Mintel’s global packaging director David Luttenberger,will deliver the key note addreess at this year’s AWA IMLCON and IMDCON conference, which is focused on the widening market for in-mold labeling and product decoration.
IMLCON and IMDCON be held May 18-19 in Washington, DC.
Luttenberger will offer his views on ‘what’s up next?’ in terms of trends in food packaging – a key focus in the IML arena. His presentation follows a real-time IML/IMD industry survey conducted with delegates, and the presentation of the results, as well as an overview of the broad labeling market presented by AWA president and CEO Corey Reardon.
Innovations in technologies, from the TruVue plastic can to Xeikon digital print technologies, partner a wide spectrum of supplier presentations, concurrent in-depth sessions on in-mold labeling and in-mold decorating, and a financier’s view of global consolidation in packaging and labels from Thomas Blaige of Blaige & Company.
The event also will feature the announcement and presentation of the AWA IML Leadership and Innovation Award 2017 to the winner. Last year’s Award went to a well-known and respected industry commentator and writer Clare Goldsberry.
Partnered by a supplier tabletop exhibition and extensive networking opportunities for participants, AWA IMLCON and IMDCON is sponsored by leading companies in the industry – platinum sponsors Yupo Corporation and gold sponsors ADS, Sonoco, Taghleef Industries, Treofan, and Xeikon.