Press Conferences 2019

09:15 - 10:00Gallus (Stand 5B28)

  • Gallus – A Heidelberg Group Company
  • Why hybrid printing
  • Gallus product innovations 2019

10:30 - 11:10Labelexpo Global Series (Press Office Theatre)

  • Welcome to the 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe: highlights of this year’s show
  • Overview of current industry trends and growth areas
  • What’s new for Labelexpo Global Series – including Brand Print
  • Label Academy update
  • World Label Awards presentations



11:25 - 12:25Epson (Press Office Theatre)

Inkjet technology: a sustainable more profitable future for label production 
  • Epson’s strategic vision for the future of the label industry 
  • New innovations including:
    • High speed industrial label printer (Surepress L-6534 VW)
    • Global launch of ColorWorks on-demand digital label printers
    • Food Contact Material (FCM) regulation compliant label printers
    • LabelWorks printers
    • SurePress industrial digital label printer with a new in-line spectrophotometer 

12:30 - 14:00Lunch (press office)

14:15 - 14:45Durst (press office theatre)

  • Short corporate overview of Durst Group
  • Review on 15 months Tau 330 RSC field experience with customer feedback
  • Durst’s new product launches at Labelexpo Europe 2019



15:00 - 15:30Konica Minolta (Press Office Theatre)

  • Konica Minolta Performance: Analysis, classification and market forecast
  • The new AccurioLabel 230 – the next step
  • MGI JETVarnish 3D WEB Color+ embellishment for label and flexible packaging
  • Q&A with additional speakers: Toshitaka Uemura, Director Global IP Strategy & Business Development, Konica Minolta, Tony Charlet, General Manager Industrial Printing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe,  and Victor Abergel, Executive Vice President & Managing Director, MGI Digital Technology Group

15:45 - 16:15Xeikon (Press Office Theatre)

  • Update on Xeikon's business strategy in the label market  
  • Xeikon’s TRANSFORM programme
  • Portfolio update and new product launches since Labelexpo Europe 2017



16:45 - 17:15HP (stand 5C200)

  • An overview 
  • HP Indigo’s portfolio of digital labels and packaging solutions 
  • New digital embellishment and brand protection solutions
  • New opportunities for label converters to diversify and grow into flexible packaging and shrink sleeves

08:15 - 08:45Avery Dennison (stand 5A31)

Making a Material  Difference:
  • Latest developments on business and innovation strategy
  • An update on the progress towards the ambitious 2025 Sustainability Goals
  • Demonstration of a range of newly launched and significant innovations across four key areas of focus, including sustainable materials and intelligent labels 

09:00 - 10:00Bobst/Mouvent (Stand 3A59)

  • BOBST and Mouvent's most complete product portfolio at Labelexpo 2019: BOBST transforming into a digitalized company (Jean-Pascal Bobst)
  • Technology news of the day: Hybrid press, DigiColor, REVO successes (Federico D'Annunzio)

10:30 - 11:00Odesyo (Press Office Theatre)

Print quality: sparing $9 billion per year:

  • Today’s QC machines and their inherent costly limitations
  • Smijet’s new disruptive technologies easily overcome those limits and prevent waste before it is created
  • Introducing Artificial Intelligence to instantly track and correct (in-line and at production speeds) color consistency and print faults on 100% of the printed surface, whatever the substrate
  • About Odesyo

11:15 - 11:45GEW (Press Office Theatre)

  • Latest product innovations
  • Launch of GEW’s new LeoLED curing system: the next generation for LED UV curing
  • How LeoLED design differs from earlier GEW models, its key features, and the many benefits to the customer

12:00 - 12:30Screen Europe (press office theatre)

  • Screen explores why inkjet is the fastest growing technology in label printing
  • Expanding its remit into further applications, and strengthening its position within high-end labels, Screen provides an update on its game-changing label presses

12:45 - 13:45Lunch (press office)

14:00 - 14:30FINAT (Press Office Theatre)

  • The official award ceremony and announcement of the winners of the #LABELicious European Young Talent Competition, a FINAT initiative
  • In addition to the speakers, there will be representatives of the 3 Platinum Partners: Avery Dennison, Gallus, and HP; and the winners of the  #LABELicious European Young Talent Competition
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14:45 - 15:15Phoseon Technology (press office theatre)

  • Latest Phoseon LED product innovations and curing technologies
  • Advantages of UV LED curing solutions
  • Challenges in selecting your UV LED curing solution



15:30 - 16:00Ethic Software (stand 5B80)

  • ETHIC Software: 20th anniversary and as young and dynamic as ever, with the arrival of the new generation
  • From legendary discretion to openness to Europe
  • With the new “Collection 2.0”: the “ETHIC Web & Mobile CRM”, the “ETHIC Web ERP”,  the “2.0 ETHIC”, and other surprises…



16:15 - 16:45Taghleef (stand 5C40)

  • Ti sustainable solutions for shrink labels market
  • Ti sustainable solutions for in-mold labels market
  • Ti programs that support sustainability and circular economy
  • Ti innovations in pressure sensitive labels  

17:00 - 17:30OMET (stand 6C49)

  • The new X7 printing press
  • OMET Printing Revolution: all the innovations introduced at Labelexpo Europe 2019
  • The Green Side of Printing: OMET introduces its sustainability program

09:00 - 09:45Pantec (Stand 5A36)

  • Multifoil design: winning the battle on the shelf
  • The new RHINO™ flat bed hot foil embossing system product portfolio



10:15 - 10:45KURZ (Press office theatre)

DIGITAL METAL®, the innovative enhancement process for digital finishing with real metal to make (digital) printing really exciting:

  • Digital print finishing – all-in-one solutions as well as modular ones – from KURZ perfectly complement not only digital, but also analog presses
  • Real added value in printing with the highest quality, high production speed and with precise customized metallization by the KURZ DM-LINER®

11:00 - (Press Office Theatre)

Flexo 24 is the first online flexo service available around the clock to manufacture digitally imaged photopolymer plates for flexo printing. This session will look specifically at:
  • How the ready-to-use technology boosts innovation in the flexographic market, made by Nu-Maber's 30 years of experience
  • The benefits of Flexo 24's e-commerce service
  • The reliability of the first B2B e-commerce site for flexo



11:45 - 12:15GIC (Press Office Theatre)

  • Presentation about GIC
  • RFID and its applications
  • New innovations in the field of RFID

12:30 - 13:00SISTRADE (Press Office Theatre)

  • Sistrade news: Multilayer labels – Estimating and Job Order management
  • Sistrade news: Cylinder and cliché supplier management
  • Industry 4.0 in label converting industry


13:15 - 14:15Lunch (press office)

Please note: A  media lunch is available on day 4, Friday 27 September, between 12:00-14:00.


14:30 - 15:00COLOP (Press Office Theatre)

  • COLOP innovations at the show:
    • The COLOP e-mark® - an electronic marking device
    • COLOP Standard Stamp Selection