Peter Buttiens is CEO of ESMA vzw since 2007, ESMA is a European association for industrial printing. Since the late nineties, Peter was involved in the inkjet printing of textile and wrote in 2002 a thesis about "How to enter the market Textile Printing with digital technology" for his MBA. He stayed involved since this time with the progress of textile printing in general. He integrated textile printing in ESMA since late 2019.
Since 1990 ESMA proudly serves the industrial printing sector. The European association for printing manu-facturers in screen and digital printing has grown into an organisation representing industrial, functional and speciality print. Throughout the years ESMA developed the Knowledge Hub concept which now provides almost 70 European manufacturer members and Technology Partners with cross-technology expertise. Every ESMA member enjoys advantageous terms at major trade shows and ESMA''s own conferences. Other benefits include access to technical seminars and committee meetings. Partners and members receive support and ad?vice regarding health, safety and environmental legislation and participate in setting industry standards. For more information visit: www.esma.com