Label Academy Master Class: Conventional Label Printing Processes


PRICE: $700 
Learn about letterpress, lithography, flexography, screen, gravure and combination printing from the experts. See a live demonstration on working machinery and gain a clear understanding of the different processes. This includes their unique characteristics, the most relevant applications and how they are changing.
This five-hour master class will be presented by printing industry training expert John Morton of 4impression. 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 ($129 if bought separately) and an opportunity to take an online exam afterwards to earn a Label Academy certificate ($250 if bought separately).
For everyone's benefit, seating is strictly limited. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

9:00 AMIntroduction to the Label Academy

  • Global training and certification overview
  • Standardizing global training: aims and objectives
  • Modules, exams and textbooks available

9:15 AMLabel press configurations and ancillary equipment

  • The types of printing equipment used for label production
  • Examining the main configurations 
  • Identifying the key benefits

9:40 AMUnderstanding the major conventional printing processes and live press demonstration

  • Overview of printing processes: lithography, flexography, letterpress, screen and gravure
  • Exploring the advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Mechanics of plate imaging and mounting

11:30 AMThe flexo process uncovered

  • A comprehensive insight into the flexo process
  • Looking at the key elements of the print unit
  • Analyzing inks and drying systems 
12:15 PMNetworking lunch

12:45 PMThe modern combination printing press

  • Understanding how to combine printing and embellishment processes
  • Identifying the principles and workings of the printing press
  • Utilizing the existing printing processes within a multi-platform press

1:15 PMInteractive exercises and summary

  • View samples close-up and identify printing processes first hand
  • Exploring color sequencing
  • Assessing embellishment and decoration techniques
2:00 PMEnd of master class


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