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Meet the world’s best “industry” experts, from Brand owners, design, pre-press and leading supply companies for 2 days of great presentations. Covering luxury design, to the latest technology to keep your business ahead of the competition.  Book your seat today!!! Join us in Jakarta, Indonesia for the 15th Annual Asian Conference 27th and 28th of April 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Jakarta.

Customer/Brand Presenters

Mr. Edric Chandra, Product Group Manager (PGM) SKM, PT. Gelora Djaja (Wismilak), Surabaya

“What does Your Customer Really Want?”

Wismilak is a renowned Indonesia cigarette industry that produces around three billion sticks of hand-rolled kretek cigarettes, machine-made kretek cigarettes and cigars.  Established in 1962, currently Wismilak is having 20 branches, 4 stock points and 29 agents that are spread in all major islands of Indonesia. Wismilak reaches success with premium brand equity, a management with more than 50 years of experience, solid financial capabilities that are growing rapidly, as well as the promising cigarette market of Indonesia.

Geoffery Yong – Capital Gravure – Collaboration between brand owners and vendors

CAPITOL was established since 1969, we have more than 46 years of industry presence in Asia Pacific region. We have our head office in Singapore and two manufacturing facilities in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We specializing in the manufacturing of the complete range of high end products and big brand names like Philip Morris, British American Tobacco, National Label Company, Amcor Group, New Toyo Group, Bentoel Indonesia and Sampoerna Indonesia, just to name a few.

Graeme Kirk– Kirk Group – Kirk’s have evolved over 40 years from an engineering company producing gravure cylinders and flexographic plates for the packaging industry into today being a leading company in engineering end-to-end digital production solutions for the FMCG industry. They represent most of the major brands and work with the regions leading packaging printers

Oka Yulianto- General Manager, PT Alegria Arti Kreatif,

“How to maximize design output to help reach the expected production result in label and packaging medium”

A Jakarta based branding company specializing in packaging design How to maximizing design output to help reaching the expected production result in label and packaging medium.

 

Anwar Kurniawan – President Director PT. Anta Tirta Karisma

PT. Anta Tirta Kirana was established in 1994 to trade flexible packaging film dedicated for food and beverage industries. Later in the year 1994, our existing customers demanded for the making of inserting and labeling machineries as well.

Joshua Jimmy Kai – Manager Operations Communication and Development, PT HM Sampoerna Tbk

“Embraced the Change”

PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk. (Sampoerna) is the leading tobacco company in Indonesia. We produce some of the best-known kretek (clove) cigarette brand families such as Sampoerna A, Sampoerna Kretek, Sampoerna U and Dji Sam Soe, the legendary “King of Kretek.” We are a subsidiary of PT Philip Morris Indonesia and an affiliate of Philip Morris International Inc., the world’s leading international tobacco company.

 

Kwan Cahyadi Kurniawan –Business Owner, Business & Executive Coach (PT Ide Cemerlang Hasil Gemilang)– Previously Vice President Director of PT DIC Graphics (subsidiary of DIC Japan)

 

Eric Tollemer – Cosfibel Group.

“Trends in Luxury Packaging”

Eric Tollemer has devoted his entire career to selling packaging to MNCs in an international environment. His export-oriented career has exposed him to various cultural sensitivities and markets. Over the last four years he has been developing the sales network of COSFIBEL PREMIUM in Asia Pacific and heading their Singapore office. COSFIBEL PREMIUM serves the promotional packaging and gift needs of luxury brands, mostly in the Beauty and Spirits industries.

In his presentation Eric Tollemer will give us an abstract of the trends shaping Luxury packaging today from a design and production perspective. Without pretend of exhaustiveness, he picks salient examples gathered hands-on and lets us reflect on how those will affect the future of the luxury packaging industry in the region. His synthesis draws from the demands of the largest players in the Beauty and Spirits markets.

Daniel Kwintner – Ingenious Design

“The rise of the SME brands beating the majors”

Ingenious Design is born from a Japanese Design Firm called IDA co. ltd. and set up in 2010 in Singapore. Initially created to bring the strong expertise of Japanese Brand packaging in the APAC region. Ingenious Design dissociate itself by integrating the best of the 2 worlds, the Japanese quality in Design and attention of details and the rich multi-cultural heritage of Singapore and role in the region to act as a knowledge platform. Working with most of the Major Brand Owners in Asia and beyond

 

Brand Owners Discussion Panel (Hosted Panel where you can ask the questions) Hosted by Nestle, Combiphar, Friesan Flag, Unilever, P&G and more

 

Latest trends from Suppliers on developments and technologies Including NPES

 

Bent Serritslev -Xeikon Asia Pacific

“Environment Aspects of Digital Printing – Ins and Outs”

Our Xeikon Suites are what we call our complete digital printing solutions: they come with all the components you need for seamless digital production. That’s how you’ll benefit fully from the advantages that come with high-end digital printing technology. You’ll enjoy maximum flexibility, and you’ll be able to combine printing speed with quality in ways that match your workflows and your business strategy. So whatever the challenge, today and tomorrow, you’re set.

