Flexofit Ghana Seminar in Accra

This September we held our first Flexofit Ghana Seminar in Accra. The Labadi Beach Hotel welcomed European industry experts from world leading printing industry companies and the local expert audience in the Omanye Conference Centre.

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We had a world class selection of speakers: Hilde van Eetvelde, Software Application Specialist and Pierre Feltgen, Sales Manager from Esko in Belgium introduced their company to the Ghanaian market. Next up Vincent Marzin, Sales Manager Germany from Tesa presented the latest company inventions. DuPont de Nemours showed their impressive advancements in the flexo printing industry. An introduction to the latest innovations in flexo printing from Chespa in Poland was offered by Tomasz Maraszek, Area Sales Manager and Marek Siekiera, CEO of Chespa.

At the end of the day an open discussion on the challenges of the printing industry in Ghana delivered valuable insights both to the European speakers as well as the participants of the seminar. The networking around the event was mutually perceived as very valuable.

To see what Flexo & Gravure Global reported on this seminar, please click here. Also Flexpack.info covered the seminar, please see here.

Pre Drupa Flexofit Seminar in Lagos, Nigeria

The Flexofit GmbH successfully held their first Flexofit Seminar in Lagos, Nigeria on the 25th of April. Presentations on the latest developments in Flexo printing from international industry experts from world leading printing industry companies delighted the expert audience: top managers from companies like SPN, VeePee Group and Coca-Cola (Nigerian Bottling Company) amongst other representatives of the Nigerian Packaging industry.

The General Secretary of the IOPN (Institute of Packaging Nigeria) Ahmed Omah, also a member of the APO (African Packaging Organisation) gave an insightful talk on the African market situation.

This was followed by a special discussion forum around the obstacles in the packaging industry in Nigeria led by Jacob Bejer (Heidelberg Nigeria), Marek Siekiera (Chespa), Ahmed Kassem (CocaCola) and others.

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Group picture with all participants in the Flexofit Seminar in Lagos, Nigeria

As a special guest Jacek Kusmierczyk, Chancellor of the Gutenberg society and owner of Grafikus and other Polish printing houses, held a presentation about the special challenges regarding education and training of employees in Africa.

Hans-Peter Hormann, General Manager, Flexofit, comments

The seminar was a chance for us to present our offer to the Nigerian industry. We received a very warm welcome and the atmosphere in the seminar was exciting and vibrant – especially the forum around the development of the packaging industry in Nigeria got high engagements and delivered huge values for our participants. We also saw a lot of networking around the presentations which achieved fruitful interaction. We are looking forward to our upcoming Flexofit Seminars in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa and Mauritius and expect a similar successful outcome for all parties involved.

This was also published by Flexo and Gravure Global and Flexpack.info.

First Flexofit Seminar in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

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The Flexofit GmbH from Germany is holding their Pre-Drupa Flexofit Seminar in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania on 17th March 2016.

International industry experts from well-known printing industry companies Chespa, Du Pont de Nemours, Esko, Renzmann, Tesa and Windmöller&Hölscher, will present insights and developments around the flexo printing process and products. Hands on presentations and networking frame the daylong seminar. Interested printing professionals from Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia are expected to attend this industry networking event.

Flexofit founder Hans-Peter Hormann comments:

In our seminars we are matchmakers that put the right people together. Experienced producers from Europe and the U.S. meet the leading printers in African countries. This is our first seminar in Tanzania in 2016. We are looking forward to a very interesting and insightful panel of industry experts as well as meeting and networking with many long time contacts.”

Flexofit will also be present at the Plast-Print-Pack-Paper East Africa 2016 which takes place from 18th – 20th March in the Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dar Es Salaam. If you are interested in a meeting there, get in touch with us info@flexofit-print.com.

Upcoming Flexofit seminars this year are taking place in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa and Mauritius. Stay tuned for upcoming information!

This information was also published in German on Flexo+Tiefdruck and in English on Flexo Gravure Global, Narrow Web Tech and Flexpack.

Flexofit-Seminar in Nairobi, Kenya

Our first Flexofit seminar in Nairobi, Kenya on the 8th October 2015 was a great success. We welcomed representatives of well-known European Flexo suppliers at the Ole Sereni hotel, where they gave presentations to the Kenyan audience. It was great to meet all our friends and customers from Kenya as well as new faces and share with them the benefits of our new business and the news of flexoprinting.

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1510 Flexofit Presentation of Flexo Nairobi Kenya

More seminars are planned in the coming months. Watch this space for news about Flexofit workshops in Ghana, South Africa and Nigeria.