Mr. Andrew Schipke

VP Marketing and Strategic Sales,
W+D North America

Contact Details

W+D North America
11300 West 80th Street
Work: (913) 227-3081


41 year highly successful leadership record as a "technical and market communicator" in sales and marketing management of large dollar, complex technologies in a multitude of printing and converting markets – paper, flexible packaging, corrugated, paperboard and various commercial printing and converting verticals. Broad and current technical and market knowledge of inkjet, flexography, offset, rotogravure, printed RFID, electron beam and UV and LED-UV print technologies.

Currently serving on the EMA Foundation Board of Trustees and as Vice Chairman of the EMA Management and Technology committe. Also, currently serving on the Association for Print Technolgies - Board of Directors.

Association for PRINT Technologies -  APTech USPS MTAC representaitive.

FTA  (Flexo Technical Association) Excellence in Flexography Competition - Print Awards Judge and named content contributor to the FIRST publication (Flexo Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances).

Recipient of the first Flexo Technical Association (FTA) - Technical Innovation Award (1996). Awarded for the first computer controlled flexo ink delivery and doctor blade metering system with automated wash-up technology for commercial flexo printing presses.


Miami University-Oxford, OH + University of Wisconsin

Job History

W+D North America Inc. (Winkler+Dunnebier GmbH)
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
August 2006 - present