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Leading industry organisations support GlassPrint 2009

Post Time:Mar 27,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:398

In recognition of its importance on the global glass event calendar, four leading industry organisations have announced their sponsorship of GlassPrint 2009 – the leading event in Europe for the decoration of glass.

The DGG, glassglobal.com, SGCDpro and the SGIA will be sponsoring the two-day conference and exhibition that will be held in Germany from 25-26 November 2009. The event will present anyone involved with the decoration of glass with the latest trends and developments for the decoration of both container and flat glass.

GlassPrint 2009 sponsors

"The DGG is very pleased to sponsor the GlassPrint 2009 conference and exhibition in Darmstadt because it provides German and international glassmakers and decorators with the latest technological developments in this important sector. We look forward to also welcoming international visitors to Germany." Dr Ulrich Roger, Management, Deutsche Glastechnische Gesellschaft

"As the industry´s outstanding website, glassglobal.com is proud to sponsor GlassPrint 2009. It is a very important event staged in Germany but like glassglobal.com, its audience is wholly worldwide. Glass Worldwide is already our preferred journal and we are pleased to extend our relations with them and their co-organisers, ESMA, for the benefit of the users of glassglobal.com." André Ommer, General Manager, OGIS GmbH

“GlassPrint 2009’s importance in the European community of glassmakers and glass decorators makes it a perfect event for SGIA sponsorship. We are very excited to support this event and to extend our complete co-operation to ESMA and Chameleon Business Media.” Sondra Fry Benoudiz, Vice President, Membership & Business Development, SGIA

"Because of the synergy between the SGCDpro Deco events in America and GlassPrint in Europe, we are very pleased to sponsor the GlassPrint 2009 event. We are also very proud of our relationship with Glass Worldwide, the organisers." Myra Warne, Society of Glass and Ceramic Decorating Products (SGCDpro)

GlassPrint 2009 will expand upon the highly successful 2007 event and will move to the spacious and easily accessible Maritim Konferenz hotel in Darmstadt (near Frankfurt). Industry experts will present delegates with the latest advanced technologies for printing onto all types of glass, including:

· Keynote address
· New directions in heavy metal-free inks
· Innovation in digital printing
· Advanced machinery technology
· Efficient pre-press technology
· Group discussions.

The event will once again be accompanied by an exhibition of specialist suppliers of equipment, consumables, technology and services who will display the latest developments in inks, pre-press technology, printing equipment and supplies.

GlassPrint 2009 follows on from the 2007 event, which was deemed an outstanding success by the international audience of 170 glassmakers, glass decorators and leading suppliers. Delegates travelled from over 20 different countries including long distance destinations such as Belarus, Colombia, Israel, Korea, Peru, Philippines, South Africa and the USA.

Feedback from GlassPrint 2007

Visitor and exhibitor feedback from GlassPrint 2007 indicated that:

· 96% of delegates and 100% of exhibitors thought the standard of the conference programme was good.
· 96% of delegates said the content of the presentations would be useful to their business.
· 100% of delegates and 100% of exhibitors said meetings in the table-top exhibition area will be useful to their business.
· 100% of exhibitors said that the quantity and quality of visitors to their stand was good.

A selection of delegates commented:

“Subjects covered were of much interest for me and we’re going to update our processes in Schott Colombia.” Schott Envases Farmacéuticos (Columbia)

“A well planned and organised conference; I was able to meet various key people and suppliers in areas that can assist my company in moving forward in the future.” Phil Hall, Technical & Quality Officer, Ardagh Glass (UK)

“I believe that this event occupies an important place on the world in order to follow innovations and developments.” Ata Hakan Yavaslar, Business Development Engineer, Anadolu Cam Sanayii (Turkey)

“All the suppliers and customers of the glass printing area were at Glassprint 2007, which allows us to have a global overview of the latest developments.” Virginie Chevaldonnet, Chef de secteur R&D ´Nouveaux décors´, Saverglass (France)

“An important bi-annual event that every packaging professional interested in glass cannot afford to miss.” John F Schrurs, Director, Cape Decision (Belgium).

Special offer:
Register NOW for reduced rate and receive the 2007 presentations free of charge!

If you are a glass decorator or a manufacturer of any type of glass, attending GlassPrint 2009 will help you add considerably more value to your end product. For a limited time you can take advantage of a reduced ‘early bird’ delegate fee of only €395, including access to all presentations, exhibition displays, refreshments, lunch and dinner. ‘Early bird’ registrants also receive the full GlassPrint 2007 presentations free of charge. Register online now at

Exhibition space is limited, so if you are a supplier to the glass decorating sector and you haven’t already reserved your table-top area at GlassPrint, please call +44 1342 315032 to discuss availability.

GlassPrint is jointly organised by:

ESMA – an association of European manufacturers of machinery and consumables for the specialist printing industry, including screen, digital and pad processes.

Chameleon Business Media – publisher of Glass Worldwide and Specialist Printing, an ESMA and NASMA sponsored, technology-driven publication covering wide format digital and screen printing throughout the graphic, industrial and textile sectors.

Source: GlassPrint 2009Author: shangyi

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