Dresden, 02.05.2019 – New management duo at the German Printing and Paper Technology Association
The implementation of Print 4.0 strategies, the future of print products and the election of the Chairman of the Management Board were the topics of the VDMA Printing and Paper Technology Association at its meeting in Dresden at the end of April. The Management Board of the Association met there following the invitation of the Dresden-based KAMA GmbH.
The committee elected Stephan Plenz, Member of the Management Board responsible for Digital Technology at the company Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, as the new Chairman of the Management Board of the Association. He replaces Kai Büntemeyer, who held this office since 2004 and has played a key role in shaping the Association over the past 15 years. Association Director Dr Markus Heering expressed his sincere thanks for his great commitment to this honorary position. The Management Board elects Andreas Endters, Member of the Management of the company Voith GmbH & Co KGaA, as Vice Chairman of the Management Board.
The future of printing presses is digital
Stephan Plenz and Andreas Endters bear significant responsibility in their companies for the development and implementation of digital strategies and now also represent these forward-looking topics in the VDMA Association.
Host KAMA, as a machine manufacturer, is also promoting networking for Print 4.0 for its processing solutions. The two Managing Directors Marcus Tralau and Steffen Pieper initiated a group picture with the Management Board, speakers and the newly elected representatives at the end.