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Product Fair

Many thanks to the following sponsors of the final conference party in Berlin on Saturday September 10th: Graphic Chemical and Ink Company, T.N. Lawrence and Sons Ltd., Polymetaal, and John Purcell Paper. We are also grateful to Papierfabrik Zerkall Renker & Soehne, which has donated paper for all conference technical demonstrations and the Demographics Project.

Hugo Bos of Polymetaal has arranged to have demonstrations during the Product Fair September 8-9 of Akua Intaglio Waterbased Intaglio Ink. Professor Filip le Roy (Printmaking Deptartment of the Anderlecht School of Art (Bruxelles). The demo will present Rostow & Jung (New York) "waterbased" Akua Intaglio inks. The quality of this line of inks has been improved dramatically in the last few months. Apart from the artistic qualities, these inks can be cleaned with soap and water, no dangerous solvents required.

Thursday September 8 (8:30-16:00) and Friday September 9 (8:30-15:30)
Muzeum Narodowe w Poznaniu, Patio Hall
Al. Marcinkowskiego 9, Poznañ, 61-745, Poland
telephone: +48-61-856-8117, Fax: +48-61-85-5898

CLICK HERE to see the location of the Product Fair in the Muzeum Narodowe w Poznaniu

Printmaking vendors may send two representatives to the conference for no registration fee and no booth fee. Vendors will be provided two tables in the large, spacious Patio Hall at the Muzeum Narodowe w Poznaniu (National Museum of Poznañ) to present their products and wares (ink, paper, presses, and other printmaking or bookmaking supplies). Vendors will be responsible for sending/bringing all display materials to the museum and for return or wares. Product fair set-up can take place at 4pm-6pm on Wednesday September 7th. Inquires should be sent to Beauvais Lyons ( by July 1, 2005.

Vendors are responsible for shipping and customs arrangements to and from the Muzeum Narodowe w Poznaniu. Materials should be shipped to arrive between September 1 and 7, 2005. If you are shipping materials, please send a confirmation fax or email to the museum. For cost and service, we recommend using DHL. To go to the DHL web site, CLICK HERE

Product Fair participants are asked to use the on-line registration form (CLICK HERE) to pay for box lunches or the banquet.

Vendors should send an email with "IMPACT Product Fair" in the subject line with the following information:
1. Name of Firm
2. Names of up to two Company Representatives who will attend the conference
3. Complete Postal Address
4. Phone Number
5. Fax Number
6. Email Address
7. Web site Address
8. a short description of the products/services represented by the firm


Graphic Chemical & Ink Company
Representives: Dean Clark, Susan Clark, Elizabeth Clark, Hilary Korbar, Arline Ryan
728 North Yale Avenue, P.O. Box 7027
Villa Park, IL 60181, U.S.A.
Telephone : +01-630-832-6004
Fax: +01-630-832-6064
Description: Graphic Chemical & Ink Company handles a complete range of printmaking supplies. We manufacture the finest inks available for etching, hand lithography, and relief printing, and sell silk screen, monoprint and letterpress inks. Our Grounds and Stop Out Varnishes are known worlwide, and we sell all materials that printmakers need from tools and papers to plates, chemistry and safety supplies. Graphic Chemical & Ink is represented by distributors in over 20 countries in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Graphic Chemical & Ink Company is where printmaking begins.

T. N. Lawrence & Son Ltd.
Representative: Martin Lawrence
208 Portland Road
Hove BN3 5QT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 260260
Fax: +44 1273 260270
Description: T.N. Lawrence & Son manufactures and imports a wide range of printmaking tools and materials, including presses (Tofko), rollers (Lawrence), and inks (Caligo, Lawrence, Graphic Chemical  & Ink, Rostow & Jung, Speedball).

Papierfabrik Zerkall Renker & Soehne GmbH & Co. KG
Representative: Felix Renker
Gustav-Renker-Strasse 5
52393 Huertgenwald-Zerkall, Germany
Tel.: +49 2427 9406-0
Fax: +49 2427 9406-79
Description: The Zerkall mill has been manufacturing mould made papers for more than 90 years and is well known for a large variety of deckle edged paper for fine art printing, printmaking, watercolor, book art, design and restoration. Trademarks are ZERKALL, ZERKALL-BUETTEN, AQUARAG, AQUARAG CY, ARTRAG, LITHO VI, RESTAURO, COPPERPLATE, FRANKFURT, NIDEGGEN. Stock items available in different sheet sizes, colors, surface finishes and weights up to 600 gsm. Special makings with maximum sheet size 150 x 225 cm (four deckle edges). All grades
are acid free, neutral sized, alkaline buffered, without optical brightener and meet requirements for permanence (ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992, DIN ISO 9706).

Representatives: Hugo Bos, Marit Spruitenburg
Evertsenstraat 69 C
2315 SK Leiden, Netherlands
Telephone: +31.71.5222681
Fax: +31.71.5214244
Description: Polymetaal manufactures and exports etching presses. They plan to bring a JW-80 etching press for the conference. Printmaking materials; tools, Akua-Intaglio inks, special materials for non-toxic intaglio like photopolymer films, etc.

John Purcell Paper
Representative: John Purcell
15 Rumsey Road
London SW9 0TR
Telephone: +44 20 7737 5199
Fax: +44 20 7737 6765
Description: A comprehensive inventory of papers for use in printmaking, watercolor, digital printing, and book arts. Included are Japanese papers, materials for conservation work, transfer papers, museum and conservation boards, and other supplies, including the T.W. Graphics Waterbased Ink System for screenprinting.

Systemy Medyczne i Edukacyjne Krzysztof Chelminski
Representatives: Krzysztof Chelminski and Stefan Chelminski
Ul. Izy Zielinskiej 12/14, 96-300 Zyrardow, Poland
Telephone: +48 46 8559031, +48 22 5462755
Mobile: +48 606 839899
Fax: +48 46 8559031
Description: Systemy medyczne i edukacyjne Krzysztof Chelminski manufactures equipement for non-toxic intaglio using photoplymer films: UV exposure units, UV lamps and vacuum frames, etc.