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Inaugural FPLMA conference & awards next month

Tuesday, 25 October 2016
By Print 21 Online Article

International and local speakers from Landa Digital, Mark Andy and Currie Group have been lined up for next month’s first Annual Conference & Print Awards Dinner of newly merged industry group the Flexible Packaging & Label Manufacturers Association (FPLMA).

Key note speaker will be Kelly O’Dwyer, Federal Minister for Revenue, who will appear via a video link. The line-up will include: Ray Dickinson of press manufacturer Mark Andy, who will look at Hybrid Press Trends; Mark Daws of Currie Group, who will present Adventures of Digital Print & Packaging; and Michael Mogridge of Landa Digital, who will look at Nanotechnology Presses. Other speakers are:

David Carter – Packaging Council (PCA) – Packaging Stewardship
Wolf Viergever – Treasury Wines – Supplier Enabled Innovation
Richard Maarschall – CERM Benelux – Working Without Waste
Dennis Choo – Esko – Seamless Integration of Prepress
Dean Pearson – NAB – How Do Banks Measure & Value Innovation
Marco Gambardella – Bioplast – Printing For Protection Of the Environment
Expert Panel on the Life Of An Apprentice in today’s world!
Jason Goodes – Simplot – Printing For a Food Manufacturer
Julie Toth – Ai Group – Local Manufacturing in 2016 – The Future!

A Technical forum will be held at the Hilton South Wharf commencing Thursday 10th November through to Friday 11th November; commencing times from 8.30am both days.

The Annual Label & Flexibles Awards Dinner Dance will be held on Fri 11th November at Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade Docklands Melbourne 3008. Behind Etihad Stadium. Function room is called The Peninsula. Pre-dinner Drinks will be at 6.30 for 7.00 pm dinner.

 The full program and registrations are available here.

For any questions, please call  0412 541 692 or email

The Label and Tag Manufacturers Association of Australia (LATMA) and the Australia New Zealand Flexographic Technical Association (ANZFTA) in July voted overwhelmingly to merge into the new FPLMA.


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