo Americas, scheduled for 25 to 27 September in Chicago. Flint Group will be located in Hall A, Stand 728 at the show. According to Flint Group CEO Antoine Fady, “Labelexpo is the hotspot for the label industry and a cornerstone event for us. At the Americas show, the combined Flint Group divisions will be showcasing our broadest ever portfolio of innovation solutions for the label industry. Visitors to our booth will discover how the “Flint Group Label Factory” offers an unmatched product and services portfolio that covers all steps of the value chain for label printing and addresses most industry needs. Our highly expert teams will provide updates and insight on everything from prepress and pre-production, to digital and conventional print and embellishments, converting and delivery.”

Winners of the 2018 Print Futures Awards for people aged 18 to 30 years were presented with their Awards at an event at the House of Lords on 26 July kindly hosted by Lord Black of Brentwood, Deputy Chairman of the Telegraph Media Group and President Emeritus of The Printing Charity.

Experts from Diageo, Design Bridge, Free the Birds, Hello Day and GSK are just some of the major packaging influencers, designers and international brands taking part in the Pentawards Conference at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2018.

FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced that CEO Catherine Monson will be the keynote speaker at the Franchise Association of New Zealand's 2018 National Franchise Conference on Aug. 10 at the Wairakei Resort Taupo. Catherine will share insights gained during her more than 30 years of experience with some of the top business-to-business franchise brands.

The challenges facing label converters today center around producing high volumes of short run jobs with quicker deadlines and better quality. This situation can easily be handled with optimized workflows that link all supply chain partners.

The pavilion of ESMA, the European Specialist Printing Manufacturers Association, is the place-to-be for all interested in the latest solutions for glass decoration at glasstec, 23-26 October 2018 at Messe Düsseldorf. ESMA members present screen, digital and pad technologies for flat and hollow objects, in applications ranging from packaging, through to architectural, automotive and appliance glass. Surrounded by printing systems, vision inspection devices, coatings, inks and other consumables, the visitors to ESMA booth in hall 12 D45 can also take advantage of expert advice. Free vouchers for the exhibition are offered by the GlassPrint conference co-organised by ESMA and “Glass Worldwide” in 2019.

Labelexpo Global Series has confirmed the thirteen leading industry hardware, software and materials suppliers taking part in the ground-breaking Automation Arena at this year’s Labelexpo Americas – a brand new feature which has never been seen before at a trade show in the Americas. In addition, the automated shrink sleeve production element is a world first at a trade show.

Mactac is proud to announce the Mactac Creative Awards laureates for 2018.

Sign & Digital UK, the leading trade exhibition for the visual communications sector, today announced the launch of its 2019 show website and striking new design that reflects the power of face-to- face marketing in building business and the innovative and creative nature of the sign & display industries.

As of July 17, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) reports 559 companies have signed on to exhibit at the 2018 SGIA Expo (October 18–20, Las Vegas Convention Center). Filling an exposition hall the size of 10 football fields, exhibitors will inspire attendees as they showcase a wide range of the latest printing offerings and services, from inks and thermal ribbons to digital printers and environmental control equipment.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is hosting a Garment Decorators Luncheon at the 2018 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 18–20). The luncheon will be held on Friday, October 19, 12:00–1:30 pm.

Solimar Systems, Inc., an innovative global solutions provider empowering critical communications through multi-channel document communications solutions for print, web and mobile delivery announced today that they are participating again as a Gold Level Sponsor at the 2018 thINK Conference. The highly successful conference of Canon Solutions America Production Print inkjet customers is being held Sept. 5-7, 2018 in Boca Raton, Fla.

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