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Sessions

Technical, educational, informative. Expert speakers sharing essential flexographic knowledge.

The Voice of the Customer

“The Voice of the Customer” is an opportunity for brand owners to present and discuss their packaging-related challenges, with the understanding that flexographic packaging production is not the only part of their packaging supply ecosystem.

Listen to a panel of Consumer Product Company (CPC) representatives who will present and discuss these common challenges.

Quality in the Pressroom

Looking for new tools, tips or techniques to improve the quality in your pressroom? Then this is a session you don’t want to miss!

Join our panel of flexographic experts from all segments of the industry, consisting of individuals with experience in color management, pressroom management, Consumer Product Companies (CPCs) brand interactions as well as prepress functions. See how your view of quality in the pressroom matches up with theirs.

Flexo Jeopardy

This packaging print technology is widely regarded as the most dominant in the world. “What is flexography?”

Join us for an interactive and engaging session modeled after the popular game show Jeopardy! Contestants will be quizzed on flexographic concepts, specifications, trivia and more. Audience members will play along to see if their knowledge is in tolerance.

Redefining the Limits of Flexographic Printing

Learn how to elevate your flexographic operations by implementing today’s technologies and processes, backed by an understanding flexographic fundamentals. Hear from experts who have successfully harnessed current technologies to redefine what’s possible in flexographic printing.

Gain actionable insights into the modern landscape of flexographic printing. This session will equip you with tools to achieve your flexographic aspirations. Come away inspired, informed, and ready to push your flexographic printing to new heights. Your journey to mastering today’s flexography starts here.

FQC: Delivering the “Q” in FQC

The name says it all – Flexo Quality Consortium (FQC). For years, the FQC has been focused on improving print quality flexographic print buyers.

Hear updates on these current FQC projects:

  • New LED lighting requirements
  • Determining optimal print order to maximize the color gamut
  • Plate cross web stability
  • Measurable slur target

This year’s FQC session will conclude with the Phoenix Challenge College Competition winning team, who will engage the audience with a company rebranding solution utilizing flexographic technology.

Flexo 411: Your Flexographic Helpline

To thrive in the flexographic printing process, it’s not always about what you know but more about who you know. Sometimes you just need to ask hard questions to certain experts, but they can be difficult to find.

Well, we found them. Seize this opportunity to ask your questions to a panel of knowledgable industry experts and walk away with your questions answered as well as key contacts to reach out to for future questions.

Consumable Trends

As the flexographic printing industry works toward a more sustainable future, what changes to workflow consumables can we expect to see?

Through a series of expert presentations and panel discussions, explore new methods and strategies from providers of substrates, inks/coatings and plates that are being developed today to assist printers/converters in meeting their own sustainability goals.

ICC Do You CC?

When we think about color management, the first thing that comes to mind is the ICC Profile. But do we know why? Why is ICC the most popular format in the graphic arts industry?

Join us for a comprehensive discussion of all things ICC profile. Curious about when the ICC profile first became used? Ever wonder what’s inside the profile? How and why do we use them? Is this the best format available for color management? Or is there something better? All these questions and much more will be covered by a group of color experts.

Nuts and Bolts of Your Flexographic Workflow

The flexographic printing process is a complex interplay of various components—plates, inks, tapes, anilox rolls—each contributing to the final print outcome. Through interactive discussions, the interdependencies among the elements will be illuminated all while exploring scenarios where decisions regarding one aspect can trigger a chain reaction affecting others.

Develop a grasp of the complexity of the flexographic puzzle and leave with a heightened awareness of the intricate web of interactions. Be equipped to consider the broader implications of each decision and be better poised to optimize print quality, efficiency and consistency.