Mark Hanley, President of IT Strategies, to open Ink Jet Technology Showcase 2013 with keynote focused on growth in industrial inkjet applications

Cambridge, UK, 6 March, 2013: IMI Europe’s Managing Director, Mike Willis today announces that Mark Hanley, President of IT Strategies, will open the Ink Jet Technology Showcase 2013 on Wednesday June 5th with a keynote presentation “Inkjet’s Industrial Markets Initiative.”

“There’s tremendous interest in using inkjet for a wide range of industrial printing applications”, says Mike. “IMI Europe is delighted to have Mark present findings from research carried out this spring into the applications for inkjet in what is forecast to be a major growth area.”

Mark will discuss the urgent need for scaled integration services, the projected rate of market development, current and potential expenditure and its efficiency, and the quantified modern eco-system/value chain.

IMI has been running this annual event for 12 years, bringing together leading industry component suppliers - printheads, inks, datapaths and other system components, and developers of industrial ink jet equipment.

The Inkjet Technology Showcase 2013 will be held at the Hesperia Tower Hotel in Barcelona, Spain June 5-6, 2013. Mark Hanley will be joined by 3 other keynote speakers, together with 6 Tech Talk Tutorials, industry supplier presentations and exhibits, and hours of networking time.


Mark Hanley, President of IT Strategies
Mark Hanley has more than 22 years of experience in the electronic printing industry. A technology visionary, he specialises in identifying new markets for digital colour printing technologies. In addition to conducting research and consulting, he travels extensively around the world, facilitating partnerships and strategic alliances between manufacturers in the US, Europe, and Japan.

About IMI Europe
IMI Europe organises conferences and courses, primarily about ink jet 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 ink jet companies.

About IJTS13
The Ink Jet Technology Showcase 5-6 June 2013, Barcelona, Spain will be held at the Hesperia Tower Hotel. This event is aimed at the ink jet development community – research centres, universities, commercial laboratories, government departments, and the wide range of companies developing ink jet products or using ink jet as part of manufacturing processes.


IMI Europe
Kirsty Inman, Marketing Assistant
Tel: +44 1223 235900

IT Strategies
Mark Hanley, President
Tel: +1 781 826 0200
Mobile: +1 781 985 0760