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Online Workshop

The changing landscape for digital printing in packaging – improving the existing supply chains

Date: Monday 30 November 2020

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 help brands, retailers, converters and key players in the industry to integrate digital technology in their supply chain changes, plus the latest innovations and views on what is coming down the line.

Workshop Schedule


13:00 - Workshop introduction & Part I

  • An overview of the packaging market in 2020: this will include the impact of Covid-19 in the industry with a particular focus on Europe.
  • An updated Digital Print Packaging landscape (European markets vs worldwide) – the key players Market overview showing digital penetration into packaging markets – growth prospects for labels, corrugated, cartons, flexible packaging, rigid plastics and metal.
  • Prospects, important developments we will see at Drupa:
  • What are we missing with DRUPA not taking place this year?
  • Overview of the most important technology developments scheduled to be announced at DRUPA.
  • Short conclusion based on this year’s developments: this is where the industry is moving.

14:30 - Networking Break


14:50 - Workshop Part II

  • Market drivers from consumers that are impacting brands, converters and retailers how digital can help players and potentially disrupt markets.
  • Technology drivers in inkjet and electrophotography, with hybrid systems, the latest innovations and views on what is coming down the line.
  • Includes 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 – likely disruption.

15:30 - 16:00 Interactive Q&A with Sean Smyth, Print Expert, Smithers

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