Programme / Speakers

Find here all information about the speakers and topics as well as the presenters for the 18th Technical Forum 2022.

This year the Technical Forum was split into 2 sessions.

Our presenters

Thomas Hogenkamp

Spaleck Oberflächentechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Sales Director

Thomas Hogenkamp started his employment at Spaleck Oberflächentechnik in 1984 as Head of the Technical Demonstration and Development Center. Since 1990 he has been involved in subjects to surface finishing aspects within the Mint Industry. Acting as the Sales Director for Spaleck since 2000, he and his colleague Ingo Löken are responsible for developing the business relation worldwide.

Thomas Hogenkamp

Spaleck Oberflächentechnik GmbH & Co. KG

Sales Director

Thomas Hogenkamp started his employment at Spaleck Oberflächentechnik in 1984 as Head of the Technical Demonstration and Development Center. Since 1990 he has been involved in subjects to surface finishing aspects within the Mint Industry. Acting as the Sales Director for Spaleck since 2000, he and his colleague Ingo Löken are responsible for developing the business relation worldwide.

Dieter Merkle

Schuler Pressen GmbH

Director Global Minting

Dieter Merkle has been working with Schuler Presses since 1975. Today Dieter Merkle is the Director Global Minting of the Schuler Group. Besides, he has been in the board of Schuler India since 2004 and again Chairman since January 2020. Dieter Merkle has been active member of the Mint Directors Conference (MDC) Technical Committee and has also been entrusted with the organization and moderation of the Technical Forum of the World Money Fair since 2004. The MDC Member Mints started in May 2016 a Customer Task Force which is headed by Dieter Merkle to create awareness in the industry and connect to the customer base. Starting 2017, Dieter Merkle is representing the Schuler Group within the International Currency Association, since May 2017 as a board member.

Dieter Merkle

Schuler Pressen GmbH

Director Global Minting

Dieter Merkle has been working with Schuler Presses since 1975. Today Dieter Merkle is the Director Global Minting of the Schuler Group. Besides, he has been in the board of Schuler India since 2004 and again Chairman since January 2020. Dieter Merkle has been active member of the Mint Directors Conference (MDC) Technical Committee and has also been entrusted with the organization and moderation of the Technical Forum of the World Money Fair since 2004. The MDC Member Mints started in May 2016 a Customer Task Force which is headed by Dieter Merkle to create awareness in the industry and connect to the customer base. Starting 2017, Dieter Merkle is representing the Schuler Group within the International Currency Association, since May 2017 as a board member.