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By the Numbers

Posted by Lauren Searson on 3/18/19 3:47 PM

No matter how you stack the numbers, SGIA’s 2019 FP3: Functional Printing, Process & Products conference (May 5 - 7; Chicago area) adds up to be a must-attend for today’s functional printers. If you’re still on the fence, here’s a number of reasons why to make this event a priority.

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Topics: Industrial Printing, Printed Electronics, FP3Conf, Functional Printing, Business Solutions, Education, Networking

A First Time for Everything

Posted by Mike Wagner on 1/23/19 3:52 PM

For nearly a decade, I have been directly involved with the programming for several SGIA conferences, from the Membrane Switch Symposium to the more recent Industrial Applications & Printed Electronics Symposium. I have been attending these types of conferences for even longer, but not long enough to say I attended their first iterations.  

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Industrial Print, Industrial Printing, Printed Electronics, FP3Conf, Functional Printing, FP3

Make It Personal: 2018 SGIA Expo’s FP3 Luncheon Focuses on Building Brands and Relationships

Posted by Vince Cahill on 11/7/18 2:54 PM

On the first day of the SGIA Expo, I attended the FP3: Functional Printing, Process & Products Luncheon, featuring keynote speaker Colby Jubenville, Ph.D. The author and raconteur’s presentation “Personal Brands and Personal Relationships: Business is Personal” engaged attendees with questions about how to build client relationships and perceptions of a brand’s value.

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Topics: SGIA, SGIA Expo, Industrial Print, Industrial Printing, FP3Conf, Functional Printing, Business Solutions, FP3

FP3 Wrap Up: Collaboration Leads to Innovation

Posted by Mike Wagner on 9/19/18 9:34 AM

I have been directly involved with the programming of several SGIA events for nearly a decade and have been attending them even longer.  I previously helped to plan the Membrane Switch Symposium and in more recent years, the Industrial Applications and Printed Electronics Symposium. I often hear my colleagues speak about attending the early Membrane Switch Symposiums many years ago and I find it exciting that so many of us have seen the event evolve into what is now the FP3: Functional Printing, Process and Products Conference, which had its inaugural event in June of 2018. 

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, SGIA Expo, Printed Electronics, FP3Conf, Functional Printing, Education, FP3

Additive Manufacturing: Driving a New Wave of Design Freedom for Electronics

Posted by Tim Fahey on 8/15/18 10:33 AM

I presented at SGIA’s FP3 Conference in June in Chicago. The audience included several key electronics printers in North America, who I got the opportunity to engage with both during following the event. My presentation examined how additive manufacturing processes are converging to drive a new wave of design freedom for manufacturers of electronic devices.

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Packaging, Digital Printing, Robotic process automation, Industrial Print, Printed Electronics, FP3Conf, Functional Printing, FP3