FEFCO Technical Seminar 2015 Barcelona - Conference Programme

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Programme "Corrugated 4.0: Smart Factories for Flexibility and Efficiency"


2015 Technical Seminar Programme


This year the theme is "Corrugated 4.0: Smart Factories for Flexibility and Efficiency"

The programme will focus on intelligent machines and processes, advanced analytics, resource efficiency, ergonomics and how people at work can adapt to these trends. It will evaluate how new developments will re-shape the industry, leading to business process re-engineering in order to be more flexible, more innovative, more cost-efficient and safer.



TS 2015 Programme


Day 1 - Wednesday  28 October


09.00               Registration starts

09.45               Welcome Coffee and exhibition visit

10.30               Welcome Address
Marc Van Damme, FEFCO Production Committee Chairman 

10.35               Spotlights Session 1

11.45               Break

12.15               Spotlights Session 2

13.15               Snack Lunch on the exhibition floor

14.00               President's Address
                        Roberto Villaquiran, FEFCO President

14.15               Smart Factories for Flexibilty and Efficiency
Dr. Frank Miletzky, PTS

14.45               A Customer's View on the Corrugated Industry of the Future
                        Christoph Merle, Migros-Industry

15.15               Break and Exhibition Visit

15.45               Requirements and Road Map to Industry 4.0
     Peter Flieher, T.CON

16.15               Business Value from Supply Chain Data Within Corrugated 4.0
  Stefan Bauer, Witron

16.45               Questions & Answers

17.15               Spotlights Session 3

18.30               Exhibition Visit

19.15               Cocktail Reception sponsored by HP


Day 2 - Thursday 29 October


08.30              Opening Day 2

                       Testing on Corrugated
08.35              Predicting Print Quality on Paper
                       Anita Teleman, Innventia                     

08:50              Manage Box Strength through the Process
                       Ian Chalmers, DST

                       Future Challenges for the Converting Process
09.05              4.0 - Are the New Ones the Old Ones ? Challenges in Converting
                       Walter De Smedt, Smurfit Kappa

09.20              Opportunities for the Future - A View from a Converting Machine Manufacturer
                       Ralf Schiffmann, Göpfert

09.35             Coffee break and exhibition visit

                       Digital Print
10.20              How Digital Has Already Changed Industrial Markets
                        Wolfram Verwüster, Durst Group

10.35              How Digital Printing Will Impact Processes in Converting
                        Jakob Bovin, BOBST

10.50              Preprint - Beyond the Limitations of Analogue and Digital
                        Alexander Cartellieri, Conprinta

11.05              What Does it Take to Go Digital ?
                        Ronen Zioni, HP  
11.20              Questions & Answers

11.50              Break

12.30              Spotlights Session 4

13.35              Lunch in the banquet hall followed by coffee on the exhibition floor

14.45             Spotlights Session 5

15.50              Break

16.30              Spotlights Session 6

17.30              Exhibition Visit

18.30              Exhibition Closes


Day 3 - Friday 30 October - morning


08.30              Opening Day 3

08.35              Safety 4.0, Our Goal, Our Inspiration
Stefan Buchner, Smurfit Kappa

09.05              Corrugators in a 4.0 Environment
Lars Engel, BHS Corrugated 

09.35              Quality Control Systems on Corrugators, Existing and Future Possibilities
                       Jari Almi, Valmet

10.00             Coffee Break and Exhibition Visit

11.00              Moisture as Key Clue in Corrugator Production
        Marek Motylewski, Mondi

11.45              Questions & Answers

12.15              Award Ceremony and Closure 

12.45              Lunch  followed by coffee on the exhibition floor

14.00              Exhibition Closes - end of the Technical Seminar