- June 03, 2002, PRESS RELEASE
SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA—The 11th Annual International In-Mold Labeling Conference in China will bring a wealth of IML technology and information to the Asian labeling and packaging industries, says event sponsors RBS Technologies, Inc. and Abacus Corp. Ltd. Slated for September 23–25, 2002, at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai, Shanghai, P.R. China, IMLCON2002/Asia will be preceded by a pre-conference seminar and will feature such sessions topics as: "The IML Process"; "Materials for IML"; Manufacturing of In-Mold Labels" and "IML World Markets."
The pre-conference seminar, "The ABCs of IML: A Basic Course," is scheduled for Monday, September 23, 2002. Says event sponsors, "This widely acclaimed [event] offered annually in the US since 1989, will provide a background in IML technology for conference delegates that are new to in-mold labeling."
In addition, several papers will be presented at IMLCON2002 Asia, which opens September 24, 2002. A partial list of papers to be presented includes:
- Label Films for Injection IML
, Antonino Crisafulli, FlexaFilms France SA
- Precision Die Cutting of In-Mold Labels
, Robert Frei, Berhalter Ltd.
- Advanced Injection Molding of In-Mold Labeled Containers
, Udo Gröber, H. Müller, Fabrique de Moules
- Enhancement of Personal Care Labels with Hot Stamping
, Trevor Hinchcliffe, API Foils, Ltd.
- In-Mold Label Converting for Asian Markets
, James Roberts, Avery Dennison
- Successful In-Mold Labeling for Global Markets
, Katsuhiko Sekine, Yupo Corp.
- Special Substrates for Injection In-Mold Labeling
, Karlheinz Wolf, Trespaphan GmbH
Says IMLCON2002/Asia sponsors: "The International In-Mold Labeling Conference is a key industry event for label converters and printers, blow molders, injection molders, in-mold decorators of durable products, material and equipment suppliers, and consumer-product packagers worldwide. It is the only conference exclusively dedicated to in-mold labeling technology and markets."