Esko Renews Relationship as FESPA’s Global Software and Finishing Partner

FESPA and Esko have confirmed their Global Software and Finishing Partnership for the 2nd consecutive year. Through the partnership, FESPA and Esko offer the market insight into the trends and developments in software and finishing innovation. By working together they aim to educate the FESPA community about the significant potential of new solutions within this market.

Esko’s commitment to support the industry is further demonstrated by their generous offer of an an exclusive FREE 12 month full production license agreement of i-cut suite software. This deal is available to all new and existing FESPA association members. The Esko i-cut suite is a collection of pre-production software targeted specifically at users of large-format digital printers and/or digital finishing systems.

Educational Webinars

As part of the agreement, Esko will also host three webinars covering Advance Sign & Display Workflow Solutions in the areas of ‘Preparation, Enhancement and Adding Value’. This high quality content will be available to the worldwide community through www.fespa.com in September and October 2012.

The first two webinars (September 6th and 20th) will cover a diverse range of business areas. These presentations will highlight and discuss new opportunities that will benefit print businesses bottom line, including new workflow solutions and smart developments in software to help streamline data and prepare for print. The final webinar on October 4th will explain how 3D software can add significant customer value. From CAD to graphic design, printers will learn new simple 3D techniques to create multi-part displays to excite customers.

Steve Bennett, Vice President – Digital Finishing Business, Esko comments, “As one of Esko’s key marketing partners, we really appreciate all that FESPA brings to the table. They offer their members and community valuable practical educational information, as well as highlighting new and emerging industry trends, all very much in line with Esko’s organizational objectives. FESPA is committed to delivering valuable content, offering leadership insight as well as new developments on the shop floor. We look forward to sharing our business knowledge through webinars and sharing new developments in software with the FESPA global community.”

FESPA Managing Director Neil Felton said: “We are proud of our successful partnership with Esko which included the sponsorship of FESPA Digital 2012 and their participation in Print Shop Live. Their support has been invaluable and the webinars that have been scheduled over the next few months will help FESPA to continue to provide our national associations, their members and our visitors with access to new ideas, guidance and in-depth market knowledge.”