The focus of the workshops is to communicate the changing business and technical environments facing today’s flexographic label and packaging printers. Topics include: the basics of photopolymer platemaking; standards and how they are impacting the entire printing industry; near neutral density calibration; color management; ink films; plate technologies; FIRST 4.0 (Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances); color management; and anilox rolls and doctor blades. Presenters are from Allison Systems, DuPont Imaging Technologies, MacDermid Printing Solutions, X-Rite, XSYS Print Solutions, and ASU and FFTA.
The one-day workshops are designed for anyone who works in a pressroom or manages pressroom operations. The early bird rate for both workshops is $95 for FTA members and $190 for non-members. The ASU early bird deadline is through February 22 and the BWI early bird deadline is through March 14. On-site registration rates are $125 and $250, respectively. To register, or for more information, visit www.flexography.org or call 631-737-6020.