Digital processes are gaining more popularity in package printing. Market researchers of Smithers Pira estimate the current sales volume of digital package printing at US$ 10.5 billion and a yearly growth rate of 13.6% until the decade’s end. Their forecast expects digital printing to move out of its niche within the next decade and to become established more and more in the packaging sector, and that it will consequently change other parts of the process chain of package printing.
This is reason enough to take a closer look at market development, its technological drivers, and ensuing consequences for users and mechanical engineers. In this spirit, Smithers Pira and the Print Promotion will conduct a symposium on Digital Print for Packaging in Berlin on 8 and 9 December 2015. As a non-profit organization closely linked to the Printing and Paper Association with in VDMA, Print Promotion has been supporting marketing, networking, and education on printing technology all around the world for more than 40 years.
The symposium will bring together representatives of leading branded companies from the food, pharma, and consumer goods sectors, experts from retailing, stakeholders of the packaging industry, and manufacturers of printing and paper technology. “The Digital Print for Packaging is an established format, and so far, its conferences in the USA and Great Britain have each brought together more than a 100 experts from all sectors of the value chain,” says Markus Heering, managing director of Print Promotion.
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