Labelexpo Europe 2017 – Workshop programme announced

Source: Labelexpo Europe

BELGIUM • Labelexpo Europe 2017 (25 to 28 September) will host two educational master classes and a workshop focusing on MIS & workflow automation, shrink sleeve technology and inks, coatings and varnishes. Taking place on Tuesday, 26 September and Wednesday, 28 September, the events are headed up by Mike Fairley and are organised in conjunction with the Label Academy.

Led by Mike Fairley, founder of the Label Academy, the MIS and Automation Workflow master class will be held on Tuesday 26 September and feature presentations by companies such as AVT, Cerm, EFI Radius, Esko, Label Traxx, OPM Group and Tharstern. Attendees will learn how to electronically managing an operation is able to offer an integrated management information solution. Providing both day-to-day problem solving, it will look at: fast accurate estimating, procurement, production planning and scheduling, workflow automation, asset data collection and post data analysis.


Running on Wednesday 27 September, those signed up for the shrink sleeve technology master class will hear about the latest in the area’s technology, markets and applications. According to the organiser, attendees will find out about suitable shrinkable films; review the different printing processes and how to select them; gain an appreciation of the latest converting technologies and specialized applications and also find out about sleeve performance and quality, including troubleshooting and fault finding. Also headed up by Mike Fairley, there will also be presentations from Accraply, Esko, Flint Group and Klöckner Pentaplast.

Scheduled for Wednesday, 27 September, the inaugural inks, coatings and varnishes workshop will show how inks, top and barrier coatings, primers and varnishes are being adapted and applied to narrow web converting operations using technologies such as flexo and offset. Workshop delegates will get an insight into how ink components interact with drying and curing technologies. Current legislation, including ink migration, will also be addressed, along with how to establish adhesion testing and quality assurance procedures. Presentations of Flint Group, GSE Dispensing, Pulse Roll Label Products, RK PrintCoat Instruments, Siegwerk and Sun Chemical are part of this workshop.

More information please find online at Labelexpo Europe’s website

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