AFELIM’s main role is to promote this new area
- Create a network of members working in the printed electronics field
- Work on challenges facing the industry
- Enhance the reputation of the industry
- Develop a strong link between R&D and manufacturing
- Strengthen the contacts with government and its institutions by providing messages from the industry
- Provide data on related markets
- Open up access to major research programs
- Represent the organization and its members at various professional events and trade shows
- Act as a go-between with European and worldwide organization
The Glass Valley
The Glass Valley represents 70% of the world production of bottles and bottles of luxury. Located on the border of Normandy and the Hauts-de-France, the Glass Valley federates 65 companies and more than 7500 specialized employees. This network and its multi-decade know-how, unique in the world, enable it to offer the biggest names in perfumery, cosmetics, spirits and pharmaceuticals a global offer that is part of the tradition of luxury “made in La France.” Technical study, production of molds, manufacture of bottles, qualitative sorting, decoration and high-end accessories, combined in the same territory, enable La Glass Vallée to be at the heart of this worldwide production.
Since 1990 ESMA proudly serves the industrial printing sector. The European association for printing manufacturers in screen and digital printing has grown into an organization representing industrial, functional and specialty print. Throughout the years ESMA developed the Knowledge Hub concept which now provides over 70 European manufacturer members and Technology Partners with cross-technology expertise. Every ESMA member enjoys advantageous terms at major trade shows and ESMA’s own conferences. Other benefits include access to technical seminars and committee meetings. Partners and members receive support and advice regarding health, safety and environmental legislation and participate in setting industry standards.
For more information visit: www.esma.com
FESPA is a worldwide federation of 37 national associations for screen printing, digital printing and textile printing. Founded in 1962, FESPA organizes the main exhibitions and conferences of this community and reinvests the benefits of these activities in the world printing community. FESPA represents the interests of screen and digital printers around the world with an active presence in 37 countries.
FESPA’s objective is to support our Associations by augmenting their individual membership benefits with a range of products and services. These include access to unparalleled industry resources, national, regional and international events, publications, market intelligence and industry news that connect members across the globe.
Our mission is “to be the leading globally connected imaging community.”
The contribution of the national associations and ESMA should also not be underestimated, for the support and interest shown by these organizations has ensured that the FESPA Board always remains alert to create new initiatives in order to further the objectives of FESPA.
Lab Solutions was founded by the Fabrice PONTAROLLO Association (15 years at the service of X-Rites-Pantone® as the French sales manager for the industrial sector and the formulation of inks) and Sylvain PARMENTIER (the colorimetry for more than 20 years and founder of the company Lab Services) to become the French specialist in the fields of measurement of color, brilliance, appearance, color formulation and colorimetric formation. Lab Solutions is the official distributor of X-Rite-Pantone®, the world leader in colorimetry solutions (colorimeters, Spectrocolorimeters, spectrophotometers, densitometers, quality control and color formulation software).
Lab Solutions is associated with Lab Services, the specialist for the calibration and maintenance of colorimeters, Spectrocolorimeters and brightness meters. Lab Services is accredited COFRAC N ° 2. 1774 and ISO 17025 (available on www.cofrac.fr) for the color measurement chains (Spectrocolorimeter and white calibration) and gloss measurement chain (gloss meters and calibration tiles). Lab Services has been the French partner of X-Rite-Pantone® for the maintenance of colorimeters, Spectrocolorimeters and densitometers for more than 3 years. Lab Solutions is also a technical team led by Cédric LETAY (5 years at the service of X-Rite-Pantone® as an Application Specialist) providing training and technical support on colorimetry and measure of appearance.