Label Academy Master Class: Digital Label and Package Printing

Friday 2 October 2015
Price: €530 (including VAT)

Learn about digital printing technologies from the experts. Find out about the different presses, materials and finishing solutions as well as the key considerations when running a digital printing operation. Understand the enhanced requirements that digital printing brings to color management, origination and prepress, workflow, substrates and finishing.

This four-hour master class will be presented by Mike Fairley, along with other digital printing specialists. It is organized by the Label Academy, the global training and certification program for the label and package printing industry.

The price includes the master class as well as a copy of the text book (€75 if bought separately) and an opportunity to take an online exam afterwards to earn a Label Academy certificate (€200 if bought separately).

For everyone's benefit, seating is strictly limited. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

09:00The exciting new world of digital solutions

  • What are the main digital technologies?
  • What does the digital administration, workflow and printing process offer?
  • Where and how is digital now being used?

09:30Digital printing technologies explained: liquid electroink technology

  • The HP Indigo press engine
  • Imaging basics and technology benefits
  • Opportunities beyond labels

09:50Digital printing technologies explained: dry toner process

  • The Xeikon digital print series
  • Imaging basics and technology benefits
  • Opportunities beyond labels
  • Filip Weymans | Director - Segment Marketing and Business Development, Labels and Packaging | Xeikon

10:10Digital printing technologies explained: inkjet systems and technologies

  • Inkjet printing: an array of technologies
  • Imaging basics and technology benefits
  • Inkjet innovation and potential opportunities

10:30Prepress systems and strategies for profitable digital printing

  • Creating end-use value
  • Workflow challenges
  • Integrated color management, proofing and 3D visualization
11:00Break with tea and coffee

11:15Substrate selection and print quality

  • Selection of materials and end-use requirements
  • Surface treatment, modification and printing process interaction
  • Setting a digital printing standard

11:45Digital print finishing for labels and packaging

  • The basic finishing machine
  • Added-value solutions and opportunities
  • Laser die-cutting

12:15Factors to consider in managing a digital printing operation

  • What are the challenges?
  • When and how to make decisions
  • The potential of Internet trading

12:45Question and answer session

13:00End of master class


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