With more than 220 participants, 50 tabletops and 42 presentations, TheIJC makes a successful debut in the US.
David Savastano, Editor04.19.18
Five years ago, The Inkjet Conference (TheIJC) was created by ESMA, the European Specialist Printing Manufacturers Association, along with drupa and sponsored by MS Italy, to highlight the expansion in industrial inkjet printing markets, including ceramics, textiles, ceramics, and additive manufacturing.
After four years of steady growth in Europe, ESMA decided to bring TheIJC to the US, debuting TheIJC USA at the Westin O’Hare, Chicago, IL from April 12-13, 2018. The show’s organizers said that the conference’s results confirmed its decision to expand into North America.
“We were glad to confirm the huge interest from the American inkjet market and at the same time witnessed a significant number of visitors from the Far East,” said Peter Buttiens, ESMA’s CEO. “Whether in Düsseldorf or in Chicago, TheIJC remains a truly international event.
“Having over 220 participants, 50 tabletops and over 40 pre
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