Canadian Packaging

DGM sponsors successful Cold Foil Innovations Summit

Diversified Graphic Machinery hosted a three-day summit at facility in Italy presenting latest technologies and products to visitors from around the world.

September 3, 2014   by Canadian Packaging Staff

RED BANK, NJ—Diversified Graphic Machinery, innovators of cold foil print enhancement technology for the global print packaging market sponsored a highly-successful and well-attended Cold Foil Innovations Summit this summer at DGM’s manufacturing facility in Turin, Italy.

Cold Foil was the hot topic at the Innovations Summit, which attracted participants from Germany, Denmark, England, Switzerland, Italy and the United States.

ITW Foils, Colorgraph and Diversified Graphic Machinery presented a number of new and innovative cold foil products and technologies during the three-day run of the summit.

Photo caption above: (from left) DGM senior manufacturing management team at Innovations Summit in Turin, Italy: Michael DeBard, Maurizio Berto, Walter Sussuma, Filippo Silvaggio and Marco Notari.

“The Innovations Summit was an excellent opportunity to have both suppliers and customers come together and see what’s new with the cold foil process,” says Diversified Graphic Machinery president Michael DeBard.

“A hot topic at the summit was Indexing and how Foildex technology allows you to save foil in the running direction of the sheet,” adds DeBard. “My goal since starting the company in 2000 was to remain constant and consistent; to bring innovative, cost-effective solutions to the market which are backed by a company that is willing and capable to stand behind it.”

DGM also announced that a UV Casting Innovations Summit is planned for the Autumn of 2014 at DGM after the Graph Expo tradeshow, that will focus on UV Cast and Cure with discussions on LED UV lamps vs. standard UV lamps and their respective benefits. Also a round table discussion will be open for customers with the release of the latest cold foil technology.

For more information about DGM’s Fall Innovation Summit, contact Michael DeBard at 732-933-4865, via e-mail at or visit

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