Nick Price – Hewlett Packard

“Spark some innovation, ideas and appetite for risk, investment and growth.”

Nick has 25 years of experience working within the Print, Packaging, Media and Brand Marketing space. Originally from UK, he began his career in the Graphics and Printing Industry in 1988 with the Wace International Group, UK. Since then, he has gone on to international postings in Europe, Asia, and Australia, with extensive business exposure to the North American markets. Over this time Nick has worked for Esko as Senior Pre-Press Specialist; Schawk Inc. as Asia Pacific Operations Director; Kodak, where he headed up the Asia Pacific Regional Packaging Division;

For the past four years Nick has been at HP (Hewlett Packard) in Singapore, spearheading the revolution of digital printing within the Labels & Packaging Industry. With Nick’s geographic and industry experience, together with a real passion for graphics and media, he has established himself as an expert in his field and is a regular speaker at seminars and events.

Andrew Brown – DIC

“Water based Inks for flexible Packaging”

Andrew has been in the printing Ink industry for 30 years now and started at Coates Brothers in Melbourne Australia. Ironically, Coates Brothers was later acquired by DIC so Andrew is back working at the Company he started out with. Most of his career has been spent in the Flexo side of the business and spent time in Technical, Sales, Operations and General Management in the ink field. He has worked in Australia, Europe and is now based in Singapore where he is the Regional Business Manager for Flexo for DIC. He also served for several years on the Australian Flexo Technical Association and was inducted into the AFTA Hall of Fame in 2012

DIC is the largest Printing Ink Company in the World with sales revenues in excess of US$8B per year. The Company was founded in 1908 and today employs more than 20,000 staff. It is headquartered in Tokyo Japan, but is a truly Global Company with operations in every Region. Sun Chemical is an iconic brand in some regions, especially the Americas and Europe and this Company is also a 100% subsidiary of DIC.

Iman Permana– Cylinder Making Manager, PT Supernova Flexible Packaging,

“Minimizing downtime of printing due to proof print on the spot” 

Over the past three decades, Supernova has grown from one factory in Ancol to becoming a significant player in the flexible packaging converting industry in South East Asia today. The successes that Supernova has enjoyed today can be attributed to our corporate philosophy of “Market Oriented, Professionalism, and Constructive Teamwork”. This philosophy will continue to shape our corporate culture and maintain our standing as the leading flexible company in South East Asia.

We make packaging for many of the world’s favorite brands, helping to shape the experience of all kinds of products that consumers choose to use, and depend on everyday. Our job is to make high quality packaging as efficiently and sustainably as possible. This is why, whenever you visit Supernova, you will see a common focus on operational excellence through lean enterprise, innovation, and safety to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Supachai Theravithayangkura – Flint Group.

“Working together to solve your toughest challenge”

Around the world, our sales and technical experts are committed to helping printers and converters to meet their production challenges, streamline their operations and achieve their commercial goals. Flint Group’s development teams are committed to formulating innovative, safe and environmentally friendly products that deliver proven cost and efficiency improvements.

 

Alfred ULLI – Bobst Group,  “Tobacco packaging – a reflection of our time”

Bobst are one of the world’s leading supplier of equipment and services to packaging and label manufacturers in the folding carton, corrugated board and flexible materials industries.

Founded in 1890 by Joseph Bobst in Lausanne, Switzerland, BOBST has a presence in more than 50 countries, runs 12 production facilities in 8 countries and employs over 5 000 people around the world. The firm recorded a consolidated turnover of CHF 1.45 billion for the year ended December 31st, 2016.

Svend Brix– Flexo Wash

“How innovation and business growth relates to automated cleaning systems”

Andreas Friedrich, KBA

“Advantages of modern CI-Flexographic Printing Technology”

KBA is known in the market for its innovativeness, which is also expressed in outstanding placing in national and international patent statistics. This also includes the courage and the financial strength to take new, risky routes, and the competence to overcome technical obstacles. The founders of the company showed this innovative spirit more than 200 years ago when they invented the cylinder printing press. KBA are now a major player in the world packaging markets

TBA – Kaspar Walter

William Li -ICC Co-Chair and Kodak Color Technology Manager Eastman Kodak

William leads the team responsible for developing core color technology in such products as Kodak ColorFlow Software, Kodak Proofing System, Prosper, and Matchprint Virtual. He began his career in the graphic arts industry in 1997, joining the award-winning Prinergy PDF workflow team developing screening and calibration software at Creo. William is active in international standards work, including both ISO TC 130 as well as ICC, where he serves as chair. He has been a frequent speaker at the Printing Industries of America Color Management Conference, the Kodak Graphic Users, Association, the Hong Kong Color Management Symposium, and other venues.

 

Ray Cheydleur – ICC Vice-Chair & Portfolio Manager for Printing and Imaging Products X-Rite Pantone

Ray is a veteran of the printing industry with more than 20 years of experience. In addition to his role at X-Rite Pantone, he is also Chairman of the U.S. Committee for Graphic Arts Technical Standards (CGATS), Chairman of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO TC130 for Graphic Arts Standards, and Vice Chair of the International Color Consortium for Color Management (ICC).

 

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