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Educational Sessions and Technical Programming Take Shape for 2017 IADD·FSEA Odyssey

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On-Press Demonstrations Add to Innovative Learning Environment

Crystal Lake, Illinois – On-press classroom demonstrations, live equipment running on the show floor and experts from all sectors of the graphics finishing industry are just a few of the reasons Odyssey attendance continues to escalate in record numbers. Slated to take place May 17-19 at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, IL, USA, the 2017 IADD·FSEA Odyssey will unveil exciting new programming in an innovative learning arena like no other venue in North America.

Whether the priority is to improve profits, increase sales or decrease production costs, the Odyssey’s 25 technical and education sessions will help attendees hit their targets. All technical programs are conducted by industry experts – either on-press or in the classroom – each culminating with interactive Q&A sessions to address real-world challenges.

In the Techshop™, leading equipment suppliers will lead on-press demonstrations on topics ranging from laser cutter maintenance and makeready for difficult substrates to improving press productivity with automation. In the classrooms, programming includes PaperBoard 101, Registration Control on a Rotary Converting Platform, Packaging Design Considerations for Specialty Folder-Gluers and New Foil Technologies: Cold Foil and Digital Inkjet.

The Technology Hall will be filled with the widest range of products and services specific to diecutting/diemaking, foil stamping, folding/gluing, digital printing and a host of other specialty diemaking and finishing processes. Confirmed equipment includes a ERGOSA Universal/Perpack Folder-Gluer Packer; an EHD Kluge Foil Stamping, Embossing and Diecutting Press (14" x 22"); a HYBRIDSetter Automatic Pin and Claw Insertion Machine for Upper Stripping Tool; a Signature ELITE 110SLB46 Folder-Gluer, a KAMA ProCut 76 Flatbed Diecutter with Foil; and an SDS Edge Rule Processor.

A full lineup of educational sessions, TechShop demonstrations and equipment scheduled to be on display at Odyssey 2017 is available online at www.OdysseyExpo.org.



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