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Online Workshop

The changing landscape for digital printing in packaging - improvements for brands, converters and consumers

Date: Thursday 2nd December 2021

Time: 13:00 - 16:00 GMT / 14:00 - 17:00 CET

Workshop leader: Sean Smyth, Print Expert, Smithers

Delegates will learn independent perspectives and real-world scenarios on how digital print can bring about improvements for brands, converters and consumers.

Workshop Schedule


Part I - Packaging market developments in the post-COVID world

  • Where digital fits into the packaging world
  • The changing role of packaging, new functions enabled by digital print
  • Choices for printing labels, cartons, corrugate, flexibles, rigid plastics, glass and metal
  • Litho, flexo, gravure and special decorating
  • Electrophotography
  • Inkjet
    • The importance of workflow
    • Emerging routes to market
  • Comparing analogue and digital printing


Part II - The economics of digital print

  • Cost model comparison
  • Capacity of equipment - complementary or competitive to analogue print

Networking Break


Part III - New technologies in 2021

  • Digital printing technology map, and digital finishing
  • Workflow
  • Materials
  • Finishing


Part IIII - The future packaging world

  • Sustainability
  • Changing retail landscape
  • Changing supply chains enabled by digital print
  • Changing customer requirements, how big brands are being disrupted by smaller brands

Interactive Q&A with Sean Smyth, Print Expert, Smithers

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