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Seminar to Address Electron Beam Benefits in Packaging

PCT Engineered Systems - Davenport, IA

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Seminar to Address Electron Beam Benefits in Packaging

Press release date: April 22, 2014

Davenport, Iowa (USA) – Leading electron beam (EB) system manufacturer PCT Engineered Systems is developing a seminar that addresses the benefits, issues, regulatory considerations, safety impact and sustainability potential of implementing EB curing for printing and converting operations.

This fast-paced, one-day event, titled EB Benefits in Packaging, will offer essential information for anyone interested in learning more about the value that EB technology can bring to their packaging operations. The information-packed event targets printers, converters, packagers, processing executives and other invested parties interested in learning about the financial, sustainability and safety advantages that electron beam (EB) technology can provide to tomorrow’s leading-edge package converting processes.

This seminar will be offered regionally:
• Midwest: Milwaukee, WI - September, 2014
• Southeast: Atlanta, GA - November, 2014
• Northeast: Newark, NJ - January, 2015

Industry leaders will present a wide variety of important EB topics essential to today’s package printers. Key topics in this seminar’s tentative agenda include:

• EB In Action: Customer Presentation on Using EB for Package Printing
• The Benefits and Practical Applications of EB in Packaging
• Recent EB Innovations That Are Changing Package Converting
• Packaging Safety Trends, Recent Discoveries and Current Issues
• EB Design Considerations from A Major Printing Press Manufacturer
• An Ink Manufacturer’s Perspective on Using EB Inks and Coatings

In addition, the seminar’s keynote presentation, Preserving Your Company’s Intellectual Property, will address why American Manufacturing needs to be much more vigilant about protecting its innovation and intellectual property

Seminar venues and more agenda details will be announced this summer.

The cost to participate is $295 per person for reservations made before August 15, 2014 ($395 after this date). This fee includes all seminar and presentation materials, lunch, and an on-site networking reception following the seminar. Please contact John Salkeld at PCT at to make a reservation, get more event details, or to register to receive more EB Benefits in Packaging information as it becomes available.

PCT is a global leader in the design and implementation of industrial electron beam systems. From their location in Davenport, Iowa, USA, PCT has provided engineering services, automation systems integration, and custom machine building worldwide since 1986. Additionally, their award-winning Innovation Team has extensive experience in empowering American manufacturers to improve their operations through increased productivity, higher quality and improved safety.

Additional information about PCT can be found at


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