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Taking place on 29-30 November in Düsseldorf, Germany, GlassPrint 2017 will present the latest trends and developments covering the decoration of all types of glass.

Providing the latest digital and screen printing techniques, 15 technical presentations are already confirmed with more to be added shortly. Four keynote presentations will be offered from industry figureheads representing BV Glas, FEVE, Glass for Europe and glasstec/Messe Düsseldorf, and the return of GlassPrint LIVE! will bring together panellists for topical group discussions.


  • How to verify the compliance to food contact and REACH Regulations (Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro / SSV)
  • 3D-Printing of glass now possible (KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
  • Digital printing opens a new way of marketing glass bottles (Curvink / TILL)
  • Flat and hollow glass screen printing market: key industry trends, technologies and geographic markets etc. (Smithers Pira)
  • Digital glass gilding technology for decoration (Heraeus)
  • Achieving perfect results printing directly on bottles with a scalable and easy to use industrial system for screen printing (Gallus)
  • Decoration of architectural glass using inkjet printing (Tiger Coatings)
  • How to benefit from Cloud Computing and Industry 4.0 as a glass printer (KBA Kammann)
  • Screen printing - the importance of a perfect screen (Grunig/SignTronic)
  • The value of glass decoration (FERRO)
  • Screen printing of hollow and flat glass: Latest developments, advantages of organic inks, effects for the beverage industry (Marabu)
  • Atmospheric pressure plasma for patterned inkjet printing and coating on glass (University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland)
  • Ink development which can be tempered up to 1000°C... compared with other ceramic inks can be printed with a resolution of 1440 dpi (Ormo Print)
  • Novel transparent inks for highly efficient light diffuser glass devices (EPTA)
  • Is the glass world still a "glass decorated world"...or is it more? Glass is a high-tech functional part of the process (SAATI)


  • BV Glas (The Federal Association of the German Glass Industry)
  • FEVE (The European Container Glass Federation)
  • Glass for Europe (trade association for Europe's manufacturers of building, automotive and transport glass)
  • Messe Düsseldorf (organisers of glasstec 2016)

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