Mark Andy Hosts Inaugural Summer Symposium to Help Companies Thrive in the Changing Flexography Industry

Chesterfield, MO. May 10, 2023

St. Louis, MO – Mark Andy, a leading manufacturer of printing equipment and technology, is pleased to announce the upcoming Summer Symposium, an exclusive event for those looking to stay ahead of the curve in the rapidly evolving flexography industry.

The two-day symposium will be attended by some of the industry’s most respected names, including TLMI President Linnea Keen, Avery Dennison Smartrac RFID expert Doug Bourque, GEW Vice President Amir Dekel, Vetaphone Chief Sales Officer Kevin Mckell and Maxcess Vice President Kiki Chosid, as well as Mark Andy executives Greg Reiter, Gretchen Tobol and Dave Telken. Together, they will cover a range of topics, from energy conservation and sustainability to automation and the utilization of RFID technology.

“We understand the challenges that flexographic printers face in today’s fast-changing marketplace, and we’re committed to helping our customers stay ahead of the curve,” said Mark Andy CEO Jason Desai. “That’s why we’ve organized this exclusive event – to provide them with the knowledge, tools, and strategies they need to succeed.”

The Summer Symposium will feature a series of short, focused sessions that provide attendees with the most relevant and up-to-date information on the latest trends and innovations in flexography. The event will take place on Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21 at the Mark Andy corporate headquarters in Chesterfield, Missouri.

“At Mark Andy, we’re dedicated to our customers’ success,” said Desai. “We believe that by providing them with access to industry leaders and experts, we can help them overcome the challenges they face and achieve their business goals. We’re excited to host this inaugural event and look forward to seeing the positive impact it has on our customers’ businesses.”

Seats are limited, and reservations are required to attend the Summer Symposium. Interested parties are encouraged to reserve their spot today to ensure they don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to learn from some of the most respected names in the flexography industry.

Daily Agenda

Tuesday, June 20

  • Market Trends

  • Importance of Proper Material Preparation

  • Energy Crisis

  • Consumables

Wednesday, June 21

  • RFID Market Trends

  • RFID Press Integration

  • Converting Automation

  • sMArt link on-press monitoring system

  • Closing Statement 

Hotel Accommodations

Mark Andy has negotiated a group rate for symposium attendees at the Drury Plaza Hotel St. Louis Chesterfield. Every room features a microwave oven, refrigerator and free Wi-Fi, and the hotel is located a short drive from the Taubman Prestige Outlets and the St. Louis Premium Outlets. You must reserve by Friday, May 19, to receive the group rate, so do not delay. The group number is 10062915.

Drury Plaza Hotel St. Louis Chesterfield
355 Chesterfield Center East
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Telephone: (636) 532-3300
Drury Hotels telephone: (800) 325-0720

About Mark Andy

Mark Andy has been a printing industry and graphic arts pioneer for more than 75 years. In addition to being the world’s leading web printing and finishing equipment manufacturer, Mark Andy offers a comprehensive line of consumables, print products and pressroom supplies. Our solutions are designed to help our clients minimize downtime, improve efficiency and maximize revenue, and all Mark Andy products are backed by the industry’s largest and most capable customer support team.

If you would like to learn more about the Summer Symposium or the ways Mark Andy could help your business to reach its goals, you can call us on (800) 700-6275 or send us an email at You can also use our online form to ask us a question or schedule a consultation.