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Clemson & FFTA’s Optimizing the Digital Flexo Plate Seminar Returns January 29-30

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

Press release from the issuing company

November, 2007 - CLEMSON, SC — The extremely popular two-day seminar, Optimizing the Digital Plate Package for Flexography, returns to Clemson University’s Department of Graphic Communications, January 29 & 30.  In a series of lectures, demonstrations and hands-on sessions attendees will learn to un-complicate digital plate pre-press and production in order to achieve optimal results from their digital workflow.
Joining Clemson’s faculty will be top industry experts such as Mark Mazur
(Dupont Imaging Technologies), Mark Samworth (Esko Art), Larry Goldberg (Beta Industries), David Chinnis (Flint Group Printing Plates), Colleen Twomey (MacDermid Printing Solutions) and many more. They will teach attendees how to avoid plate-making pitfalls and fully capitalize on the benefits of the digital process by first learning the proper rules and then correctly applying the workflow tools available.
The seminar is recommended for:
- Those wishing to maximize their digital plate making capabilities.
- Companies planning to convert to a digital plate making workflow.
- Training new employees and updating current staff.
- Companies with plate consistency and performance issues.
Topics include:
- The Digital Difference
- Digital Workflow Software
- Digital Imagers
- Measuring Devices
- Calibration Curves
- The “One Bit Tiff”
- File Compression
- Plate Inspection
- Screening Technologies
- Two Approaches to Digital Calibration
- Evaluating Plates
- ROI Benefits of Plate Consistency
- Troubleshooting
- Role of Tradeshops
- Digital Plate Care
- Converter’s Story
This seminar is appropriate for all segments of flexography and is co-sponsored by the Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA). Early registration is encouraged as the seminar fills quickly.
The cost for an individual is $495. Group rates are available for 3 or more for just $450 per person. It includes contintental breakfast and lunches both days and an evening social event.
For registration details go to graphics.clemson.edu/itc/sem_plates.htm
or contact Duane Woolbright at 864-656-7664 or duanew@clemson.edu.




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