CARLOS SILGADO


Expert in digital printing in packaging in Latin America

His close to 30-years experience in printing encompasses not only a deep knowledge of the advantages of each of the technologies available in the market for digital printing, but the range of its applications and success stories for each segment of the market.

Carlos was Technical Director of the Institute of Technological Development of the Graphic Industry, IFTAG, of the Colombian Association of the Graphic Communication Industry, ANDIGRAF.

Recently (October 2015-2016), he participated as Director of the consultancy for the formulation of the Business Plan of the Graphic Industry in Colombia: Years 2017-2032, within the Production Transformation Program of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism in Colombia.

At the University of Los Andes, in Bogotá (Colombia), he taught 8 specialized courses on Optimization of Production Processes and New Services, at the Postgraduate in Production Management of the Department of Industrial Engineering.

He acquired specialized training in graphic processes and technologies at the Heidelberg Druckmaschinen AG training center in Germany; and The Graphics Arts Technical Foundation, now part of the Printing Industries of America, PIA, in the United States.

He contributed to the creation of the Graphic Communication Technology program of the Minuto de Dios University Corporation in Bogota, Colombia.