Esko announces Prepress Innovation Tour ‘17

Ghent (Belgium), 17 March 2017 – Experiencing customer proximity and strengthening understanding of the future of packaging prepress is critical to product development strategy. Building on its successful tour across the German-speaking European markets, where this type of customer intimacy was achieved, Esko ( is planning to extend road show programme with its Prepress Innovation Tour’ 17. The road show is set to tour different European locations, including FranceItalyEngland and Netherlands from March 28 to May 18. In addition, there are plans to take it to America.

During October 2016, more than 200 ArtPro users were able to witness the performance of the newly configured packaging prepress editor at five roadshow events held in Vienna, Zurich, Stuttgart, Hamburg and Düsseldorf.

The concept of combining software demonstrations, automation workshops and presentations about the future of packaging prepress from Esko’s perspective has proven to be a winning combination giving users and a sense of being on the right path in their own packaging prepress strategies and build confidence in their ongoing relationship with Esko. Some quotes from participants in these sessions include: “really promising”; “much more advanced than we’d expected”; “the many new ArtPro+ functionalities are indispensable”; “Esko has outsmarted the competition” and “Esko has been and will be the vital partner you can trust in this field.”

“This is a great way for Esko to present its latest software innovations,” states Niels Stenfeldt, Esko’s EMEA vice president. “We can dive much deeper into the software to help customers ensure they get the most business benefit out of their prepress solutions. We can also show them how other solutions can enable them to transform their production processes.”

Choose your venue

For your nearest event please review this full list of locations and dates:

28/03 Netherlands,Breda Van der Valk hotel Breda 
19/04 Italy,Milan Hotel NH Linate Airport
20/04 Italy, Salerno Hotel Towers Sorrento
25/04 UK, Leeds Village Hotel Leeds South
26/04 UK, Birmingham Hilton Birmingham Metropole
16/05 France, Dijon Novotel Dijon Sud
17/05 France, Limoges Novotel Limoges
18/05 France, Paris Novotel Marne-la-Vallée

About Esko (

Packaging Simplified. Esko helps its customers to make the best packaging for billions of consumers.

The Esko product portfolio supports and manages the packaging and print processes for brand owners, retailers, designers, premedia and trade shops, packaging manufacturers, and converters. For 9 out of 10 retail packages, Esko solutions are used in packaging management, asset management, artwork creation, structural design, prepress, 3D visualization, flexo plate making, workflow automation, quality assurance, sample-making, palletization, supply chain collaboration and/or the production of signage and displays.

The Esko solutions consist of an extensive suite of software and two hardware product lines: CDI flexo computer-to-plate imagers and Kongsberg digital cutting systems, complemented with professional services, training and consultancy.

Enfocus, with its suite of automation solutions and PDF quality control tools for printers, publishers, and graphic designers, is an Esko subsidiary. MediaBeacon, with its digital asset management (DAM) solutions is also part of the Esko family.

Esko employs about 1,500 people worldwide. Headquartered in Gent (Belgium), its sales and service organization is in daily contact with customers all over the globe.

Esko is a Danaher company (

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