IST Metz Hosts UV Days 2019

Organizer and UV specialist IST Metz, based in Nürtingen, Germany, recently held its in-house exhibition, UV Days, with positive results. Taking place on May 13-16, UV Days 2019 saw more than 1,300 guests and 55 exhibitors from 46 countries. With more than 30 impulse and short presentations, 16 live print demonstrations on the company’s own sheet-fed offset press, eight live demonstrations on the narrow web press and three different print jobs, the exhibition was full of information for the attendees.

“We are delighted with the great success of the ninth edition of our in-house exhibition. With more than 1,300 visitors and 55 exhibitors, the UV Days were more well-attended and more diversified than ever before in terms of application technology,” said Christian-Marius Metz, CEO of IST Metz GmbH.

At UV Days, more than 30 impulse and short presentations, 16 live print demonstrations on the company’s sheetfed offset press and eight live demonstrations on the narrow web press took place. Photo courtesy of IST Metz.
PadBook – premium package with added value

A highlight among the print jobs was the PadBook – a highly refined, sustainably produced and usable multifunctional packaging. The fold-out folder serves as a mobile and compact office and contains holders for a writing pad, business cards, pens and storage space for such tablet accessories as charging cables and plugs. The magnetic closure of the folder allows the entire office equipment to be securely stowed and transported. In addition to that, the PadBook also can be folded to create a tablet holder. During the in-house exhibition, visitors could have the print gimmick personalized by the Ludwigsburg type artist Sigrid Artmann with UV varnish or by means of modern laser engraving by exhibitor Polar Mohr.

Industry partners enrich UV Days

With 13 industrial partners, industrial applications were represented more strongly than ever before at the UV Days. Even outside the printing industry, the application possibilities for optical systems are almost limitless. That’s why IST offers tailor-made systems and solutions as well as professional support and laboratory services with UV, LED and Excimer systems for industrial applications. IST Metz systems are used for processing materials such as glass, plastics, wood and wood-based materials. At the in-house exhibition, IST Metz presented its new Excimer laboratory system for the first time in daily live demonstrations.

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