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Xeikon to Host Learning and Information Exchange for Label and Packaging Printers, Converters

Xeikon Café to be held at Toronto's Hockey Hall of Fame on June 12.

Press Release from Xeikon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TORONTO, May 21, 2013 -- Xeikon NV, an innovator in digital color printing technology, today announced that it is hosting a Xeikon Café event in Canada. Open to label and packaging printers and converters, this informal knowledge exchange provides a forum for sharing ideas on digital print production with industry experts and peers, and exploring opportunities in the worldwide digital label market.

The Xeikon Café will be held at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto on June 12, 2013, and is a part of a series of such events that Xeikon is holding all throughout the world.

"The worldwide label and packaging industry is experiencing massive changes, and printers and converters who understand and embrace these changes will be best positioned for growth," said Michael V. Ring, president of Xeikon America, Inc. "The Xeikon Café is a great opportunity for printers and converters to network with experts, and each other, and come away with insights and ideas to make this opportunity profitable for their business."

The Xeikon Café in Toronto will feature presentations from Bob Leahey, associate director for InfoTrends, and Manon Chin, chief operating officer for Labels in Motion, a leader in the production of health and nutraceutical labels.

Participants will gain insights on critical factors for success, including:

* What is the current state of the label printing market and what does the future hold? How does it relate to printers' business goals?

* What do brand owners need from their print providers? Glimpse into actionable findings from InfoTrends' extensive research on what these critical buyers require, and how they decide which print supplier will get their business.

* Which new business strategies and best practices hold the greatest promise? Hear from Labels in Motion on the best practices that are having a positive impact on their business, and helping them exceed customer expectations.

For more information and to reserve space, please contact Larry Vogel, at 416-907-6997, or larry@analystadvisors.com

About Xeikon

Xeikon NV (XEI: AEX) is an innovator in digital printing technology. The company designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital color presses for labels and packaging applications, document printing, as well as commercial printing. These presses utilize LED-array-based dry toner electrophotography, open workflow software and application-specific toners.

As an OEM supplier, Xeikon designs and produces platemakers for newspaper offset printing applications.

Xeikon also manufactures basysPrint computer-to-plate (CtP) solutions for the commercial printing market. These proven CtP systems combine the latest exposure techniques with cost-efficient UV plate technology, high imaging quality and flexibility.

For the flexographic market, Xeikon offers digital platemaking systems under the ThermoFlexX brand name. ThermoFlexX systems provide high resolution plate exposure including screening, color management, as well as workflow management.

All the Xeikon solutions are designed with the overarching principles of customer profitability, quality, flexibility and sustainability in mind. With these guiding principles and a deep, intimate knowledge of its customers, Xeikon continues to be one of the industry's leading innovators of products and solutions.

 

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