Label Academy Master Class: Digital Label & Package Printing

This 4 hour master class will be presented by Andy Thomas -Emans, along with other leading experts from the fields of materials, pre-press, printing technology, inks and coatings, and flexible pack formation and filling. It is organized by the Label Academy, the global training program for the label and package printing industry.
For everyone's benefit, seating is strictly limited. Please book early to avoid disappointment.
The price includes the master class, refreshments and lunch (RMB1800.00).

10:00 - 10:25Digital Label Printing

  • Evolution and trends 
  • Current market position 
  • Understanding the digital imaging and printing processes 

10:25 - 11:25Technologies and processes compared

  • Liquid toner  
  • Dry toner   
  • Inkjet       

11:25 - 11:50Pre-press systems and strategies

  • Color management is critical 
  • Increasing the importance of pre-press and elimination of bottlenecks 
  • Digital proofing considerations 
11:50 - 12:10Coffee break

12:10 - 12:35The importance of pre-press and workflow automation

  • The nature and importance of workflow automation
  • The role of MIS automation tools in digital printing
  • Integration with quality and inspection 

12:35 - 13:00Substrate selection and print quality

  • Matching process to substrate 
  • Ink transfer, adhesion, print quality and color
  • Surface treatments and coatings 

13:00 - 13:25Digital Print Finishing

  • In-line or off-line
  • Finishing options and systems
  • Laser die-cutting
13:25 - 13:40Lunch

13:40 - 14:05Understanding hybrid presses and opportunities

  • Why hybrid technology 
  • Hybrid constructions 
  • Opportunities and markets 


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