Editions   North America | Europe | Magazine


Heidelberg Presents Free Educational Seminars at Graph EXPO 2002

Press release from the issuing company

Print Media Academy Hosts Industry Experts to Share Ideas and Innovations KENNESAW, Ga., Sept. 24, 2002 – Heidelberg’s Print Media Academy will host 15 free industry seminars led by highly respected industry leaders at the Graph EXPO show, Oct. 6-9 in Chicago. The seminars will provide practical advice and information that printers can immediately use to help bolster their business operations. Topics range from business development and profitability strategies to step-by-step workshops on processes such as creating PDF workflow files. "We think it’s important to bring in experts that truly understand our customers’ business and present information that can lead to tangible benefits to their business profitability and productivity," said Larry Kroll, vice president of the Heidelberg North American Print Media Academy. "This year’s workshops will be conducted by an impressive group of educators, association leaders and print industry business operators." Speakers include leaders from the National Association for Printing Leadership, Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF), Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and Ferris State University among other industry educators and professionals. "Education has been a cornerstone of Heidelberg’s industry outreach for decades," Kroll continued. "These interactive workshops provide our customers and colleagues the opportunity to attend focused sessions where all content is relevant and useful. We are proud to have the resources and strong industry relationships to enable these sessions." The free hour-long workshops will be held daily beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Heidelberg Print Media Academy Pavilion in booth #1000. While registration is not necessary, Heidelberg recommends attendees arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the workshop start time to ensure seating. A complete listing of workshop times and presenters is available at www.heidelbergusa.com or by calling 770-419-6573. About Heidelberg Heidelberg, the world's largest print media solutions provider, is headquartered in Heidelberg, Germany and employs approximately 26,000 people around the world. With over 400,000 presses installed at more than 240,000 customer sites worldwide, Heidelberg offers the printing industry's largest sales and support network, supporting an installed base of print media technologies in 170 countries. Today, Heidelberg is the only company in the industry that serves as a single source for both digital and offset printing solutions for its customers. Heidelberg develops and manufactures software, electronic prepress equipment, sheetfed, web and digital presses, as well as finishing solutions. The corporation's Digital Print Solution Center in Rochester, N.Y. designs and manufactures high-performance digital printing systems, workflow software for managing prepress and printing applications, and high-quality scanners. NexPress Solutions LLC, a Heidelberg-Kodak joint venture company, markets the Digimaster product family manufactured by Heidelberg's Digital Solution Center. The company operates 18 sites worldwide and 250 sales offices, making it by far the largest sales and service network in the industry. For more information, visit our Website at www.heidelbergusa.com or call 1-888-472-9655.