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Xeikon Café Event in Toronto to Focus on Keys to Success in Digital Printing

June 4, 2014
ITASCA, IL—June 4, 2014—Xeikon NV, an innovator in digital color printing technology, today announced another event in its series of signature Xeikon Café events, an informal knowledge exchange and educational platform covering different aspects of digital print production, and the paths to success in today's market.

The event will take place on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Ryerson University's School of Graphic Communications Management in Toronto, Ontario. The event will mark the third Xeikon Café in Canada after the highly-successful Xeikon Café Toronto in 2013 and Xeikon Café Montréal held earlier this year. Representatives from Canflexographics, Xeikon's channel partner in the Canadian market, will also be present at the event.

Ryerson University's School of Graphic Communications Management was chosen as the site for the Xeikon Café because of its important role in training the next leaders in the industry. The Graphic Communications Management program focuses on turning out professional managers who have business knowledge combined with an understanding of graphic technology.

"We're pleased to be the site for the Xeikon Café's return to Toronto," said Ian Baitz, chair of Ryerson University's School of Graphic Communications Management. "Plenty is changing in the world of printing and there are many challenges, but the need for digital printing continues to grow. Events like this are a powerful way for people in the industry to share ideas and experience and we're glad to be a part of it."

The event agenda will include an insightful presentation from InfoTrends, a leading worldwide analyst firm, on digital applications and services that command premium prices and yield the most attractive profit margins. Additionally, the owners of a few leading digital printing companies who built very successful businesses from the ground up will share their real-world experiences. Included in their presentations will be creative samples that will spark ideas for new applications.

A continental breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m., and the presentations will begin at 9:30 a.m. Luncheon will be served at the conclusion of the program to provide networking opportunities for attendees.

As seating space at the event is limited, please contact Larry Vogel at larry@analystadvisors.com or (416) 907-0889 to reserve your space at the earliest. Attendance at the event is completely free of charge for printing companies.

About Xeikon

Xeikon is an innovator in digital printing technology. The company designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital color presses for labels and packaging applications, document printing, as well as commercial printing. These presses utilize LED-array-based dry toner electrophotography, open workflow software and application-specific toners.

As an OEM supplier, Xeikon designs and produces platemakers for newspaper offset printing applications.

Xeikon also manufactures basysPrint computer-to-plate (CtP) solutions for the commercial printing market. These proven CtP systems combine the latest exposure techniques with cost-efficient UV plate technology, high imaging quality and flexibility.

For the flexographic market, Xeikon offers digital platemaking systems under the ThermoFlexX brand name. ThermoFlexX systems provide high resolution plate exposure including screening, color management, as well as workflow management.

All the Xeikon solutions are designed with the overarching principles of profitability, quality, flexibility and sustainability in mind. With these guiding principles and a deep, intimate knowledge of its customers, Xeikon continues to be one of the industry's leading innovators of products and solutions.

Source: Xeikon.


 

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