Welcome to Miller Graphics Flexoforum 2018
Welcome to Miller Graphics

FLEXOFORUM 2018

It’s time again for the bi-annual Miller Graphics Flexoforum in Sunne, Sweden

Our program of events includes a combination of technology, market issues, leadership and entertainment.

SEMINARS
The world around us is rapidly evolving, which also reflects on the packaging industry. We welcome you to inspiring lectures on future developments and innovations, performed by renowned speakers.
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GET TOGETHER
Take the chance to network and mingle with fellow industry colleagues in an casual atmosphere. The Flint Group are our gracious hosts for the “Get Together” event and they will invite us for drinks and snacks.
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WORKSHOP
Sieze the opportunity to meet with our speakers and representatives from the Printing industry at the exhibition tables for product information.
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OPEN HOUSE
Miller Graphics invites You to a guided tour at the Production site in Sunne. There will be demonstrations and mini seminars on site, so do not miss out on this opportunity.
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MILLER GRAPHICS MASTERS
For the golf enthusiast, the forum will kick off with lunch and a shotgun start tournament. A great afternoon in a very relaxed setting overlooking the beautiful lake Fryken.
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SPEAKERS

Magnus Wikström

Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
BillerudKorsnäs

Next Generation, investing for the future within packaging - Magnus Wikström, Chief Technical Officer at BillerudKorsnäs, describes the biggest investment within the packaging industry in Sweden for a decade. The investment “Next Generation”, which is the name for building one of the biggest and the most modern board machine in the world at BillerudKorsnäs Gruvön mill, will enable the production of the best paperboard in the world. What are the drivers for this investment and what are the challenges? And most important, what end products will we see in the future market?

Lube Belokozovski

Design & Innovation Manager
Smurfit Kappa Sverige AB

Lube have great experience both from leading innovative projects-, processes and teams within the global packaging industry, but also as a Marketing manager within various international industries. He is also passionate about human-digital interaction, concept innovation, business development, B2C/B2B marketing and brand building. During his lecture he will share observations on how consumer’s craving for personalized and instant experience drive rapid change and greater complexity in the entire market.

James Cutting

UK Managing Director
Miller Graphics Group

Miller Graphics value proposition - James will introduce you to Miller Graphics newly developed full value proposition and strategy which centres around our ability to manipulate digital data to drive added value for our client base. The world is changing and Miller Graphics continue to evolve to capitalise on the opportunities that arise.

Dario Bruno

Sales Area Manager
Uteco Converting S.P.A

Digital printing for packaging: the UTECO way. Digital printing for packaging, a fascinating challenge that uteco faces with innovative and unexplored weapons.

Anna Jonhed

Sales and Business Development Director
Miller Graphics Group

Miller Graphics value proposition - Anna will introduce you to Miller Graphics newly developed full value proposition and strategy which centres around our ability to manipulate digital data to drive added value for our client base. The world is changing and Miller Graphics continue to evolve to capitalise on the opportunities that arise.
Maria Strømme

Maria Strømme

Professor in nanotechnology

Maria and her research group at Uppsala university investigate many different phenomena in nanotechnology. They have recently become famous both for creating the material Upsalite® and the so-called algae battery. Scientists around the world have for more than 100 years claimed that Upsalite® was “impossible” to create but the material has now been proven to have revolutionary characteristics for various industries. The algae battery developed by the group is particularly environmentally friendly; It consists of a conductive polymer, small amount of saltwater and cellulose from algae. It is paper based and can be integrated in many different types of products.

Paul Campbell

Sales Director Northern Europe
Flint Group

The next decade of joint value creation in the packaging & printing Industry - Paul Campbell and Patrick Luedecke, both seasoned professionals in the packaging and printing industry, will delineate how at Flint Group's Flexographic division, the focus is put into innovating new products which create value to the packaging and printing industry in terms of  lowering costs, becoming more effecient and improving handling conditions.

Bo Wallteg

Editor in chief
nord emballage

What is cooking? Some actual trends in the packaging industry.

Patrick Luedecke

Sales Director Sleeves
Flint Group

The next decade of joint value creation in the packaging & printing Industry - Paul Campbell and Patrick Luedecke, both seasoned professionals in the packaging and printing industry, will delineate how at Flint Group's Flexographic division, the focus is put into innovating new products which create value to the packaging and printing industry in terms of  lowering costs, becoming more effecient and improving handling conditions.

