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PRIMIR Summer 2014 Meeting

Monday, July 21, 2014

10:00 a.m.

NPES Market Data Meeting

12:30 p.m.


1:30 p.m.

Opening Remarks and Introductions

2:15 p.m.

PRIMIR Study Presentation: “Print Applications: Revenues, Processes and Run Lengths in Commercial Printing”
Mark Hanley, I.T. Strategies

4:15 p.m.

PRIMIR Member Exchange: “Print Applications: Revenues, Processes and Run Lengths in Commercial Printing”

5:30 p.m.

Networking Reception

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Adaptation Strategies for a Changing Business Model for Printing Industry Equipment Manufacturers–a PRIMIR study Task Force meeting

9:00 a.m.

Printer Panel Discussion: “The Evolving Print Firm”

Paul Hvizda, VP of Operations, Admiral Products, Inc.
Al Carrero, Owner/Partner- President Operations and Finance, Hudson Printing
Tom Weber, President, CardPak

10:00 a.m.

PRIMIR Study Presentation: “Tag & Label Printing Trends”
Jennifer Dochstader & David Walsh, Principals, LPC

12:00 p.m.

Luncheon & Recognitions

1:15 p.m.

Plant Tour- Tap Packaging Solutions

3:00 p.m.

PRIMIR Member Exchange—“Tag & Label Printing Trends”

3:30 p.m.

New PRIMIR Research Roundtable DiscussionsAttendees form task forces and develop objectives and scope to begin the process for newly identified PRIMIR research studies.

  • Consolidation in the Printing Industry
  • Trends and Future of Direct Mail
  • Worldwide Market Trends for Flexographic Printing
  • Global Food Packaging Trends—Impact on the Printing Industry
  • The Future of Books
  • Wide Format Printing Trends & Opportunities

4:15 p.m.

Roundtable Discussion Reports

4:30 p.m.

The Future of Retail Advertising–a PRIMIR study task force meeting

6:30 p.m.

Networking Reception/Dinner

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

8:00 a.m.

PRIMIR Executive Committee Meeting

8:45 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m.

Presentation: "Functional Printing, Printed Electronics, Active/Intelligent
Packaging & Sustainability"

Don Carli, Nima-Hunter

11:00 a.m.

PRIMIR Meeting Concludes

Plan a later flight and spend the afternoon at the nearby Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum or the Great Lakes Science Center.