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Here we go!
a record number
up 280 booth spaces, INFO*FLEX 2015
is the No. 1 package printing event of
the year. With more space to cover
and more reps to speak to, this year’s
event has an extra hour of networking
allotted. Set in Nashville, TN, the latest
developments from all aspects of the
world of flexography will be on display.
Don’t forget those business cards!
April’s FLEXO also features article
format previews of two Forum 2015
presentations as appetizers for the four
day main course in May: “Taking Your
Flexo Pulse,” by Berry Plastics Corp.’s
Kenny Bell, and “Brand Protection
Solutions: Developing & Selling The
Value,” by The Label Printer’s Lori
APRIL 2015 VOLUME 40, NO. 4
10 Tags, Labels To Grow
A new report forecasts market demand for both packaging formats to rise 1.6 percent
annually through 2018.
12 Spreading Their Wings
A look at the winners in the annual Phoenix Challenge High School Competition.
TECHNOLOGIES & TECHNIQUES
18 Knocking Out Knock Offs
The world of counterfeits and diverted goods demands brand protection. Providing it can ensure a
continued partnership with a brand owner.
PLANTS & PROCESSES
24 Flexo Fit
Much like a heart rate, knowing your prepress pulse is crucial to identifying problems before they
28 Wide Web’s Standout Event Of The Year
Press manufacturers, digital solution providers, anilox roll specialists, ink/coating
makers, cleaning system marketers—reps from every essential aspect of the flexo printing process
will be on hand at INFO*FLEX 2015.
39 Official INFO*FLEX 2015 Exhibit Guide
A FLEXO exclusive, use this to navigate the biggest North American package printing
event of the year. An alphabetical list of the 220 INFO*FLEX exhibiting companies, who to talk to at
each booth and what they’ll be showing.
14, 122 Members & Maneuvers
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