Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH
Thomas Kolbusch is Vice President of Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH, an equipment manufacturing company for coating, printing and laminating solutions located in Dormagen, Germany. Thomas studied Business Economics at the Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences and got his degree as business economist in 1997. He started his career at 3M, Germany. Since 1999 he has worked for Coatema Coating Machinery in different positions. He is a member of the board of the OE-A (Organic Electronic Association) in Germany, a global association for printed electronics as well as a member of the board of COPT.NRW, a local association in Germany. He served as a member of the Printocent board in Finland for one year, served 6 years as the exhibition chair of the LOPEC in Munich and has been conference co-chair of the Flextech conference in the US since 2013. In addition, Thomas has been a member of the advisory board of Fraunhofer ITA institute since 2014, was Auditor for the Fraunhofer Eneas institute in 2016 and has been Organizer of the international Coatema Coating Symposium for the past 16 years.