18-20 October · Switzerland · with Get Together at the Airplane Museum Oberaargau & plant visit to Rotoflex hosted by Daetwyler SwissTec · Register now

ERA International Gravure Days & 88th Management Meeting

GravureForward – Navigating the Future of the Gravure Industry

This year’s International Gravure Days will take place in Switzerland on 18-20 October in the Hotel Weissenstein. The event will be in conjunction with the Management Meeting & General Assembly in the afternoon of 18 October, followed by an informal Get-Together at the Airplane Museum Oberaargau sponsored by Daetwyler SwissTec. The conference will be held on 19 October all day. On 20 October, participants have the opportunity to visit the plant of Rotoflex in Grenchen, Switzerland.

Programme and Travel Information

Sponsor – Get Together & Plant Visit

Gold Sponsors

Registration Fee

Members: EUR 750
Non-Members: EUR 1050

Now available: Tabletops/Sponsoring options

Hotel Overnight Booking
Room contingencies are blocked at the following hotels. The transportation to the conference hotel / Get Together and back is organized.

Hotel Weissenstein (Conference hotel)
Hotel Urs & Viktor Airport Hotel Grenchen
CHF 160/night, incl. breakfast + CHF 1,50/person and night tax

The room contingency will be kept until 18 September.

Please use the code “ERA” at booking.

+41 32 530 17 17
Email | Hotel Website

CHF from 144/ night, incl. breakfast

The room contingency will be kept until 15 August.

No booking code necessary.

+41 32 645 12 12
Booking Link | Hotel Website

CHF 120/night, incl. breakfast + CHF 1,00/person and night

The room contingency will be kept until 15 September.

Please use the code “ERA” at booking.

+41 32 654 70 70
Email | Hotel Website

Special air fares
The Lufthansa group offers special air fares to the clostest airports. To book get the best price use this link and the event code DEAUXLE. Allow pop-ups in your browser permanently during booking, otherwise the window will not open in the booking platform. Booking support in German and English.

Speakers A-Z

  • Ingo Beutler, Saueressig – Germany
    “Artificial intelligence in (packaging) prepress”
  • Case Study Talk, Michael Fürholzer, K. Walter & Florian Ullinger, Huhtamaki – Germany
    “HelioChrome® NEO: The Future of Chrome Plating – status & production experiences”
  • Jan de Roeck, Esko Software – Belgium
    “Market dynamics fuel the need for operational efficiency in our packaging factories”
  • Oliver Fankhauser, Wipf AG – Switzerland
    “Challenges of the packaging gravure market in Switzerland”
  • Henrik Hildebrand, Windmöller & Hölscher KG – Germany
    “Sustainability in Focus: Benchmarking solvent- and water-based inks for printing flexible packaging in terms of energy consumption across the entire process chain”
  • Nerida Kelton, The World Packaging Organization – Australia
    “Packaging waste – global perspectives on sustainability”
  • Prof. Dr. Rudolf Minsch, Economiesuisse – Switzerland
    “What drives the success of the Swiss economy?”
  • David Möller, 4Packaging – Germany
    “End Supplier Lock-In: The ERA Standard’s Blueprint for Performance-Based Decision-Making for Printers and Brand Owners”
  • Claude Nicollier, former NASA pilot & ESA astronaut – Switzerland
    “Steps in space”
  • Roundtable discussion
    Jürgen Seitz, GMG Colour; Rafiq Mulla X-Rite Pantone; Andy Kraushaar Fogra; Ioannis Giannakopoulos, Hatzopoulos; Thomas Hebes, Burda Druck
    “Color standardization”
  • Troika Systems – United Kingdom
    “Accurate Gravure Inspection Measurement – A Significant Move Forward”

Hotel, Museum and Plant

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