In order to attend the pre-conference workshop on the morning of day one, you must attend the full Digital Print For Packaging US conference. Workshop spaces are limited, so book your spot early.
Sean Smyth | Print Consultant of Smithers Pira, UK
Covering the markets, drivers and trends with technology developments that are coming together to shape the future opportunities for digital printing technology, this workshop presents an independent perspective, looking at the pluses and minuses of inkjet and electrophotographic printing. This workshop will involve:
This jam-packed workshop will intersperse real examples and innovative campaigns designed to showcase what can be done with the technology.
Conference Producer | Smithers
In the opening session of Digital Print for Packaging, leading brand owners will discuss the changing landscape of packaging, and how digital printing is providing new opportunities to leave a lasting impression on consumers.
Moderator: Sean Smyth, Consultant, Smithers Pira
Mark Etwaru | Digital & Transformation Expert of Independent Management Consultant
Mark will discuss the market drivers for digital print for brand owners and CPGs, and highlight the advantages of speed to market.
Luis Arevalo | Design & Packaging Director Latin-America business of Colgate-Palmolive, Mexico
Digital Printing, the path to personalization, and the process to implement in a CPG company
Barry Sanel | Senior Graphics Service Manager of Diageo North America
As one of the early adopters of digital in the mainstream, Barry will examine the benefits of moving to digital and how Diageo was able to leverage digital in their incredibly popular “Love Wins” campaign.
Dan Maurer | Vice President, Digital Print Business Unit of Heidelberg USA.
This session will explore market drivers for digital print in e-commerce packaging. Speakers will discuss workflow optimization, consumer engagement, and supply chain efficiency.
Moderator: David France, Packaging Research Fellow, Conagra
Marcene Nichols | Brand Marketing Strategist of Georgia-Pacific’s Hummingbird Digital Print Solutions
With the introduction of digital print technologies into the packaging supply chain, a transformation is taking place. We’ll demystify digital printing, explain how it is being used to solve the most complex dilemmas we face inside the corrugated packaging eco-system and what this means for ecommerce.
Liz Logue | Senior Director Corporate Business Development of EFI, US
This session will highlight the latest innovations and emerging players in the digital print for packaging market.
Moderator: Tom Cooper, R&D Manager Digital Printing, WestRock
Melianthe Leeman | Global Innovation Platform Director of O-I Europe Sàrl
This presentation will provide an overview of the application of direct2shape digital printing for the glass packaging industry - Its transformative potential - How it helps addressing brand owners needs for highly differentiated packaging and personalization at low volumes. - How Owens-Illinois (O-I), the world's leading glass packaging supplier, is integrating it as part of its offering - Case study of direct2glass digital printing
Savvas Tsoukalas, President, Savco Worldwide, Inc. and David Murphy, Worldwide Marketing Director Pagewide Marketing, Industrial division, HP
Savco Import wants to bring “home” to people. In doing so, Savvas was presented with challenges in packaging efficiency. In this presentation, Savvas will discuss his journey in leveraging digital print to meet the demands of an omni-channel distribution chain.
Richard Motto | President and CEO of CAD BLU
Packaging is at the forefront of industries that can benefit from color 3D printing and what we call the notion of “true color”. In recent years, there has been a special interest and research in color 3D printing and how it could potentially change the packaging industry. From custom and personalized packaging, to first-to-market opportunities and validation of larger production demand, color 3D printing is starting to gain solid traction. In addition, color mapping is evolving, and packaging designers and engineers using 3D printers are presented with new technologies and more possibilities for designing and styling.
CAD BLU together with the Sonoco Institute of Packaging will discuss how color 3D printing is about to reach the next level in the packaging industry.