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SHANGHAI, CHINA, 4 March 2013

DuPont Packaging Graphics Advances Flexographic Technology in China

Opens Shanghai Flexo Technology & Innovation Demo Center to Serve Growing China Market

Contacts: Ellen Pressley
+1 919-248-5598
ellen.g.pressley@usa.dupont.com

DuPont Packaging Graphics, Xi’an Aerospace-Huayang and other prominent flexographic printing industry associates recently hosted the opening of the Shanghai CI Flexo Technology & Innovation Demo Center at the MDK Shanghai plant. The demo center is devoted to supporting flexographic printers, tradeshops and brand owners in the fast-growing China market.

More than 230 guests attended the event and participated in live flexographic printing demonstrations and discussions regarding best practices in printing.  Future developments in flexographic printing and meeting the needs of the growing local printing market for improved quality, productivity and sustainability also were key areas of focus. The demo center features the latest flexo printing technology developments and printing solutions including flexographic plate and plate making systems, inks, tapes, anilox rollers and printing machinery.

“The Shanghai CI Flexo Technology & Innovation Demo Center is the first flexographic printing demo center of its kind here,” said Jagdish Kumar, Asia Pacific business director, DuPont Packaging Graphics. “It represents a key collaboration of companies across the flexographic printing value chain that is devoted to technological innovation to benefit China’s flexographic printers. DuPont has been focused on accelerating the development of new DuPont™ Cyrel® technologies that address the local market needs for quality, productivity and sustainability. This collaboration is targeted to help China flexographic printing industry in achieving world class standards. We are honored to participate and will continue to enable advancement in the flexographic printing industry in China.”

 DuPont Packaging Graphics is one of the world’s leading suppliers of flexographic plate-making systems in digital and conventional formats, including the DuPont™ Cyrel® brand of photopolymer plates, Cyrel® FAST processing equipment, Cyrel® round sleeves, mounting and finishing products. For more information about DuPont Packaging Graphics, please visit http://cyrel.dupont.com.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802.  The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.  For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit www.dupont.com.

Jagdish Kumar, Asia Pacific Business Director, DuPont Packaging Graphics   Jagdish Kumar, Asia Pacific Business Director, DuPont Packaging Graphics speaks, at the opening ceremony of the Shanghai CI Flexo Technology & Innovation Demo Center.
Sponsors celebrated the recent opening of the Shanghai CI Flexo Technology & Innovation Demo Center.   

Jagdish Kumar and Alan Xie of DuPont Packaging Graphics, Su Xiangyu of Xi’ an Aerospace-Huayang and other sponsors celebrated the recent opening of the Shanghai CI Flexo Technology & Innovation Demo Center.