Heidelberg Webcast - Sustainability and Automation: Two mega trends shaping the packaging industry


Packaging Innovations & Empack

The future of branded packaging and technology

25 May 10:00 - 17:00 & 26 May 10:00 - 16:00 2022 | Hall 1 NEC Birmingham

London Packaging Week are proud to partner with Heidelberg for this upcoming webcast on 7 July. Heidelberg provides insight into what to expect from them on the day. 

Kerstin Haase, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, in conversation with Matt Rockley, Heidelberg UK. Discover the industry’s latest sustainable packaging innovations and automation technologies, and how you can incorporate them into your printing processes.

During this webinar, we will be delving into…

Sustainable packaging production solutions

Heidelberg is a worldwide supplier for end-to-end solutions in the printing industry with a strong focus on packaging. When it comes to sustainability, Heidelberg sees the following trends driving customers and Heidelberg innovations:

  • Necessity for carbon footprint reduction as a success factor in packaging print production.
  • Ever increasing need of energy and resource saving during packaging print production.
  • Cross-industry initiatives and developments for higher recycling rate and the circular economy for fibre-based packaging.

Use of AI in Printing and Automation

In printing, we see an increased use of robotic functions to improve precision and productivity and reduce production time. The use of automation and artificial intelligence helps to coordinate and optimise production and operation.  

Kerstin and Matt will discuss:

  • How modern printing presses and color and quality devices support saving CO2.
  • How printers can benefit from automation in press and postpress with intelligent assistant systems and robotics.
  • What AI, cloud computing and automated consulting services bring in the printing industry.

Kerstin Haase – Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG

Kerstin Haase is responsible for Business Development Packaging for Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. With over 25 years of experience in various positions in the folding carton industry, Kerstin has a passion for the sector. A consummate professional, she always keeps an eye on the latest market developments and industry topics to drive Heidelberg’s activities in the packaging sector.

Matt Rockley – Heidelberg UK

Matt Rockley is a Product Executive, Sheetfed & Digital and the conduit to our factory in Wiesloch-Walldorf, Germany. A world leading expert for sheetfed products, he has already been with Heidelberg for 25 years. His crowd winning presentations attract significant attention at corporate Expos and events.

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