The international glass decoration community came together in November at GlassPrint 2019 and were presented with the latest trends and developments for decorating all types of glass.
Staged for the eighth time and powered by glasstec, an international audience travelled to Düsseldorf, Germany from 24 different countries, not only from throughout mainland Europe and United Kingdom but also from long distance destinations such as Australia, Canada, India, Peru, South Africa, United Arab Emirates and the USA.
Key stakeholders represented included glassmakers, decorators, end-users, brand owners, OEMs and suppliers such as AGC, Arc, BA Glass, Heinz Glas, LAV / Gürallar, O-I, Piramal, Saint-Gobain, Saverglass, Schott, Steklarna Hrastnik, Vetropack and William Grant & Sons.
GlassPrint 2019 provided delegates with the opportunity to discover the latest innovative advances in screen printing, dynamic strides in digital print technology and new techniques such as direct to shape or container printing via a two day programme of conference and networking sessions. Featuring an expanded technical programme, experts working for various companies in the glass decoration sector then delivered a series of presentations that demonstrated processes and ideas to add extra value to the end product, cut production costs and make processes more efficient:
Previous GlassPrint participants include ABInBev, AGC, Apple, ARC, Ardagh, Corning, Deco Glas, Diageo, Guardian, Heinz, Libbey, Nokia, Nestlé, NSG/Pilkington, O-I, Saint- Gobain, Schott, Sisecam, The Absolut Company, Verallia and many more! Attendee feedback from GlassPrint 2017 indicated: