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Agfa Graphics Platinum sponsors SGIA Expo 2010

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Press release from the issuing company

Ridgefield Park, NJ - Agfa Graphics announced today that the company is a Platinum Sponsor of the 2010 SGIA Expo.  Agfa has backed the annual event in recent years but increased its 2010 contribution to further expand the support of educational, research and business needs of users of digital technology. The 2010 SGIA Expo is being held at the Las Vegas Convention Center October 13th-15th.
According to Michael Robertson, SGIA's president & CEO, "SGIA is very pleased to have Agfa as a Platinum Sponsor of the leading specialty graphics exposition in the Americas. Agfa is a proven leader in the printing and graphics industries. The SGIA Expo is the point of convergence for numerous printing sectors employing wide format imaging technologies. Agfa's sponsorship underscores the importance of the exposition to the graphics community."
Today Agfa's diverse collection of inkjet systems addresses the business needs of a diverse array of users within the marketplace.  This includes the popular entry-level :Anapurna M UV inkjet systems which are designed to produce photo-quality output for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor applications. As well as Agfa's newly-added :Jeti large-format inkjet systems, perfect for high production shops that produce everything from traditional signage to vehicle wraps, billboards and more. The :Dotrix Modular is a digital web press with a printing width of 24.8 inches; it produces short to medium run flexible and folding carton packaging, plus POP applications on a variety of substrates. Lastly, Agfa's :M-Press TIGER, a high-speed, flatbed industrial inkjet press (co-developed with Thieme) capable of producing large-format screen printing output of almost any run-length, with greater cost efficiency. SGIA 2010 Expo attendees will also be the first to see Agfa's newest inkjet solutions.

"SGIA is a highly-valued partner and we see the annual SGIA Expo as a 'can't miss' event. It enables Agfa to showcase the expanded portfolio of inkjet solutions that are helping SGIA Expo attendees and the printing industry community to grow their businesses.  The SGIA Expo also provides a channel for us to connect with customers and prospects as they look for ways to address their business concerns.  But SGIA is much more than the annual expo; SGIA is truly a valued Agfa partner.  Agfa and the industry at large, have come to rely on their expertise, deep understanding of the industry and the myriad of useful resources the organization provides," said Deborah Hutcheson Director of Marketing, Agfa Graphics North America.




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