In March, at its global headquarters in St. Louis, MO, USA, Mark Andy Inc. hosted more than 200 visitors to the company's 2014 Open House. The primary objective of the event was to provide an educational experience for converters, supporting the company's mission to "be the total solutions partner and supplier of choice offering high quality, innovative solutions that drive customer profitability."
Headlining the event was the live debut of the Mark Andy Digital Series, which is being touted as the first truly integrated hybrid inkjet printing platform, "Designed with Business Responsive Technology, Digital Series is the first true production level digital solution--combining highly configurable in-line converting and processing with high-quality
Digital printing at production-level speeds," the company says. "The result is a, system architecture that delivers the best total cost of operation of any digital solution available on the market today."
During the three day event, attendees were treated to converter-focused educational forums, the highlight being a lively and interactive panel discussion titled, "Flexo and Digital--What's the right mix?" Three different converter-filled panels over the three days provided: very candid accounts of individual experiences and business models around implementation of both flexo and digital...