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PrintCity Alliance partners with ABRO in Brazil

Press release from the issuing company

The PrintCity Alliance, a grouping of over 20 independent suppliers to the global printing & packaging industry, has announced a partnership with ABRO, the Associação Brasileira de Empresas com Rotativas Offset.

This cooperation was first communicated at an Expoprint news conference in São Paulo recently. PrintCity members Sun Chemical, manroland, UPM, Cofely and partner Dalim are hosting a web offset session on Technical Visions of the Future of Print during the August 18 Annual Conference of ABRO, the Association of Web Offset Printers in Brazil.

According to Eduardo Gândara Costa of Abril (President at ABRO), this new partnership offers Brazilian web offset printers unique access to latest process knowledge. He commented, "We are happy to connect ABRO's in depth knowledge in the web offset market in Brazil with the technical expertise from PrintCity Alliance Members. It will bring many benefits to Brazilian printers. For instance, we plan to translate many of the leading PrintCity reports into Portuguese and offer them to our members."

Tilson D. Casteluci, Commercial Director at ABRO confirmed, "This new co-operation helps us to bring international expertise and best practice knowledge to share with the Brazilian market. We are looking forward to more events and seminars with PrintCity members."

Rainer Kuhn, Managing Director of PrintCity concluded, "Our new partnership and co-operation with ABRO is an integral part of the initiative to bring PrintCity Alliance members' knowledge sharing to Brazil and other Latin American markets. More joint activities will follow in 2010 and the years to come."

PrintCity presentations will take place during a 120 minutes dedicated panel discussion session at the ABRO Annual Conference. A total audience of 260 is expected, with up to 100 people attending the PrintCity member presentations. ABRO members and others can register to attend the August 18 PrintCity member presentations using these details:

Abro event name:
Associação Brasileira de Empresas com Rotativas Offset (ABRO) 4th Annual Conference 2010
Technical Visions of the Future of Print

Date and Times:       
Wednesday August 18, from 08.00 – 18.00
PrintCity Web Offset session:14:30 – 16:30

Novotel Center Norte, São Paulo, Brazil