Label Academy Master Class: Digital Label & Package Printing

Wednesday 9 December 
Meeting Room D, Hall 1 
Discover digital printing technology and the enhancements it can bring to your product offering.
This 4.5-hour master class will be presented by a representative of the Label Academy, 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 (599 RMB Inc VAT) includes the master class, refreshments and lunch.

09:00 - 09:30Introduction to Digital Label Printing

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


09:30 - 10:30Technologies and processes compared

  • Liquid toner  
  • Dry toner   
  • Inkjet       

10:30 - 11:00Pre-press systems and strategies

  • Color management is critical 
  • Increasing the importance of pre-press and elimination of bottlenecks 
  • Digital proofing considerations 
11:00 - 11:15Tea and coffee break

11:15 - 11:40The 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 

11:40 - 12:05Substrate selection and print quality

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

12:05 - 12:30Digital Print Finishing

  • In-line or off-line
  • Finishing options and systems
  • Laser die-cutting
12:30 - 12:50Lunch

12:50 - 13:15Understanding hybrid presses and opportunities

  • Why hybrid technology 
  • Hybrid constructions 
  • Opportunities and markets 

13:15 - 13:40Managing digital printing in the label plant

  • Management challenges and opportunities  
  • Changing the role of sales and selling 
  • Emphasis on markets and marketing 

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