NPES Sponsors Packaging Conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Presentations to Include Global Overview, Trends in Printed Packaging,
and Deep Dive into Brazilian Marketplace

Reston, VA—NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies will sponsor a timely conference to explore the "Global Opportunities in Packaging" on April 6, 2017, in São Paulo, Brazil. Following the past successes of NPES educational programs conducted in Brazil, India, and Indonesia, print leaders focused on the Brazilian marketplace will convene for the program to be conducted with ANconsulting and APS Feiras & Eventos.

The recently released NPES study, "Worldwide Market for Print 2.0: Global Opportunities in Packaging," produced by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), will provide the backdrop of essential information for the opening presentation led by Hamilton Costa, NPES Latin America Director and President of ANconsulting.

Next up, a lively panel discussion moderated by Bruno Cialone, President, Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia Gráfica (ABTG) and welcoming company panelists: Congraf, PTC and Art Print, will delve into the future of printed packaging with a current outlook and timely insights on the highly competitive and rapidly changing Brazilian marketplace.

Rounding out the program, Gisela Schulzinger, President, ABRE-The Brazilian Packaging Technology group, will illustrate her presentation topic, "New Times Require New Attitudes," with actual case studies from global vendors.

More than 100 industry leaders are expected to participate in the conference to be held from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Senai Barueri José Mindlin School.

The conference is supported also by the Brazilian Flexographic Technical Association (ABFLEXO), Brazilian Association of Industrial Graphics in São Paulo (ABIGRAF-SP), Association of Manufacturers and Agents for Equipment and Supplies for the Brazilian Graphic Industry (AFEIGRAF), Printing Technology Brazilian Association (ABTG), SENAI School, EXPOPRINT Latin America 2018, EXPOPRINT DIGITAL and CONVER EXPO Latin America.

For more information about the "Global Opportunities in Packaging" conference, in the U.S.: contact NPES Senior Director Global Programs Pernilla Jonsson, at phone: 703/264-7200 or e-mail: pjonsson@npes.org. In Brazil: contact NPES Latin America Director Hamilton Costa, at e-mail: hterni@anconsulting.com.br. To register for the conference visit: http://www.apsfeiras.com.br/embalagem/

About NPES
NPES is a U.S. trade association representing more than 650 companies that manufacture and distribute equipment, software and supplies used across the workflow of printing, publishing and converting processes. NPES is a co-sponsor of the global PRINT exhibition, and GRAPH EXPO—the most comprehensive exhibition in the Americas of inkjet, digital, offset, flexo, gravure and hybrid technologies, products, and services for the commercial, transactional, converting and package printing, publishing, mailing, in-plant, photo imaging, marketing and industrial printing industries. For complete information about the Association, its programs, and its member companies, visit:www.npes.org or phone: 703/264-7200.

Source: NPES