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Microtrac strives to provide the materials characterization world with innovative, reliable, and repeatable particle size, particle shape, particle charge, and surface area analysis instrumentation. Microtrac’s instruments deliver insight and solutions to the complex product and process problems a company may experience. Particle analysis instruments are used in virtually every industry, from pharmaceutical to food processing, even extending to such novel applications as analysis of interplanetary materials like moon rock.

Thomas Benen
Sales Manager D-A-CH
Tel: +49 (0)2151 361 389-10


NETZSCH, providing solutions for grinding and dispersing technology since 1873. We offer you a specialized machinery program for your digital Inks and process engineering. You set the specifications, we give the right process solution. Wet mills for ultra-fine dispersion and grinding down into the nanometer range, high performance classifiers and dry grinding, dispersers, mixers and de-aerators. From laboratory to production scale machines to complete production lines.

Xabier Zaldua
Global Sales Manager Digital Inks
Tel. +34 93 735 50 65

With one of the best innovation teams in the industry, Sensient is the acknowledged digital solution development expert. We have created a wide range of inks for digital industrial printing with world-beating performance. Sensient’s ink products are designed to integrate seamlessly with the leading digital textile printing systems, giving unsurpassed reliability and quality in industrial textile production. Sensient has a range of high performance textile inks for every fabric, including Elvajet® digital sublimation inks and Xennia® direct-to-textile inks.

Dr Christophe Bulliard
Marketing Director
Tel: +41 21 811 2322


Setaş first began as a dealer of international dye companies for textile industry in 1966. In 1987 it carried out the first disperse dye synthesis. In 1989 it established its own R&D and production facilities ended its dealership activities. Eventually Setaş became the biggest producer competent in textile dyes and chemicals in the Turkish market.

Setaş offers various disperse dye, reactive dye, acrylic dye, acid dye, pigment and chemical groups in liquid, powder and dispersion forms to add value to polyester, cotton, acrylic and polyamide fibers. Color Center production facility has an annual capacity of 15,000 tons of dye and 25,000 tons of chemicals.

Mehmet Emre Şener

Bronze sponsors


With our comprehensive knowledge and application experience of radiation technology, adphos has the capability to revolutionize technical processes in entire sectors of many industries. adphos, using its adphosNIR "AcceleratedDryingTechnology", is able to offer standard and customized solutions to other manufacturers and to end users for integration into their process equipment to perform more efficient drying, curing or heating processes, at higher throughput speeds.

Dr Kai Bär
Managing Director
Tel: +49 8061 3950


Amazon Filters designs, develops and manufactures an extensive range of liquid filtration systems for the process industry, providing one of the widest selections of filtration vessels, depth filters and pleated cartridges available today. With over 30 years of experience providing solutions to the Inks and Coatings industry, Amazon Filters is able to offer a solution to meet all filtration requirements.

David Ridealgh
Market Development Specialist
Tel: +44 (0) 7387 090006


Catenary Solutions specialises in connecting technologies and markets to give a successful and profitable outcome. Combining deep technical knowledge with sound strategic marketing perspective and passion, Catenary Solutions works with companies to deliver added value in technology product commercialisation.

Dr Tim Phillips
Founder & Director
Tel: +44 1223 236920


Chemspeed Technologies is a global leader in the development of innovative products and consumables for research and development laboratories. Chemspeed offers automated solutions for sample preparation, synthesis, reaction and formulation, process research, application and testing with its unique tools for automated substance handling and its flexible reactor technology. Chemspeed is a premier provider of automated workflows and services for pharmaceutical, agrochemical, catalysts, polymer, paint & coating, ceramic & abrasives, porous material, biomaterial, renewable, fine & specialty chemical, personal care, home care and nutrition industries, as well as academia, to enable reduced time-to-market, increased precision and productivity, and lower R&D costs. Chemspeed designs, manufactures and customizes products and services to meet industry needs and specific customer requirements.

Matteo Prezzi
EMEA Business Manager
Tel: +41 (0) 61 816 95 00


Exergen Global is the worldwide provider of solutions that employing industrial non-contact infrared temperature (IR) sensors. Exergen Global's Sensoranics Methodology is a unique, proprietary, and fully integrated approach that combines Exergen Corp.’s best-in-class products, thermal management knowledge and mechanical engineering expertise, to create award-winning solutions for even the toughest thermal challenges. Exergen IR sensors are employed in a wide range of industries and provide the increased speed and quality needed to enhance profitability. Exergen has a strategic partnership with HP Indigo, and is a preferred supplier to Heidelberg, Zeikon, Baldwin, Voith, Hollanders Printing Systems, ZUK, RH Electronics, and Flextronics. The company is the recipient of the 2015 Global Frost & Sullivan Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award.

Ellen Minkels
Tel: +31 6 53226285


ImageXpert Inc. provides a complete platform for inkjet development, including automated drop-in-flight measurement, sustainability testing, print station, print quality analysis, ink supply, and more. ImageXpert tools vastly accelerate development of inks, waveforms, printers, substrates, additives, and printheads.

Yair Kipman
Tel: +1 603 598 2500


Meteor enables ceramic, textile, wide format, packaging, labelling, digital press, and product decoration applications through the provision of world-leading inkjet drive electronics and software. Working closely with all major industrial inkjet printhead manufacturers, Meteor supplies production-ready electronics and software to printer OEMs and print system integrators world-wide.

Jonathan Wilson
Sales Director
Tel: +44 1763 262626


Mexar Ltd is an independent ink manufacturer specialising in water based inkjet technologies. In addition to manufacturing its own product ranges, Mexar have in-house facilities to carry out research and development into projects for clients around the world. Mexar focuses on water-based inkjet inks for textile printing as well as UV curable inks for rigid media. The team at Mexar Ltd have a number of years experience within the colour science field in both the development of products through to the sales and marketing of novel ink technologies.

Andy Hancock
Technical Director
Tel: +44 (0) 191 447 3414

Engineering Conference Lunch Sponsor

Reden (Research Development Netherlands) can assist with virtual product testing. We excel in the development of complex, physical products and systems, which must meet stringent requirements. We model these products and systems, and simulate various extreme conditions to check if they achieve the desired performance and, if not, to find modifications which improve the products and systems so that they do.

Our simulation-driven product development finds its application in many different sectors, including automotive, (consumer) electronics, aerospace and mechanical engineering.

Marco Ezendam
Tel: +31 (0)88 5202510

Ink Development Conference Reception Sponsor


Based on over two decades of inkjet experience, Alchemie Technology offers technical, commercial and business support to those entering or establishing a product position in the rapidly growing industrial inkjet industry. Alchemie delivers the Inkjet Academy course in partnership with Pivotal Resources.

Dr Alan Hudd
Founder & Director
Tel: +44 1223 781 285

Media partner


Coating International is essential reading for the executives, buyers and specifiers of Europe′s vibrant coating and converting industry. Established more than 40 years ago, Coating publishes valuable information about coating and converting processes for a broad range of substrates like foils and films, paper, textiles or nonwoven materials. Further topics are the production and chemistry of adhesives, printing inks or lacquers as well as new technologies such as nanotechnology.

Anne Schultze
Tel: +41 (0) 71 228 20 11