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8/3/2018 Press Release
AIMCAL and Converting Quarterly to present wide variety of technical resources at PACK EXPO International 2018

AIMCAL and Converting Quarterly to present wide variety of technical resources at PACK EXPO International 2018

The Assn. of International Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators will exhibit at the upcoming PACK EXPO International 2018, set for October 14-16, 2018, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. Participating in the PACK EXPO Association Partner Pavilion, AIMCAL will be located in Booth N-5902 in the North Hall.

Among the many resources available to show attendees at the AIMCAL booth will be copies of the 2018-19 AIMCAL SourceBook, and the 2018 Q2 and Q3 editions of Converting Quarterly, the association’s official technical journal. AIMCAL also will offer show-goers information on membership benefits, including AIMCAL TV where members can access dozens of full educational courses free online, and the annual AIMCAL R2R Conference USA / SPE FlexPackCon® (Oct. 28-31, 2018, in Phoenix, AZ).

“Along with all that AIMCAL and Converting Quarterly has to offer PACK EXPO International visitors, AIMCAL also will participate in the Dow Chemical-sponsored Showcase of Packaging Innovations®,” says Craig Sheppard, AIMCAL executive director. “The winners of our 2018 AIMCAL Web-Coated Product of the Year competition will be on display, in addition to 12 other associations’ design competition winners.”

A special offer for new AIMCAL members allows those companies joining the trade association now to receive full benefits of their membership dues for 2018 – and all of 2019. More information is available at

AIMCAL, the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators, represents converters of metallized, coated, and laminated flexible substrates and their suppliers. Founded in 1970, membership stands at almost 300. A global group, AIMCAL promotes the growth and prosperity of the converting industry and member companies via an array of technical and marketing services. More info:  

About Converting Quarterly
Converting Quarterly is the No. 1 print and online technical resource for the web-processing, converting and finishing industries. As the official publication of the Assn. of International Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators, it serves the technical information needs of solution, extrusion and vacuum coater, laminator, film-maker, flexo/gravure printer, slitter/sheeter and finishing professionals with a quarterly printed magazine, weekly email newsletter, 24-7 Website and Mobile Apps. More info:  

About PACK EXPO International
PACK EXPO International is produced by PMMI, The Assn. for Packaging and Processing Technologies. The show features several interactive venues for attendees right on the show floor, including industry- specific lounges, resource centers and the Innovation Stage, where educational sessions are presented throughout the day. More than 2,500 exhibiting companies offering processing and packaging solutions will connect with over 50,000 industry professionals from 40+ vertical markets on a 1.2+ million net-square-feet exhibit floor. More info:

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