Conference Programme

During GlassPrint conference sessions, technical experts deliver an extensive series of presentations covering digital and screen technologies for decorating flat and hollow glass. The programme also attracts industry figureheads as keynote speakers and a specially selected panel of glass decoration experts join together for the GlassPrint LIVE open forum to answer topical questions from the audience. GlassPrint 2017 will open mid-morning on 29 November and close mid-afternoon on 30 December (exact timings to be announced shortly).

TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS WILL INCLUDE:

  • - How to verify the compliance to food contact and REACH Regulations (Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro / SSV)
  • - 3D-Printing of glass now possible (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
  • - Digital printing opens a new way of marketing glass bottles (Curvink / TILL)
  • - Flat and hollow glass screen printing market: key industry trends, technologies and geographic markets etc. (Smithers Pira)
  • - Digital glass gilding technology for decoration (Heraeus)
  • - Achieving perfect results printing directly on bottles with a scalable and easy to use industrial system for screen printing (Gallus)
  • - Decoration of architectural glass using inkjet printing (Tiger Coatings)
  • - How to benefit from Cloud Computing and Industry 4.0 as a glass printer (KBA Kammann)
  • - Screen printing – the importance of a perfect screen (Grunig/SignTronic)
  • - The value of glass decoration (FERRO)
  • - Screen printing of hollow and flat glass: Latest developments, advantages of organic inks, effects for the beverage industry (Marabu)
  • - Atmospheric pressure plasma for patterned inkjet printing and coating on glass (University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland)
  • - Ink development which can be tempered up to 1000°C…. compared with other ceramic inks can be printed with a resolution of 1440 dpi (Ormo Print)
  • - Novel transparent inks for highly efficient light diffuser glass devices (EPTA)
  • - Is the glass world still a "glass decorated  world”… or is it more? Glass is a high-tech functional part of the process (SAATI)

Further presentations to be added from ColorGATE and more!

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS WILL INCLUDE INDUSTRY FIGUREHEADS REPRESENTING:

  • - BV Glas (The Federal Association of the German Glass Industry)
  • - FEVE (The European Container Glass Federation)
  • - Glass for Europe (trade association for Europe’s manufacturers of building, automotive and transport glass)
  • - Messe Düsseldorf (organisers of glasstec 2016)


GlassPrint LIVE!
The popular GlassPrint LIVE! panel discussion will return at the 2017 conference, featuring a specially selected panel of glass decoration experts answering questions from the audience about topical issues. Previous panelists included representatives from Nestlé, O-I, SAHM, SCHOTT and Bormioli Luigi.

Anyone who missed GlassPrint 2015 and would benefit from viewing the presentations can now purchase the complete package online at www.esma.com/shop/glassprint2015 


Exhibitors

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