Chicago, IL — November 16-18, 2016 

Event: AWA IMLCON & IMDCON 2016                             


Although in-mold labelling (IML) is a niche portion of the labelling market today, the technology has strong growth prospects. Thilo Henkes, Managing Director, L.E.K. Consulting, will deliver a presentation on the label market landscape and why in-mold is poised for growth.

Date/Location: November 17, 2016 - Chicago, IL

Time: 10:00 – 10:30 am

About Thilo Henkes:    

Thilo Henkes joined L.E.K. in 2000 and has more than 15 years of consulting experience specializing in transaction support and developing post-acquisition, value-enhancing strategies for portfolio companies. He is a Managing Director and Partner, and leads our Paper Goods and Packaging practice. Thilo is also active in our Building Materials & Industrials Products and Private Equity practices. He has worked with his clients to evaluate merger and acquisition opportunities, assess growth options in new markets and new products, construct business plans in conjunction with developing new growth strategies, and identify value in cost-cutting initiatives. Prior to attending business school, Thilo worked in financial services for the Boston-based mutual fund company, Massachusetts Financial Services and Goldman Sachs. Thilo has also worked at Daimler Benz in Sindelfingen, Germany. He earned his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Hamilton College.


IMLCON™ & IMDCON™ 2016, the AWA International In-mold Labeling & decorating Conference & Exhibition, is the only conference totally dedicated to in-mold labeling & decorating, their technologies and markets. It attracts delegates from around the world, from all aspects of the dynamic in-mold label and packaging industry - from raw material suppliers, machinery manufacturers to converters and end users. IMLCON & IMDCON is unique, and has become the ‘established industry event and conference for the in-mold sector. It provides a platform for industry updates, aids in understanding the current market trends and technologies, and offers outstanding industry networking opportunities.

2016 marks the 23rd edition of the conference and will introduce a renewed format for this established event. Focusing on the themes of Innovation, Collaboration, and Growth, the conference will introduce the IML Leadership and Innovation awards, feature a facility tour and an innovative program of presentations by leading industry players. Topics will include the latest technologies, discussions on today's industry issues, innovations, and up-to-date market intelligence.

About L.E.K. Consulting:

L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consulting firm that uses deep industry expertise and rigorous analysis to help business leaders achieve practical results with real impact. We are uncompromising in our approach to helping clients consistently make better decisions, deliver improved business performance and create greater shareholder returns. The firm advises and supports global companies that are leaders in their industries — including the largest private and public sector organizations, private equity firms and emerging entrepreneurial businesses. Founded more than 30 years ago, L.E.K. employs more than 1,200 professionals across the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Europe. For more information, go to