Decorative Surfaces Webinar, November 11, 2020
Kurt Fischer and Jean Briere, TCM North America
Susie Darrah, Surteco
Sponsor presentation Surteco
Printing Market Update
Mike Hanley, IT Strategies
Sponsor presentation Taghleef
Decor papers for 3D applications
Marion Sterner, Gruppo X
Industrial digital printing – The future of decentralized production of decorative surfaces
Carsten Brinkmeyer, Hymmen
Creative Director, Surteco
Susie is responsible for creating and selecting designs used to make printed decorative paper for the laminate industry. She manages the design process and implementation of the marketing collateral, social media campaigns and sales education. Susie conducts global trend research to create and communicate color and design trends. She is a Trend and Design Influencer. Formally trained as an Interior Designer, Susie has over 25 years of experience in residential and commercial design. She is an Allied member of the American Society of Interior Designers and an active member of Color Marketing Group.
Susie is an Adjunct Instructor of Interior Design at Horry Georgetown Technical College. Here she guides students from an introduction to final class where knowledge learned is implemented in a working project.
Education: BA Fine Arts – Interior Design; University of South Carolina
President, I.T. Strategies
Mark Hanley founded IT Strategies in 1992 in Boston as a strategic consultancy specialized in production digital printing, inkjet technology and early market development practices. The company is based in Boston & Tokyo & operates on a private partnership basis. ITS is a confidential practice with no publishing function and is expert in technology and market analysis based on a wide factual knowledge base.
I.T. Strategies, Inc. is an established research consultancy dedicated to serving companies in digital production & Industrial printing markets worldwide. The company delivers intelligent data, analysis, strategy, and implementation practices to vendors in the digital printing industry around the world from offices in Boston and Tokyo.
Head of R&D, Gruppo X di X Gruppo Srl
Marion, working as head of R&D, is shareholder in Gruppo X di X Gruppo srl, a company generating patents on innovations in the packaging and mainly paper sector, developing them with industrial partners and licensing patents, know how and technology. She is co-author of the base patents of Gruppo X’s developments and has been working since 1990 in the field of process and material innovation. Main Gruppo X’s licencees are, among others, BillerudKorsnas, Nippon Paper Industries, BP Europack (today Amcor Flexibles).
Marion holds degrees in architecture from Germany and Italy
Head of sales, printing and liquid coatings, Hymmen
Education: Electrical engineer
1990 – 2007 Machine manufacturer (Offset, screen-print, flexo-printing, digital printing)
2007 – dato Fa. Hymmen
Field of activity / focus:
1999 – first developments for digital printing applications
2007 – Start development digital printing at Hymmen
2015 – Head of sales digital printing and liquid coating at Hymmen
2020 – Head of business development
Surteco is a leading, full-service provider of decorative surfaces. Starting with designs created from natural materials, our products provide a way to achieve your ultimate vision.
Our portfolio of products includes – finish foil, TFL, HPL, flooring prints and edgebanding. Surteco is the solution for todays’ surfacing and design needs.
Everyone benefits from a good connection. If you have questions about our products contact our sales experts.
Finish foils/edgebanding – Ed Bass email: email@example.com
Printed decorative paper – Robert Bruncati email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Edgebanding – Chris Sonon email: email@example.com