FMN | April 3rd, 2017

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April 3, 2017

Vol. 19 No.7

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Uteco Hosts Open House by Greg Kishbaugh

Label Summit Speakers Unveiled Being held this May at Santiago’s Es- pacio Riesco in Chile, the Label Sum- mit Latin America 2017 will tackle key issues for the Chilean label and pack- age printing field including industry trends, new technologies, market chal- lenges and specific aspects of the wine labeling trade. The opening keynote presentation will be delivered by Ronaldo Mello and Ralph Olthoff of Avery Dennison Cor- poration. Titled The changing global and regional pressure-sensitive label industry , they will give delegates an in- sight into growth opportunities, macroeconomic trends impacting on the sector and an overview of the wine and spirit market. Opening Day Other sessions on the opening day include a detailed run down of local market trends for Chile and the South- ern Cone. Michel Sabelle, Vice Presi- dent of Asimpres and partner at Ártica Impresores, will give a sector break- down on labels, shrink sleeves, flexi- bles and folded cartons and evaluate

U teco held an Open House event at its North American headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia, welcoming 130 atten- dees. The event provided an opportunity for the company to run live demos of its Crystal 108 press.

Uteco’s Open House event allowed attendees to witness a demonstration of the company’s Crystal 108 press.

The Crystal 108 is designed for food packaging applications with an emphasis on reducing changeover times, material waste and energy consumption. The press was also designed for various flexible packaging needs when a high level of au- tomation is required. The press is equipped with Uteco’s Kiss & Go technology, a patented system that performs the optical scan of 100 percent of the printed web and automatically sets the optimal printing impressions.

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