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FINAT announces technical seminar details

January 20, 2012

The event will again take place at the Fira Palace Hotel in Barcelona, Spain.

FINAT, the international association for the self-adhesive label industry, has announced the detailed program of its biennial technical seminar, which will be held March 7-9 at the Fira Palace Hotel in Barcelona, Spain. The theme of this year's event is: Self-adhesive labels and their future vs. alternative technologies - Evolution or Extinction.

"We are pleased and take pride in being able to celebrate the 20th edition of FINAT's Technical Seminar this year," says Kurt Walker, FINAT president. "It demonstrates our members' continued need for updates on our industry that can help them in making their business stronger and more professional."

On Wednesday, March 7, attendees will participate in various welcoming activities. Highlights of Thursday's agenda include seminars on the history of self-adhesive labels, threats and opportunities for the self-adhesive label sector, and future developments in prepress and platemaking. Seminars on Friday include topics such as sustainability, biodegradable films, and the FINAT release liner program. Additionally, FINAT's Young Managers Club (YMC) will meet on Friday for a session on communicating innovations to customers.

Francesc Egea of IPE Innovaciones Para Etiquetajes and chairman of YMC says: "The Technical Seminar offers us a perfect ‘back-to-back' opportunity to bring together the incoming generation of business leaders. The seminar itself covers the technology of the future for our sector, our session will cover another angle of business innovation."

Simultaneous translations of each seminar will be available in Spanish, German, French and Italian. For more information, visit
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