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. With the 2019 programme to be finalised, below are the 2017 presentations for guidance:

  • 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)
  • 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 hightech functional part of the process (SAATI)
  • How to verify the compliance to food contact and REACH Regulations (Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro / SSV)

2017 keynote speakers included 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 2018)
 

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 


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27-28 NOVEMBER, DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY

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