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R&E Council Meeting Includes Tours of Appalachian State & Hickory Printing

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White Stone, VA, July 2002 -- The Fall 2002 Executive Committee meeting of the Research and Engineering Council of the Graphic Arts Industryto be held in Boone, North Carolina, on September 17 and 18offers those interested in the printing industry a unique opportunity. In addition to the customary presentations of the latest in printing technology at such meetings, attendees will receive tours of the Appalachian State University Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology facilities, and nearby Hickory Printing. Commenting on the meeting, R&E Council managing director Ronald L. Mihills said: "The R&E Council seeks not only to expose its members and the general industry to the latest technologies, but to ensure that the executives who guide the Council are familiar with the academic facilities which are training the printing industry leaders of the future. The forthcoming tour of the Appalachian State University facilities is especially important because of the role of the school in supporting the vibrant graphic arts industry in the southeastern United States." Those interested in attending should contact the Council at 804-436-9922 or via Email at [email protected] Information is also available on the Council website at www.recouncil.org. The Research & Engineering Council of the Graphic Arts Industry is dedicated to the education of printing industry personnel in the latest technologies and productivity improvement methods. The Council conducts seminars at which publishers, printers, educators, consultants and suppliers meet to share information and learn about leading edge technologies affecting the graphic arts industry. At three annual seminarsPressroom, Bindery, and Digital Smart Factorythe latest technologies are reviewed in the context of actual print production. The Council also holds technology breakfasts at key industry trade shows, and an annual meeting highlighting critical trends in the graphic arts industry. Information regarding membership and seminars is available from the Council at 804-436-9922, at [email protected], or at www.recouncil.org.