The first biennial Labelexpo China 03, Dec. 9-11, at the Intex Exhibition Centre in Shanghai, has completely sold out. Akzo Nobel Inks, Avery Dennison, Gallus, HP Indigo, Kopack, Labelmen, Mark Andy, OJI Specialty Paper, Nilpeter, Raflatac, Rotoflex, Ritrama, and Surface Specialties will be among nearly 80 exhibitors at the inaugural event. In addition, up to 5,000 international and local visitors are anticipated. The program and speakers for the conference, "Towards a Profitable Future," have now been finalized. The conference will provide an opportunity to: share ideas and best practices about Chinese and international labelling standards and requirements; assess global branding issues; review advances in label materials, pre-press and production technology and machinery; and discuss the latest requirements for logistics and distribution labeling. Leading Chinese and international industry speakers will present sessions on new markets and opportunities, use and performance of label materials and printing processes, technology solutions, and converting. The conference will be presented in Chinese.

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