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Virtual Webinar: June 9, 2021

June 9, 2021, join expert Sean Smyth for a virtual Digital Print for Packaging webinar.

This workshop has been running for five years and covers packaging markets, drivers and trends, and technology developments that are coming together to shape future opportunities for digital printing technology. It presents an independent perspective, looking at the pluses and minuses of inkjet and electrophotographic printing as large and small brands look to improve supply chains and connect with their customers in new ways.

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Overview of what will be covered:

  • Overview of the packaging market in 2021
  • Digital Packaging landscape – Key players, a market overview showing digital penetration into packaging markets, growth prospects for labels, corrugated, cartons, flexible packaging, rigid plastics, and metal
  • How digital can help players and potentially disrupt markets
  • Market drivers from consumers that are impacting brands, converters, and retailers
  • Technology drivers in inkjet and electrophotography, hybrid systems, and more
  • Cost comparison showing how digital is increasingly economic against analogue printing technology
  • Importance of time to market Supply chain changes – how digital technology is helping brands and retailers grow, and disruptions
  • Real examples and innovative campaigns designed to showcase what can be done with the technology

Meet The Webinar Expert:


Sean Smyth
Print Consultant

Sean Smyth has spent over 25 years in the industry in senior technology positions for a variety of print businesses across the supply chain, in hands on and consultancy roles. He helps companies make money through the appropriate use of technology.

Sean has a deep knowledge of the global print market, and a key member of the team providing quantitative market data and forecasts for the printing, paper and packaging industry. He authors off-the-shelf market studies and provides strategic consultancy services to a range of clients across the value chain.

Sean has a strong background in appropriate application of technology to print, implementing digital print systems, MIS and workflows to take time and cost out of the print supply chain. In 1994 he became Technical Director of Rexam, where the first colour digital presses in the UK were installed and he has extensive experience of digital printing. He has written many books and market studies on the future, print technology and digital print, including Smithers' flagship title "The Print & Production Manual" and the "Future of Global Print Markets".