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Digital Print for Packaging 2013 is open for abstracts

Digital Print for Packaging 2013 is open for abstracts
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Smithers Pira logoSmithers Pira announced the 2nd annual U.S. version of Digital Print for Packaging 2013, which will take place Wednesday, June 5 - Thursday, June 6 in Atlanta, GA.


"The word that we heard from 2012 attendees was ‘finally a U.S. event for the digital print community.' Finally, there is to come together to focus on the packaging industry and discuss market trends and how organizations can capitalize on this technology," says Barbara Fowler, conference director at Smithers Pira. "There will be many opportunities for brand owners, printing equipment suppliers and printing technologies developers to seize upon in coming years. Digital Print for Packaging 2013 will provide the necessary introduction and technical information, plus valuable networking with both the print and packaging industries."


The 2013 program will be shaped by an Advisory Board comprised of key industry players Tom Cooper, Process Development Group/R&D Manager Digital Printing, RockTenn Merchandising Displays; Andy Dwivedi, Director of Marketing - North America, Xeikon; Kevin Karstedt, CEO, Karstedt Partners, LLC and Eli Israeli, Strategic Marketing, HP Scitex Industrial Presses.


The advisory board will be reviewing abstracts for Digital Print for Packaging 2013 and are searching for industry experts who can provide an engaging, knowledgeable and exciting presentation on one of the following topics:
• Market trends and technology
• How to work with customers to integrate digital
• Perspectives from brand owners using digital print for packaging
• Standards for digital technology
• Dynamics of color with digital print
• Color challenges and integration
• Global workflow
• Opportunities and hurdles: transitioning from traditional to new


To submit an abstract, please send your name, title, organization, presentation summary and biography to Barbara Fowler at [email protected] no later than Friday, January 18th.


Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available. For more information on Digital Print for Packaging 2013, visit the event website.


About Smithers Pira

Smithers Pira is the worldwide authority on packaging, paper and print industry supply chains. Established in 1930, the company provides strategic and technical consulting, testing, intelligence and events to help clients gain market insights, identify opportunities, evaluate product performance and manage compliance. For more information, visit

Smithers Pira contact: Danielle Marks, 207-781-9637


Source: Smithers Pira




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