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Large Crowd Attends Initial FIRST 4.0 Workshop at IGI

Friday, April 24, 2009

Press release from the issuing company

Pewaukee, Wisconsin -- The Institute for Graphics and Imaging (IGI)—an education and training organization funded by and dedicated to the printing and graphic arts industry—recently hosted the initial regional workshop devoted to FIRST 4.0—Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances.  The workshop, sponsored by the Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Association, was held April 13 at the IGI facility in suburban Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was attended by 60.   The session was hosted by Richard Black, Director of Digital Products at All Printing Resources.  Additional speakers included Joe Tuccitto, FFTA Education Director; Rich Emmerling, Flint Group Technical Director; and John Gaber, Flint Group Regional Technical Service Manager.
Discussing the successful meeting, IGI Executive Director Ron Dahl commented: “IGI proved to be an excellent venue in which to hold the initial FIRST 4.0 regional workshop.  The convenient location attracted not only printer personnel from Wisconsin, but throughout the Midwest.  We look forward to hosting similar training sessions for other organizations serving the printing industry.”
The Institute for Graphics and Imaging provides education and training in the graphic design, printing, and related industries.  Supported by a vast network of industry suppliers, printers, publishers, and governmental agencies, IGI operates on the campus of the Waukesha County Technical College in suburban Milwaukee.  IGI facilities, which include computer classrooms and access to the latest printing equipment, are available for sales events and corporate training courses.  For additional information go to www.igi.org or call 262-695-6260.




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