Market Reports Live - Digital Packaging Printing

18 September 2017

Novotel Barcelona City Hotel, Barcelona, Spain

Market Reports Live are half-day market & technology forums on important digital applications. The sessions offer market and technology forecasts from leading industry analysts, giving you the information you need to inform your business strategy.




Monday 18 September, 13:30-17:00

Packaging printing is considered by many to be the digital application with the greatest future potential, due to the high total volume of printed packaging and the significant added value to be agined from digital printing. Brand owners are looking for options to respond rapidly to consumer demands, personalise packaging and innovate. Yet adoption has been held back in many cases by technological, cost, safety and regulatory concerns. Industry expert Ron Gilboa from Keypoint Intelligence-Infotrends gives an overview of the current situation with an in-depth look at the market requirements and dynamics, technology advances and challenges.

  • An overview of the leading factors driving the digital packaging printing market forward and where they will change
  • A view of where the maximum opportunities lie in the coming years and how the leading players are positioning themselves to be successful
  • An assessment of new technology introductions and what impact they are expected to have
  • A discussion of what is still missing from the market and what can be done to bridge these gaps
  • A discussion on the future of digital packaging printing and the technology developments needed to enable further growth


Keypoint Intelligence is a one-stop shop for the digital imaging industry. With our unparalleled tools and unmatched depth of knowledge, Keypoint Intelligence cuts through the noise of data to offer clients the unbiased insights and responsive tools they need in those mission-critical moments that define their products and empower their sales.

Keypoint Intelligence is built upon two brands: Buyers Lab and InfoTrends. Both brands have deep histories and strong presence in the document imaging industry, and will continue to be supported as product brands under the Keypoint Intelligence umbrella, which has been created to accentuate everything these respected properties have to offer.

InfoTrends has over 25 years of experience providing leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting for the digital imaging and document solutions industry. InfoTrends products include research, analysis, forecasts and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities and develop strategies to grow their businesses.



Ron Gilboa is a Senior Director of Keypoint Intelligence’s Functional Printing & Packaging and is responsible for conducting graphic communications market research, market forecasting, custom consulting projects, strategy and planning engagements and creating editorial content for product and market analysis reports. Ron has been involved in the graphic arts and publishing industries since 1980.

Ron re-joined Keypoint Intelligence in 2013 after the better part of a decade with Eastman Kodak Company where he served in executive marketing roles in the Commercial Imaging group. Ron’s roles at Kodak included Vice President of Marketing at Kodak’s production Inkjet group, Director of Worldwide Current Marketing & Operation, and Director of Worldwide Communications. In these roles Ron managed a cross functional team responsible for overall go-to-market including strategy development, marketing operations, and in market execution across the individual regional strategic product groups. Prior to Kodak, Ron held senior positions as Director of the Print On Demand & Publishing Service at Keypoint Intelligence and Product Management at Scitex Corporation.

Ron brings skills and experience in key print industries such as commercial, publishing, packaging, transaction, enterprise as well as direct customer knowledge in vertical markets. Areas of expertise include: strategic planning & go-t-market, market research & analysis, product concept testing, branding & communications, conventional & digital printing, hybrid printing (ticket, tag & label, specialty), professional photography, book printing, specialty printing, production workflow solutions, production printing environments, and new & evolving digital print applications.