From Chemistry to Curing: Industrial Inkjet Technology to be explained at Lisbon seminar

Cambridge, 2 October 2013: Leading inkjet conference and course organiser IMI Europe announces the final programme for the Inkjet Decoration of Surfaces Seminar – From Chemistry to Curing to be held November 12-13 in Lisbon, Portugal.

A major growth area for inkjet is the industrial print market, forecasted by IT Strategies to be worth $20B in 2020. Industrial printing includes diverse applications such as textiles, ceramic tiles, floor coverings, decorative laminates, glass, wood, direct product decoration and 3D printing.

Mike Willis, Managing Director of IMI Europe comments; “Recognising the need to help visionary companies utilise ink jet for these emerging applications, we’ve put together this technical seminar, and I am delighted to announce a series of excellent speakers to cover all topics from the basic ink chemistry through to curing systems for non-porous substrates.”

Seminar topics will include: UV ink chemistry, UV and aqueous inks, substrate treatments, drop and surface interactions, data for 3D surfaces, pinning and curing, and integration into both products and manufacturing lines.

Seminar leaders will be from the following leading companies: Agfa Graphics, AWA, Cyan Tec, GIS, HAPA, Industrial Inkjet, Integration Technology, Marabu, Phoseon, Sartomer, Tritron, and Xennia.

Full information and on-line registration can be found at


About IMI Europe
IMI Europe organises conferences and courses, primarily about inkjet technology, with expertise dating back to the beginnings of ink jet’s commercialisation in the 1980’s.  The main focus is on the development and commercialisation of technology, attracting the leading component suppliers, integrators, OEMs and key end users to the best value networking events in the industry.  IMI Europe is based in Cambridge, UK’s cluster of inkjet companies.

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