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Dr. Matthias Henker
Flint Group Germany GmbH (Director of Technology)
+49 7852 934-302 /
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Dr. Matthias Henker, born in Sohland/Spree is married and has two grown-up children. He studied chemistry at the technical university Leuna-Merseburg and is working since almost 20 years in several positions in R+D and technical service of printing inks.

1991 - 1993 Druck- und Lederfarben Halle GmbH
1993 - 2002 Druckfarbenfabrik Gebr. Schmidt GmbH
1998 - 1999 Dalian Schmidt Printing Ink Ltd., China, General Manager
2002 - 2006 Flint-Schmidt, R+D Manager Liquid Packaging Inks EU
since 2006 Flint Group, today’s position: Product Director Packaging & Narrow Web

His focus are liquid inks for packaging. Since one year he is also working in the field of UV curing (low migration) inks.
Private he has many hobbies and field of interest, for example sport (dancing), digital photography and insects (Lepidoptera).

  • Water and solvent based packaging inks
  • o Raw materials
  • o Formulation
  • o Application
  • Product safety (Compliance with packaging ink regulations)
  • Test methods
  • Packaging materials and concepts
  • o Films
  • o Lamination
  • o General requirements for packaging solutions
  • Solvent based inks for packaging