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MetalFX Sponsors Student Design Competition

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Press release from the issuing company

Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom; April 22 2008-MetalFX Technology-a Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation subsidiary-is sponsoring a design competition among North American students which will demonstrate the capabilities of metallic printing.  The competition, which is being administered by PIA/GATF, requires students to submit a graphic design demonstrating the power of metallic printing.  The winner of the competition will be awarded an all-expense paid trip to Graph Expo 2008 in Chicago, where the winning design will be exhibited in the PIA/GATF booth.  Designs must be submitted by July 31, 2008.
Announcing the donation, MetalFX Vice-President Americas Mark Geeves commented: "The MetalFX student design competition will ensure that students enter the workplace fully able to use the most powerful metallic printing software available.  To enable students to participate, MetalFX is donating its software to as many as 100 schools throughout North America.  The value of the donated software exceeds $500.000."
MetalFX, a recent Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation acquisition, is a universal process and spot metallic color system that allows millions of metallic colors to be printed, all by adding only the one base silver ink to the usual CMYK mix. Ciba Specialty brings more than 40 years of experience in color matching to the worldwide graphic arts, paints, plastics, fibers and ceramic industries.




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