16–17 September 2019 in Munich, Germany · Programme and booking form now available

ERA Annual Conference 2019

Challenges & perspectives for gravure
in the forthcoming years

This years’ ERA Annual Conference and Management Meeting will be held in Munich on 16-17 September. The conference will focus on the “challenges & perspectives for gravure in the forthcoming years”. The speakers will raise current trends and developments in the market and give an overview on regulatory initiatives from the EU concerning our industry. An important subject to be dealt with will be the ongoing authorisation process for Chromium Trioxide and the further steps by our industry to ensure the future of gravure printing.


Monday, 16 September

15:00 – 16:30 › Management Meeting – General Assembly
16:00 – 16:30 › Coffee and cakes
17:00 – 17:30 › Associate Members Meeting
19:30 › Bavarian Dinner in the Conference hotel restaurant

Tuesday, 17 September 

09:30 – 11:00 › Annual Conference – 1st Session
11:00 – 11:30 › Coffee break
11:30 – 13:30 › Annual Conference – 2nd Session
13:30 › Lunch – End of Conference


The conference will include the following presentations:

Mr Ruud van den Berg
UPM, Germany
“UPM – a company and business in transformation”

Dr Winfried Schoen
Sun Chemical, Germany
“Development and trends in the market for publication and packaging inks”

Ms Laetitia Reynaud
Intergraf, Belgium
“The European graphic industry: regulatory initiatives and industry trends”

Dr Benedikt Fischer
Ramboll Environment & Health, Germany
“Authorisation according to REACH – Lanxess submission for authorisation of Chromium Trioxide” 

Mr Max Rid
Heliograph Holding, Germany
“Gravure of the Future – comprehensive strategy of Heliograph Holding” 

Mr Jan Breiholdt
Hell Gravure, Germany
“HD Gravure – The new quality standard for today’s packaging gravure”

Mr Christoph Gschossmann
Kaspar Walter, Germany
“Heliogreen Process – new surfaces for gravure cylinders” 

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