Ink Jet Industry Leaders to Convene in Barcelona in Early June

International ink jet industry leaders and those exploring the rapidly expanding uses of ink jet technology will be gathered at IMI Europe’s Ink Jet Technology Showcase 2011 in Barcelona, Spain on June 8-9, 2011. Visit for downloadable brochure and complete details.

Featured ink jet industry technology suppliers include adphos, Agfa Gevaert, Amica Systems, Collins Ink, D&K Engineering, Digital Direct Technologies, Dr. Honle AG, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Fujifilm Imaging Colorants, Global Inkjet Systems, ImageXpert, Industrial Inkjet Ltd., Integration Technology, Lumen Dynamics, Olivetti, Pivotal Resources, Ricoh Printing Systems America, Sepiax, SunJet, TTP and Xennia Technology.

Over two days, these ink jet technology suppliers will each give a 15 minute presentation of their latest developments and products. Plus there will be ample time during the breaks, lunch and receptions to peruse their displays and have discussions with these suppliers and other attendees.

In addition, keynote speakers from Impika, I.T. Strategies, Oce Technologies and University of Manchester will update attendees with the ways key ink jet technologies, markets and applications are evolving and developing.

This annual event, now in its 10th year, brings together the leading suppliers of ink jet technology and services. Attendees who are new to ink jet and exploring this disruptive technology for a new product or process as well as those already active product manufacturers or users seeking an update and to renew contacts find that they cannot do it more efficiently than at IMI Europe’s Ink Jet Technology Showcase 2011.

And there’s more. On Wednesday and Thursday mornings, registrants can obtain the latest information in key areas of ink jet development and implementation from the following “Tech Talks”

• Advances in Understanding the Performance of Ink Jet Fluids

Dr. Graham Martin, Director, Inkjet Research Group, Cambridge University

• Ink Testing for Industrial Ink Jet Printheads

Kay Yeong, Technical Inkjet Accounts Manager, Xennia Technology

• Keeping It Working – Nozzle Maintenance

Mike Willis, Managing Director, Pivotal Resources

• Keeping It Flowing

Rob Harvey, Director, AtomJet

• Mechatronic System Issues in Ink Jet Developments

Werner Van de Wynckel, VdW-Consulting

• DPI & Resolution – More Than Just Numbers

Julian Bane, Ink Jet Consultant

Also, printed copies and a CD of presentation materials will be provided to all attendees. And two inclusive receptions and one lunch plus many breaks will provide ample time for meetings and networking – all at a convenient location – the Hesperia Tower Hotel in Barcelona, Spain.


6 TECH TALKS, 4 KEYNOTES, 9 HOURS of PRESENTATIONS, 6 HOURS of NETWORKING – Registration fee just Euro 595, or Euro 295 for students and academics


And immediately before IMI Europe’s Ink Jet Technology Showcase 2011, IMI Europe will be hosting the following two courses at the same location.


June 6-7, 2011

A 1 1/2 day comprehensive course describing the basics of ink jet and ink technologies through to the latest advances, led by Mike Willis of Pivotal Resources and Dr Alan Hudd and Dr Tim Phillips of Xennia Technology. In 11 years over 2,000 have attended this broad and continuously updated introduction to fast growing ink jet technology.


June 6-7, 2011

Want to learn more about formulating UV-curable inks, using and curing them? Ian Hutchinson of Sartomer Europe, Dr. Nick Campbell of Inca Digital Printers and Dr. Simon Daplyn of Xennia Technology will take you through all of the issues and get you up to speed in this 1 1/2 day course.

Be sure to add IMI Europe’s Ink Jet Technology Showcase 2011 in Barcelona, Spain on June 8-9, 2011 to your calendar to meet with the ink jet technology industry’s leaders.

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