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CardTREX North America Focuses on Improving Card Production 

June 13-14 Event Features Exclusive Tour of Klöckner Pentaplast’s Facility

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., May 16, 2017 — Technical and card production staff seeking to drive profitability through improved production efficiency improvements and higher quality are invited to attend CardTREX North America in June, the International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) announced today.

CardTREX North America will take place June 13-14 at the Omni Richmond Hotel in Richmond, Virginia. 

“This is a can’t-miss event for anyone who designs and produces cards,” said Jeffrey Barnhart, ICMA founder and executive director. “New and emerging technologies mean our industry is always in flux. CardTREX offers critical education and networking opportunities for industry professionals to gather tangible production improvement tactics to drive profitability within their companies.”
 
CardTREX North America will feature a half-day workshop on production efficiencies, as well as education on security inks and card materials. Supplier tabletop exhibits provide networking and a chance to select outstanding products. Attendees will get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of Klöckner Pentaplast of America manufacturing facility to see how card film is produced, including:

•    Brief company overview
•    Core film calendering 
•    Overlay film calendaring
•    Sheeting and slitting 
•    Packaging

ICMA, a global trade association for card manufacturers, personalizers, issuers and suppliers, will elevate and empower attendees through activities including industry roundtables, card-focused education and trend analysis and multiple networking events. ICMA will also offer ACE industry certification training and exams. 

ICMA has served as an industry resource for more than 25 years. It’s where card professionals connect, network and discuss changing technologies and products. For more information, visit www.icma.com.


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About ICMA
For nearly 30 years, ICMA has been a nonprofit association of card manufacturers, personalizers, suppliers and related industry participants. With 225 members globally, ICMA acts as a resource for industry issues, including the production, technology, application, security and environmental issues of cards. More information is available at www.icma.com.

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