Wednesday, February 1, 2017
11:00 a.m. Conference Registration
1:30 p.m. Opening Session - The Expanding Ink Jet Industry
New Designs in UV/LED Ink Jet Inks: Hybrid UV & Gel UV – Potential & Challenges
Dr. Ray A. Work, III, President, Work Associates, Inc., Lakewood Ranch, Florida
Nano-pigment Dispersions for Industrial Ink Jet Systems
Dr. Joseph E. Ward, Vice President Marketing, RJA Dispersions, Hudson, Wisconsin
- Monomers for Ink Properties
- Pigments for Durability, Transparency & Color Space
- Dispersion Evaluation for Stability, Viscosity & Filterability
Novel System Design for UV Curing of Widths from 3 to 90 inches
Marko Hofmann, Head of Product Management Optoelectronics, Heraeus Noblelight GmbH, Hanau, Germany
- Advantages vs. Conventional UV-LED Systems in Handling & Maintenance
- Freedom in Design (UV-LED Lamp Grows with the Printheads
- Explaining Power Balancing & Where the Benefit Is
- Comparing Our Uniformity to Standard Medium Pressure Lamps
Low Energy ebeam Curing’s Role in Inkjet Printing Applications
Anthony (Tony) Carignano, Sales Director - Americas, COMET Technologies USA, Inc., Davenport, Iowa
Ink Delivery Systems: Types, System Design Challenges & Troubleshooting Common Problems
Debbie Thorp, Business Development Director, Global Inkjet Systems Limited, Cambridge, UK
Suppliers’ Forum Session 2:5-Minute Presentations Related To Technology, Capabilities, Services, New Product Introductions, etc. The Suppliers’ Forum is open to all Conference Registrants. For additional information or to sign up, contact Al Keene email@example.com or check off box on Registration Form.
February 1-3, 2017
Speaking Opportunities at IMI Conferences
If you have a potential topic for presentation at this or another IMI conference, please submit your proposed presentation topic and a brief outline to Al Keene at IMI (Email to firstname.lastname@example.org fax to +1-207-235-2226) for review.
IMI is always looking for potential speakers for upcoming conference programs and will be pleased to discuss your ideas for potential presentation topics.
Product Demonstrations & Free Displays
Printer and other product demonstrations/displays by Ink Jet Academy registrants are encouraged. IMI will cooperate with all interested parties to provide appropriate space so products can be displayed and demonstrated during the course breaks. There is no charge in addition to the course registration fee to have a display table. Interested companies should contact IMI President Al Keene email@example.com ensure that proper arrangements are made for product displays and demonstrations.
You can also reserve your display space and Suppliers’ Forum presentation slot by registering online and checking off the appropriate boxes indicating your participation OR complete the registration form at the end of this program and fax to +1-207-235-2226 OR send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IMI is pleased to announce that it has commissioned I. T. Strategies of Hanover, Massachusetts to prepare a confidential study report entitled "Digital Industrial, Communications, Graphics Print & High Volume Inkjet: Market Statistical Summary" for distribution to all registrants to IMI's programs.
This exclusive market summary is updated annually and provides a source of market information based on a consistent methodology and reporting structure. The report authors, I T Strategies, generate this report from their worldwide model of the printer industry.
All registrants to IMI’sInk Jet Printing 2017 Conference on February 1-3, 2017 will receive a complimentary copy of the latest edition of the Worldwide Digital Printing Market Report.
Inkjet Anchors its Dual Track Future
Mark Hanley, President, IT Strategies, Inc., Hanover, Massachusetts
Taking Inkjet Efficiency to the Next Level
Jeff Weldon, Senior Analyst, Madison Advisors, Colleyville, Texas
Changing Landscape of User Requirements & How to Integrate Digital into Traditional Technologies
Greg Solloway, Market Development Manager, Outlook Group, Neenah, Wisconsin
Inkjet in Industrial 3D Printing/Additive Manufacturing
Tim Greene, Research Director, IDC Research, Framingham, Massachusetts
Suppliers’ Forum Session 1: 5-Minute Presentations Related To Technology, Capabilities, Services, New Product Introductions, etc. The Suppliers’ Forum is open to all Conference Registrants (1st 12 Sign-ups in Session 1 – Additional in Session 2 on Thursday). For additional information or to sign up, contact Al Keene email@example.com or check off box on Registration Form.
IMI’s Ink Jet Printing 2017 Conference, a unique annual event, is the only U.S. ink jet printing industry event devoted entirely to ink jet printing technologies, markets and applications. Ink jet printing continues to make technology advancements in product functionality, cost performance, print quality and nonprinting/deposition capabilities. Such improvements have made ink jet the leading digital printing technology with expansion into many new markets and applications. In addition to commodity type personal and office computer printing; applications such as display graphics, materials deposition, digital photography, digital printing presses, multifunction printers, printable electronics, 3D printing, biomedical, textile printing, packaging printing and many other specialty printing and nonprinting applications are increasingly using ink jet as the technology of choice. As ink jet printing becomes a manufacturing tool as well as a printing technology, market opportunities have never been better, albeit in a very competitive environment.
With the rapid technology developments, applications expansion and increasing market potential; it is all the more important for you to keep up to date to maximize your participation and profitability in the ink jet industry. IMI’s conference program is designed to bring together the ink jet industry’s leading experts to provide a comprehensive assessment of the ink jet printing industry. The program addresses the most recent innovations, trends and issues critical to continued adoption, growth and expansion of ink jet printing applications and markets. As ink jet printing continues to increase market share in numerous application sectors; IMI’s Ink Jet Printing 2017 Conference (26th consecutive year) provides a unique opportunity for representatives from all segments of the ink jet printing industry to obtain information critical to their understanding of ink jet printing technology and market dynamics that are shaping the industry’s future.
