PRIMIR

PRIMIR 2013 Winter Meeting to Explore Packaging Trends in Emerging Markets

PRIMIR, the Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization, during its Winter Meeting, December 9-11, 2013 at The Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza Hotel in Chicago, Illinois, will delve into the results of its newest study, "Packaging in Emerging Markets (Latin America & Asia Pacific)". During this session presenters Jennifer Dochstader and David Walsh, principals of LPC will provide a qualitative assessment of the current state of packaging, printing and converting in these regions plus a current trends analysis. Breakout data for packaging exports, as well as benchmark trending data on interregional and international trade from 2007-2012 and trade projection data through to 2016, will also be covered to provide attendees with an understanding of packaging shipments for tags and labels, flexible packaging, folding cartons and corrugated.

Additionally, the PRIMIR 2013 Winter Meeting will also present the findings from another timely PRIMIR research study, "UV/EB Curing Technologies in Printing," presented by Marco Boer, VP of IT Strategies.

Next up will be a featured presentation of the long-awaited research findings from the NPES study conducted by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) titled the "World-wide Market for Print: Identifying Global Opportunities for the Print Industry." In this session, lead researcher Alex Chan, Senior Analyst, Custom Research for the EIU, will be on hand to share highlights of the data and findings. The 2013 "World-wide Market for Print" study analyzes and identifies global print products, services, equipment, substrates and supplies opportunities for all firms in the print supply chain along with the countries to watch—the emerging print markets

Always a highlight for PRIMIR meeting attendees are plant tours, which for this meeting will be to nearby award-winning print firm The Garvey Group. Additionally, as during all PRIMIR meetings, time is allotted on the program for members to take part in task force meetings to weigh-in on and discuss current PRIMIR research projects. At the December meeting, members will also participate in a brainstorming session to determine the topics for future research.

PRIMIR meetings are dynamic interactive forums that bring together industry managers and experts from across the graphic communications industry. Chicago was selected as the site for the PRIMIR 2013 Winter Meeting as it is a major hub for graphic communications firms—both manufacturers and printers. The PRIMIR 2013 Winter Meeting will be packed with all of the data and content to enlighten participants about the very latest trends in the global print community.

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