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FLEXO Magazine : March 2010
SESSIONS SATURDAY, MAY 1 9:00aM - 4:00pM FIRST press operator Certification – level i (a $495 value!) Begin your journey to becoming FIRST Press Operator Certified - for free! FFTA’s TEST (Technical Education Services Team) will host a complimentary Level I course for all Forum attendees interested in attaining a FIRST Certification, otherwise known as the flexo industry’s standard of excellence. CPCs are looking to award print jobs to those who can demonstrate high-quality, repeatable results, every time. The FIRST Press Operator Certification educates your operators and production personnel in both basic and advanced techniques to do just that. With certification comes myriad benefits: • You will strengthen and grow your business • You will become a recognized leader in color accuracy and consistency • You will win new business from CPC’s who are looking to award print jobs to those who can demonstrate high-quality, repeatable results, time and time again. The Level I course is designed for entry-level and non-production flexographic industry personnel and is the only level that applies to all job functions within the flexographic production environment. After successfully completing the course, you will be well on your way to becoming FIRST Press Operator Certified! This free course is only available to those who have booked their sleeping rooms at Paris Las Vegas. 1:00pM – 5:30pM Software tutorial Experience Vegas early at our unique computer lab tutorial session where we’ll review key topics like G7, the Adobe Creative Suite, and preflight systems, all to ensure you achieve the best in flexo prepress and printing operations. 1:00pm - 2:30pm G7 Calibration methodology and Software Systems Proficiency in G7 press calibration is rapidly becoming a requirement by brand managers and print buyers who want consistent, high-quality color from their flexo packaging print suppliers. Converts are beginning to discover that the G7 methodology will help produce more consistent color on press. In this presentation you will first learn the manual method of achieving G7 calibration, so you can then understand what is behind the automated software tools that will be reviewed in the next presentation. Steve Smiley, Vertis Inc. 2:30pm - 4:00pm Creative Suite 4 Software Update for packaging Creative Suite has lots of capabilities for packaging and specifically for use in flexo printing. Make both your creativity shine and your productivity increase with the new capabilities of Adobe’s Creative Suite. April Clark, Adobe Systems, Inc. 4:00pm - 5:30pm Workflow Efficiency and File Accuracy This session will outline the techniques needed to develop an efficient workflow plan with your customers to help both of you achieve maximum productivity. Find out which workflow systems work best in different situations, and gain an understanding about the latest in preflight systems to assure file accuracy and less re-work for you and your clients. Catherine Haynes, All Printing Resources, Inc. 4 FREE FOR EARLY BIRD ARRIVALS FREE FOR EARLY BIRD ARRIVALS
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