METPACK: 
		METPACK-Conference

NOTE: METPACK PROGRAMM 2021

Due to the new date of the METPACK from 23 to 27 February 2021, all programme items are currently being revised. We will provide you with new contents, dates and documents as soon as possible.

The METPACK Conference on Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 promotes knowledge transfer and serves as a valuable networking forum. Seven international experts informed in concentrated form about current research results and new manufacturing technologies.

Lecture program of the METPACK Conference 2020
Lecture program of the METPACK Conference 2020
08:15 a.m.
Welcome Coffee and Registration of Delegates, Networking
Lecture program of the METPACK Conference 2020
08:45 a.m.
Opening of the Conference

Drivers of beverage can growth
Dr. Daniel Abramowicz, Executive VP Technology & Regulatory Affairs Crown Holdings (US)
Lecture program of the METPACK Conference 2020
09:15 a.m.
Modern Global Canmaking I

1. High strength steels, the solution for lightweight and sustainable packaging
Pascal Amelot
Commercial Director Packaging, ArcelorMittal Europe

2. Automation makes the difference – Standardised and effective ways of printing
Ralf Gumbel
CEO, Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint GmbH

3. Food contact risk assessment of BPA-NI coatings for metal packaging – demonstrating the safety of NIAS
Neil Finley
Head of Global Food Safety AO – Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs, Henkel UK Operations Ltd
Lecture program of the METPACK Conference 2020
11:00 a.m.
Networking Refreshment Break
Lecture program of the METPACK Conference 2020
11:30 a.m.
Modern Global Canmaking II

4. Complementary printing technologies: from latest offset evolution to new digital technology
Francesco Amati
General Manager, Gruppo ASA

5. Seaming of high-strength packaging steels – simulation + experiments
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Lieber
Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkzeugmaschinen und Umformtechnik IWU

6. Towards the cost optimization of lacquering - Concepts & Applicability
Dimitrios Tsimpoukis
Ph.D., Managing Director, Chrotex S.A Athens

7. The Boxer: a new development in DWI technology by SLAC
Marcel Schoumacker
Director of sales Europe, Middle East and Africa, SLAC
Lecture program of the METPACK Conference 2020
01:30 p.m.
End of Conference