Antony Whiteside

Founder
Absolute

Harnessing technology to achieve colour consistency - Absolute produced the World’s first woven Carbon Fibre chamber and now have over 7500 installations worldwide. They recently introduced SONO, the first ever on press ultrasonic anilox cleaner. Antony will discuss how technology improves equipment performance and ultimately allows our customers to produce more consistent product.

Sanny Lindström

Former international pro hockey player.
TV profile and columnist

Due to numerous concussions, he had to give up his career in 2013, at the age of 33. During his rehab process, Sanny learned a lifelong lesson how to be humble. Today he is working in media for Cmore/TV4 covering hockey, and he also writes in the Swedish newspaper Expressen. Sanny will give a lecture about leadership, and how to work in a group to achieve goals using experience from his career, and being the team captain for six years.

Tobias Spieß

International Application Engineer
ORAFOL Europe GmbH

ORAFOL Europe GmbH is a global leading and innovative manufacturer of graphic films, reflective materials and industrial self-adhesive tapes. Tobias Spieß works as an International Application Engineer in the area of Paper und Print Industry. Tobias has a strong background in the Flexo Print Industry since 1999 and he works over ten years in the Tape Business.

PROGRAMME

TISDAG
2018-08-28
Sunne Golf Court
SelmaSpa
ONSDAG
2018-08-29
SelmaSpa
TORSDAG
2018-08-30
SelmaSpa
Miller Graphics Scandinavia
Sunne Golf Court
SelmaSpa
SelmaSpa
SelmaSpa
Miller Graphics Scandinavia
12:00 - 18:00
Miller Graphics Masters

We meet 12.00 at Sunne Golf Course for lunch before we start playing. Shotgun start at 13.00, followed by some hours of exciting and entertaining golf. A great afternoon for the golf enthusiast in a very relaxed setting.

 

19:00
Get together

Flint Group invites you for Snacks and drinks in the Lobby bar at Hotel Selma Spa. Here you will have the opportunity to meet colleagues in the flexo industry in a nice and relaxing atmosphere.

 

10:00
Workshop (Table Top)

Our contributors will be at the sponsor tables, for product information.

 

11:00
Registration and check-in at Hotel Selma Spa
11:45
Lunch Buffet
13:00 - 13:10
Introduction

Fredrik greets You all welcome to 2018’s edition of Miller Graphics Flexoforum.

Fredrik Turzik
President of Miller Graphics Group
13:10 - 14:25
Nano technology is the future – also for the packaging industry

Maria and her research group at Uppsala university investigate many different phenomena in nanotechnology. They have recently become famous both for creating the material Upsalite® and the so-called algae battery. Scientists around the world have for more than 100 years claimed that Upsalite® was “impossible” to create but the material has now been proven to have revolutionary characteristics for various industries. The algae battery developed by the group is particularly environmentally friendly; It consists of a conductive polymer, small amount of saltwater and cellulose from algae. It is paper based and can be integrated in many different types of products.

Maria Strømme
Professor in nanotechnology at Uppsala University
14:25 - 14:50
Coffee Break
14:50 - 15:10
Digital consumer demands – and what businesses (need to) do to keep up

Lube have great experience both from leading innovative projects-, processes and teams within the global packaging industry, but also as a Marketing manager within various international industries. He is also passionate about human-digital interaction, concept innovation, business development, B2C/B2B marketing and brand building. During his lecture he will share observations on how consumer’s craving for personalized and instant experience drive rapid change and greater complexity in the entire market.

Lube Belokozovski
Design & Innovation Manager at Smurfit Kappa Sverige AB
15:10 - 15:30
Miller Graphics value proposition

Anna and James will introduce you to Miller Graphics newly developed full value proposition and strategy which centres around our ability to manipulate digital data to drive added value for our client base. The world is changing and Miller Graphics continue to evolve to capitalise on the opportunities that arise.

Anna Jonhed
Sales and Business Development Director at Miller Graphics Group
James Cutting
Managing Director at Miller Graphics UK
15:30 - 15:50
The next decade of joint value creation in the packaging & printing Industry

Paul and Patrick, both seasoned professionals in the packaging and printing industry, will delineate how at Flint Group’s Flexographic division, the focus is put into innovating new products which create value to the packaging and printing industry in terms of  lowering costs, becoming more effecient and improving handling conditions.

