Digital Print for Corrugated Packaging Summit

FESPA UK Association

The Summit

Wednesday 5th October 2016


FESPA UK Association’s Digital Print for Corrugated Packaging Summit was held at the Williams Conference Centre which is an experience that never fails to impress. Located at the home of the Williams Grand Prix Team in Grove, Oxfordshire, the event was be held on the 5th October 2016, with a packed programme of inspirational presentations from leaders in their field, who offered valuable networking opportunities.

  • Presentations were given by a range of handpicked experts, all of whom are from within the corrugated packaging industry, and cover a range of topics spread out over the day.

  • A range of compact displays that showcased some of the best suppliers to the corrugated packaging industry.

  • Visitors rubbed shoulders and shared opportunities with each other, gaining new contacts and opened new avenues for profit!

  • The aim of the summit was to provide vital information to exploit this expanding market. Digital print is accelerating to supplant analogue technologies and versioning is an even more attractive proposition to specifiers. Making the most of the mix by managing the change is the key to success.

“Digital print gives a process that used to handle with the sluggishness pace of a container ship the swift manoeuvrability of a speedboat.”

Taken from the publication “Digital Print a Bigger Spectrum” by Silas Amos.




What does digital mean to brand owners and design agencies?
Silas Amos of Design Thought – Unlocking the business potential for digital printed corrugated packaging to create desire. Silas will help you innovate for profit.

The right material choice is critical for print
Tom Lindop of Smurfit Kappa – Exploit the options in corrugated materials. Do you know what is available?

Effective workflow pays – from design to production
Jan De Roeck of ESKO – Humans need a platform to inspire them, machines need control. Capturing innovation and precision within a workspace. Get the very best from your resources with effective packaging management.

The present and future of digital printing in corrugated packaging
Neil Osment of NOA Limited – Looks at consumer behaviour, the Downstream impact on retailing, the demand of corrugated packaging, and offer predictions for the future on how he sees digital developing as a print process within the corrugated market in Europe.

Innovative design delivers
Linsey Brookes of Swanline Print – Taking a job from initial concept through to final design on a daily basis. Obtain real world understanding on the challenges of effective design.

Automated die-less cutting and creasing
Russell Weller of ESKO - The speed and precision of cutting and creasing is the governing factor in determining throughput. You will learn how far this technology has progressed and where it will go in the future.

Don't get stuck with gluing
Barry Tabor of British Converting Solutions Limited – As print speeds increase the need for automation rises. What are the options? Moving into volume production is a whole new challenge.

Effective response is everything
Nick Kirby of Swanline Print Limited – Nick is committed to exploiting this burgeoning market, hear how he achieves success. A great opportunity to hear how an important player manages the opportunities.

Implementing digital print for corrugated packaging
Dan Brunton will interview a panel of industry professionals about the implementation of digital into an analog business, how to ’sell’ digital print on corrugated and what the brand owners are looking for.
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