Benefits of Conference Participation
Anthony (Tony) Carignano, COMET Technologies USA
Insight into New Technological Developments from Recent Patents
Mike Willis, Managing Director, Pivotal Resources, Cambridge, UK
Kyocera Inkjet Printhead for Industrial Printing
Kazumi Honda, Deputy Manager, PD2 Sales Department, Corporate Printing Device Group, Kyocera Corporation, Kyoto, Japan
- Large Discharge Capacity Keeping High Resolution
- High Print Speeds
- Wide Printing Width Enabling Least Number of Printheads
- Efficient Ink Circulation System
- Remarkable Efficiency & Adaptability
- Textiles & Garments
- Transaction, Books & Newspapers
- Graphic Arts
- Ceramic Tile
- Medical Items such as Pills
- 3D Fabrication
Printhead Selection and Integration
Mike Raymond, Sales Director, Meteor Inkjet Ltd., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Area
Digital Technologies for Application of Materials Science
Dr. Alan L. Hudd, Director and Founder, Alchemie Technology, Cambridge, UK
Ink Jet Printing 2017 Conference
February 1-3, 2017
Florida Hotel & Conference
Orlando, Florida, USA
Information Management Institute
12:00 p.m. Luncheon
1:30 p.m. Session 3 - Ink Management & Curing Critical to Expanding
What Customers Want
Gary Fry, CEO, Global Graphics, Cambridge, UK
- Does that Mean: Faster Throughput? Reduced Waste? Better Color?
Easier Job Processing to Reduce Downtime? Or What?
- Each Designed for Different Application
- Examination of Problems Solved in Software
Single Pass Market Hurdles: Why Growth of Single Pass is Uneven Across Markets & Countries
James Gill, Account Director, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Lebanon, New Hampshire
Industrial Market Development & Digital Adoption
Liz Logue, Senior Director of Corporate Business Development, EFI, Foster City, California
- Ceramic Tile
Challenges of Digital Printing & Ink Migration on Food Packaging
Kevin Metcalfe, Applications Engineer, Engineered Printing Solutions, East Dorset, Vermont; Kristin Adams, Marketing Manager, Kao Collins, Cincinnati, Ohio and Ron Heidebrecht,
Regional Sales Manager, Phoseon Technology, Hillsboro, Oregon
Inkjet for Décor: Dream or Reality?
Donna Busse, Account Executive-InPrint USA, Mack Brooke Exhibitions, Chicago, Illinois
- 70% of Respondents Believe Inkjet will Grow at 10+% Annually
- Surely a Market that Inkjet will Revolutionize?
- Insights from Running InPrint Shows
- Results from Surveys Conducted to Discover the Next Big Things for Industrial Inkjet
Inkjet Security Printing
Dr. Vitaly Talyansky, Managing Partner, Stardust Materials, LLC, Orchards, Washington
The Changing Face of the Box
Sean Moloney, Global Product Manager, Sun Automation Group, Glen Arm, Maryland
- Produced, Stored, Shipped & Used
- By End Users & Consumers
- Box Makers
- Box Users
Florida Hotel & Conference Center
Orlando, Florida, USA
6:30 p.m. Networking Reception in Display Area
Thursday, February 2, 2017
8:30 a.m. Session 2 - Technology Advancements
Welcome & Introductions
Alvin G. Keene, President, Information Management Institute, Inc., Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Conference Chair; Mike Willis, Managing Director, Pivotal Resources, Cambridge, UK
*Note:* Past conferences presentations are available for purchase for most of the completed conferences. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for details, or use the order form at the bottom of past agenda pages.
Companies with Registrants
IMI's Jan 30-Feb 3, 2017 Ink Jet Programs
3M, Acucote, Acushnet, Agfa, Alchemie Technology, Avery Dennison, Bell Mark, Buhler, Catalina, Comet Technologies, Dart Container, Delphi Automotive, Deluxe Corporation, EFI, Engineered Printing Solutions, Esprix, Evonik Corporation, EWI, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Gemalto, Glatfelter Paper, Global Graphics, Global Ink Jet Systems, Graphic Solid Inks, Graphic Systems Services, Heraeus Noblelight America LLC, Heraeus Noblelight GmbH, Honle UV America, Huntsman Textile Effects, IDC Research, IIMAK, ImageXpert, IMI, Intech Direct, Integrity Industrial Ink Jet Integration, Inkcups Now, Innovia Films, Integration Technology, Inx International, I.T. Strategies, Invista, Kanematsu USA, Kao Collins, Kyocera, Mack Brooks Exhibitions, Madison Advisors, Marken-Imaje, Meteor Inkjet, Michelman, Morphotrust USA, Nilpeter USA, Outlook Group, Pall Microelectronics, PARC-A Xerox Company, Phoseon Technology, Pivotal Resources, PolyOne, Prototype & Production Systems Inc, Quality Engineering Associates, Ricoh Printing Systems America, RJA Dispersions, ROKI S&S America, Roland DG Corporation, Samsung Display Co., Ltd., Samuel Packaging, Seiko Instruments, Sensor Films, Stardust Materials, SUN Automation Group, Tailored Label Products, The Waddington Group, United Color Manufacturing, Thiele Kaolin, Wikoff Color, WNA, Work Associates and Xerox.
6:30 p.m. Networking Reception in Display Area
Friday, February 3, 2017
8:30 a.m. Session 4 - Integration & Implementation for Real World Applications
Ink Jet Printing 2017
1:30 p.m. Adjournment