Shrinking to Expand:  A Hands-On Workshop to Grow Your Business through Shrink Sleeves

May 21, 2019
St. Louis, Missouri

Maximizing Press Potential with the Most Productive and Profitable Path to Shrink

Shrink sleeve labels are roughly 18% of the entire global label market. Can your business afford to ignore that application? Because your competition isn't.

Join Mark Andy and leading industry partners on May 21 in St. Louis for an interactive, hands-on workshop specifically aimed at flexo and digital converters interested in expanding their book of business through shrink application.

Don’t miss your opportunity to learn from shrink industry experts in person at a production, immersive level and witness the latest technology advancements on Mark Andy's Digital Series HD and Performance Series P7E, all while establishing an achievable path to optimize your business strategy to new heights.



  • Hear from Corey Reardon of Alexander Watson Associates, an industry leader on label trends specializing in shrink sleeves.
    • AWA has been supplying the label and packaging industry with market-specific insight since 1971
    • Keynote speaker Corey Reardon, President and CEO of AWA, has over 20 years of experience in the printing and converting trade, and as an industry expert, he is an internationally respected speaker and a specialist in strategic planning
  • Experience all facets of the shrink workflow: from design to materials to printing and seaming.
    • Esko Studio software and tools will lead the way showing you how to produce better packaging artwork
    • Siegwerk and Multi-Plastics representatives will provide insight to the best recipe for distortion and heat
    • Accraply equipment will showcase real-time seaming and shrink knowledge for a hands-on, end-to-end shrink application demonstration
    • Mark Andy Print Products supply experts will be in on-site to consult attendees on the unique shrink workflow, including platemaking experts to guide converters on what type of plates are optimal for shrink applications, as well as the on-press consumables needed to result in the highest quality print.
  • Watch live demonstrations of the latest printing technology, including the most productive and profitable inkjet system for shrink sleeve application.