Landisville, Pa. – GE Richards and Eastman Kodak are participating in the Letterpress technical break out sessions and the reception event at IMDA this week in Chicago.
The objective of the IMDA is to foster and encourage improvements and technological advances in the art of metal decorating. Consumer-trends are driving metal packaging demand. Increasingly busy lifestyles of modern consumers and rapidly aging societies are magnifying the demand for convenient and long-lasting food packaging. This high growth packaging sector has been determined by Visiongain to be a growing global 2013 metal packaging market of US$102bn (Global Metal Packaging Market 2013-2023, Press Release: Reportlinker – Mon, Mar 25, 2013)
During IMDA, Dr. John Anderson, US&C Packaging Segment Sales & Product Marketing Director, Eastman Kodak Company , will overview: “Plate Technologies and Opportunities for Dry Offset Printing” and will discuss product design of PVA water wash plates as used in the 2 piece can printing market. Dr. Anderson will address the analog and digital imaging environments as well as Kodak’s unique NX , LAMS and DLE technologies.
Last year participants numbered over 100 organizations that included ; Crown Cork & Seal, Rexam PLC and Ball Corporation. We look forward to a healthy exchange of views on technology and industry trends with these and many other organizations in 2013.
Both Mr. Richard Snyder, Packaging Manger and Mr. Vytas Barsauskas, Market Development Manager of GE Richards will be supporting Dr Anderson in his presentation.
“GE Richards brings value to printers by bundling high value and superior performance Kodak letterpress printing plates with workflow, digital proofing, offset blankets, inks and a broad range of product portfolio materials supported by an experienced team of more than 50 GE Richards field sales staff in 8 fulfillment locations.” said Vytas Barsauskas, GE Richards.