JAPAN—President, George Kallas and Sr. Manager Scott Gray of Metropolitan Fine Printers were invited to Tokyo by the All Japan Federation of Printing Industry Associations to provide the Keynote address at their Primedex Print Tradeshow.
Following up on their succesful trip to China in 2007 with Kodak Graphic Communications, MET presence was requested in Japan to share their experience as a top North American Sustainable Printer with a reputation for winning awards and the hearts of their clients.
Kallas opened the address to an audience of 210 Japanese print executives with stories of how MET has worked their way to the top with an unwavering commitment to quality and customer service. MET’s technology and environmental practices had the audience engaged for the 90 minute talk.
Gray followed up by talking about the MET approach to customer service and how important it is to get involved with clients projects early to really capitalize on helping build the project and the relationship.
They were treated to tours of top printers in Tokyo as well as meetings with key industry executives to discuss how MET can share some of their lessons to advance quality environmental printing.
Kallas notes “ We were honored to be hosted by such esteemed printers and key partner Kodak. If there is anyway we can impart some of our hard earned lessons to expand the reach of environmentally progressive printing, we feel it is our duty.”