Graph Expo set for mid-September
Graph Expo is set to take place Sept. 13-16 at McCormick Place in Chicago. This year’s event will again feature the News Print Pavilion.
Among the newspaper suppliers that will be on hand are TKS (USA), Pressline Services Inc., manroland web systems Inc., Harland Simon, Dynaric Inc, DYC Supply Co. and ABB.
This year’s show will also see the debut of the Industrial Printing Pavilion. The pavilion will have live demonstrations of 3D printing options and will be sponsored by The Society for the Plastics Industry (SPI), Graphic Arts Show Co. (GASC), and CPP Expo. Inside the Industrial Printing Pavilion, the specialized Future Print show floor hub will allows attendees to explore new and emerging print technologies, including RFID, Printed Electronics, and 3D printing.
KBA North America will be holding its Graph Expo 2015 press conference on Monday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Press Briefing Room in Room S502a of McCormick Place South in Chicago. KBA Group president and CEO Claus Bolza-Schünemann will be on hand to provide an international perspective and speak about KBA’s presence at the upcoming drupa 2016 show.
Mark Hischar, president and CEO; Soren Larsen, senior vice president of sheetfed sales; and Eric Frank, vice president of marketing and product management, meantime, will update attendees on newspaper upgrades including new and unique advertising formats (UAF), KBA’s Service Select program, and will also provide an update on the RotaJet digital production press. Other scheduled newspaper-relative seminars and events include:
Sunday, Sept. 13 • Super Staffing: TechCreative Tactics to Gain Your Competitive Edge • Leap into LEAN: Simple Start-up Steps for Your Company • Keeping in Stride with the USPS • Offset and Digital Printing: A 2015 Update • Photoshop Wizardry for Prepress & Printing
Monday, Sept. 14 • Internet Savvy: Secrets to Super-Effective Sales Prospecting • Augmented Reality: Experiencing Print Through a Digital Lens • Value Added Techniques for Print that Performs • 50 “Ah-ha!” Marketing Innovations & Ideas • The Status and Future of the Printing Industry • Color You Productive: The HiFi/Extended Color Gamut Difference
Tuesday, Sept. 15 • Effective Warehouse & Inventory Management Tips for Success • Business Strategy Re-Boot: The 3 Essential Steps