Label Summit Latin America To Debut Live Technology Demonstrations
Label Summit Latin America opens up in Sao Paulo, Brazil May 17-18, 2011 at the Hotel Transamerica with a new format that will see live machinery demonstrations take place for the very first time.
Visitors to the two-day conference and table-top exhibition, the fourth edition of the summit in Brazil, will be treated to live demonstrations of advanced printing and converting equipment in the exhibition hall. The event’s conference program will host leading converters, suppliers and associations from throughout Latin America, as well as Europe and the USA.
The first day of the event will be opened with an overview of current label trends in Brazil and the wider global industry. Technical sessions dedicated to labeling materials, inks and workflow will bring together panels of leading industry suppliers, while a further session will discuss security and brand protection.
A business management stream will see presentations on partnerships and knowledge sharing in the global industry followed by improving efficiency and reducing waste. A technology stream will cover intelligent and interactive labels and digital printing.
Day two opens with a panel of brand owners discussing end-user requirements, followed by a session dedicated to environmental sustainability. A panel session will then bring together a selection of leading converters from throughout Latin America and Europe, who will discuss management and investment strategies.
The business management stream will focus on opportunities in the growing market of flexible packaging, while the technology stream will take an in-depth look at management information systems (MIS). The day will end with a panel session made up of editors from the industry’s trade press, reviewing key technology developments and offering a preview of Labelexpo Europe 2011.
A number of leading associations have confirmed their participation in the summit’s conference program, including Abiea (Brazil), Conlatingraf (Latin America) and Finat (Europe). Brazilian label converters Baumgarten, Mack Color and Novelprint and Peru-based Kuresa are also among those taking part, as well as Spanish converter Germark. Brazilian consultancy Asterisco will be present, while the event’s technical sessions will count on the participation of leading industry suppliers for each technology area, including Agfa, Ahlstrom, AVT, Colacril, EFI, EFI Radius, EskoArtwork, HP Indigo, Kodak, Martin Automatic, Nilpeter, Ritrama, Tailored Solutions, UPM Raflatac and Xeikon.