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Saturday, October 23, 2010


With just over a week to go until the South China Label Show, which kicks of October 25 at the Guangzhou Jinhan Exhibition Centre, organisers have released the conference programme, which will cover many new and debatable issues. Tarsus, the organizers of this new label show in South China say the programme consists of carefully selected speakers, including brand owners, environmental experts, key suppliers and illustrated customer case studies.

Twelve comprehensive sessions, including sessions from HP, Avery and their customers, will run over the three days with the keynote presentation being delivered by Ilkka Ylipoti, VP Asia Pacific of UPM Raflatac. This session will look in detail at the global trends of the industry and the current position of the Chinese printing industry, the market forecasts and trends throughout China, it will give an analysis on the region’s use of technology and also an analysis of markets and applications as well as covering other subjects. Topics for the other conference sessions will include:
  • Digital label printing: State of the art and digital solutions - this session will give a comprehensive explanation of the digital technologies: inkjet, liquid and dry toner. It will also look at how to integrate digital and conventional technologies and how to use digital technology to enhance a brand.
  • Environmental solutions for the label industry in China: Some of the questions that will be answered in this session include: ‘What is the environmental strategy of the Chinese government in areas such as carbon emissions?’, ‘Liner and matrix waste recycling – an important issue in China?’, and ‘What are the main environmental standards recognized by the Chinese government and by end users in China?’.
  • Anti counterfeiting solutions and security: This session will look at measuring the scale of counterfeiting in China, protecting inkjet systems, security inks (including: photochromic ink and UV fluorescent inks) and a case study to demonstrate combating pharmaceutical counterfeiting.
  • Brand owners/converters: The session will explore what Chinese brand owners are looking for from printers, what the opportunities are for brands using digital printing,  give an analysis on brand protection and counterfeiting in China and what the solutions are, and also look at smart label solutions – can printers make profits from RFID and smart label technology? 

John Davy, show director for the South China Label Show says, “The Show has been well received by the industry with exhibitor numbers and visitor pre-registration already exceeding expectations. “We have noticed a distinct interest from digital players as well as a strong line up of conventional technology providers and material and consumable suppliers.”