Patrick Luedecke
Sales Director, Sleeves at Flint Group
Paul Campbell
Sales Director, area Northern Europe, at Flint Group
15:50 - 16:10
Coffee Break
16:10 - 16:50
Next Generation, investing for the future within packaging

Magnus Wikström, Chief Technical Officer at BillerudKorsnäs, describes the biggest investment within the packaging industry in Sweden for a decade. The investment “Next Generation”, which is the name for building one of the biggest and the most modern board machine in the world at BillerudKorsnäs Gruvön mill, will enable the production of the best paperboard in the world. What are the drivers for this investment and what are the challenges? And most important, what end products will we see in the future market?

Magnus Wikström
Chief Technical Officer at BillerudKorsnäs
16:50 - 17:10
ORAFOL Europe GmbH

ORAFOL Europe GmbH is a global leading and innovative manufacturer of graphic films, reflective materials and industrial self-adhesive tapes. Tobias Spieß works as an International Application  Engineer in the area of Paper und Print Industry. Tobias has a strong background in the Flexo Print Industry since 1999 and he works over ten years in the Tape Business.

Tobias Spieß
International Application Engineer at ORAFOL Europe GmbH
17:10 - 17:30
What is cooking? Some actual trends in the packaging industry.
Bo Wallteg
Editor in chief at Nord Emballage
19:00
Welcome reception and entertainment in the Lobby bar at Hotel Selma SPA
20:00
Dinner
22:00
Entertainment in the Lobby bar with Janne Karlsson

Janne will keep us moving with everything from Creedence to Elvis, You will know the classics when the young ones start to sing along.

09:00 - 10:00
Work as a team to achieve your goals

Due to numerous concussions, he had to give up his career in 2013, at the age of 33. During his rehab process, Sanny learned a lifelong lesson how to be humble. Today he is working in media for Cmore/TV4 covering hockey, and he also writes in the Swedish newspaper Expressen. Sanny will give a lecture about leadership, and how to work in a group to achieve goals using experience from his career, and being the team captain for six years.

Sanny Lindström
Former international pro hockey player. TV profile and columnist.
10:00 - 10:20
Harnessing technology to achieve colour consistency

Absolute produced the World’s first woven Carbon Fibre chamber and now have over 7500 installations worldwide. They recently introduced SONO, the first ever on press ultrasonic anilox cleaner. Antony will discuss how technology improves equipment performance and ultimately allows our customers to produce more consistent product.

Antony Whiteside
Founder of Absolute
10:20 - 10:40
Digital printing for packaging: the UTECO way

Digital printing for packaging, a fascinating challenge that uteco faces with innovative and unexplored weapons.

Dario Bruno
Sales Area Manager at Uteco Converting S.P.A
10:45
Bus Departure: Selma Spa to Miller Graphics

Bus departure from Selma Spa to Miller Graphics for the Open House.

11:00 - 12:20
Open House

Miller Graphics invites You to a guided tour at the Production site in Sunne. There will be demonstrations and mini seminars on site, so do not miss out on this opportunity. Read more

 

12:20
Bus Departure: Miller Graphics to Selma Spa
12:30
Lunch and conclusion
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MAKE RESERVATIONS

Stay at Selma Spa

For participants of Flexoforum 2018, we have reserved a number of rooms at the hotel, from August 28th – 31st 2018.

Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by contacting Emma Chytraeus:
Email: emma.chytraeus@selmaspa.se
Phone: +46 (0)565-166 72

For making use of this offer please quote “Flexoforum2018” with your booking to ensure to get the special rates.

Please pay the hotel upon check-in.

Selma Spa

  • SelmaSpa, Sundsbergsvägen 3, SUNNE
  • +46 (0)565-166 10
  • reservation@selmaspa.se
  • https://selmaspa.se/

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Flexoforum is hosted by Miller Graphics Scandinavia AB.

Miller Graphics Scandinavia AB

  • Brårudsallén 2, 686 33 SUNNE
  • se-flexoforum@millergraphics.com
  • www.millergraphics.com