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PrintPack Outlook Conference 2018

September 20, 2018

Jakarta, Indonesia

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PrintPack Outlook Conference 2018

Spotlight on Print and Packaging Media Technologies

Join us September 20, 2018 for this significant print and packaging industries event. You will participate in interactive discussions on today’s challenges, opportunities, new hot trends, and collaborations between Indonesia and other global markets, as well as listen to industry professionals discussing leading-edge technologies that can help your business’ competitive edge!

The conference, organized by APTech and PrintPromotion, will be held on September 20 in conjunction with the INDOPLAS, INDOPACK and INDOPRINT 2018 show.

For more information and to register, contact:

Marco Gandasubrata
Director, APTech Indonesia Office
Mobile: +62-81-691-7679


Conference Program

09.00 - 10.00 AM Registration
10.00 - 10:15 AM Welcome (APTech, VDMA)
10.15 - 10.40 AM "Trendsetting Technology for Packaging, Commercial, and Industrial Printing Systems and Peripherals" - Andreas Friedrich, Managing Director Asia Pacific (KBA)
10.40 - 11:05 AM TBD - Muller Martini
11.05 - 11:30 AM "Luxury Packaging Printing with Sheet-Fed Gravure" - Achim Kurreck, CEO (Moog)
11.30 - 11:40 AM Coffee Break
11.40 - 12:05 PM TBD
12.05 - 12:30 PM "Automation for Profitability and Growth" - Jeff Protheroe, Vice President - Sales, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (Aleyant)
12.30 - 13:30 PM Lunch
13.30 - 13:55 PM "To Be LED UV, Or Not To Be" - Thomas Gohl, Area Sales Manager - Southeast Asia (IST-Metz)
13.55 - 14:25 PM KEYNOTE:"Center of Attention - A Snapshot of Packaging Design Through the Years" - Alex Center (Founder of CENTER)
14.25 - 14:50 PM "Leveraging New Opportunities with Digital Print" - Andy Yarrow, Director Asia Pacific (EFI)
14.50 - 15:15 PM "Efficient High Quality Finishing in the Digital Print and Short Run Environment" - Job Van Hasselt, Area Manager Southeast Asia, the Pacific, Japan (KAMA)
15.15 - 15.25 PM Coffee Break
15.25 - 15:50 PM "State of the Art Cutting" - Martin Seifert, Sales Director Middle East, Asia, Pacific (Polar)
15.50 - 16:15 PM "Rigid Box Packaging 4.0 - High Quality Combined with High Flexibility" - Fred Spangel, Sales Manager (Kolbus)
16.15 - 16:40 PM TBD - Mosca
16.40 - 17:40 PM Panel Discussion


Alex Center



Alex Center is a Brooklyn-based designer and founder of the design and branding company CENTER. Prior to opening his own studio, he worked for over a decade for the global beverage leader, The Coca-Cola Company, where he led the strategy and design vision for the billion-dollar beverage brands vitaminwater, smartwater and POWERADE. Over the years Alex has designed packaging that has been in hands across the globe, created breakthrough marketing campaigns and launched innovative new products. In 2011, Alex was named one of the 200 Best Packaging Designers by Luerzers Archive. In 2013, he began speaking engagements at The Dieline Forum, AIGA INitiative, HOW Design Live and as a guest on Debbie Millman's famous Design Matters podcast. In 2014, Alex was named a Person To Watch by GDUSA Magazine. In 2015, he became a columnist for HOW Magazine, writing about the expanding landscape of In-House design. In his personal time, he enjoys rooting for New York sports teams that wear orange & blue, eating and instagramming delicious food and spending time with his wife Jacquelyn De Jesu and their zero kids and zero pets.

Andy Yarrow

Director for Asia Pacific


Andy Yarrow oversees EFI in the markets of Japan, Korea, South East Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. He began his EFI career almost 12 years ago, managing EFI’s Fiery business with Xerox in the UK, Ireland and then Nordic countries (Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Denmark). Following many years of market-share growth with EFI in Europe, Andy moved to Japan in January 2014 to head up EFI’s Fiery business in Asia Pacific. As of January 2017, Andy assumed overall responsibility for EFI’s businesses and product range, including display graphics printers, textiles, ceramics, building materials, and corrugated, as well as EFI’s Productivity Software business.

Jeff Protheroe

VP Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa

Aleyant Solutions LLC

Jeffrey has been involved in the Graphics Arts industry for over 35 years, heading sales & marketing and business development at Crosfield Electronics, Agfa, Kodak and Potius. His expertise in the commercial, packaging and newspaper sectors includes pre-press, consumables, pre-press workflow, colour management and web-to-print.

Thomas Gohl

Sales Manager

IST Metz GmbH

Thomas Gohl has been in the graphic arts industry for more than 23 years. He started off as a sheetfed offset printer and has over the years accumulated knowledge and experiences in the graphic arts industry to also include the web business (multi-application machines) where he worked as an operator and supervisor. In 2004, Thomas joined IST Metz GmbH as an Application Technician in the IST UV Transfer Center. In 2010 he started working as a Sales Manager with the IST Sheetfed Division.

Job van Hasselt

Manager, SEA, the Pacific and Japan


Job van Hasselt has been in the graphic industry for over 40 years and his focus has been on developing business in Asia for various companies. He started working for the Bobst Asia Pacific operations in the 90s and was with Bobst for more than 20 years in different senior executive positions. Job also has experience working for manroland SEA and QI Press Controls SEA. For two years now; he has worked for KAMA establishing its sales and services network in the Asia Pacific.