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 Export to Your Calendar 3/13/2019 to 3/14/2019
When: (Wed-Thu) March 13-14, 2019
Where: Graphco
6563 Cochran Road
Solon, Ohio  44139
United States
Contact: Taryn Pyle
(703) 836-2422

Online registration is available until: 3/13/2019
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Course Description:

Examine and analyze the entire folding carton process to make valuable contributions to critical packaging solutions. Attendees will work through the entire process to understand suppliers and paperboard substrates– their strength, appearance, and printability, package design, printing and converting, and the customer.   

What Will I Learn?

  • Understand paperboard substrates and applications
  • Evaluate packaging and recommend the correct substrate for the best performance
  • Understand the characteristics of different paper and how it prints

Presentation Topics:

  • Paperboard Substrates & Applications 
  • Manufacturing Variations 
  • Sustainability 
  • Package Design 
  • Prepress 
  • Printing & Converting 

Hands-On Activities: 

  • Paperboard Products 
  • Manufacturing Effects 
  • Coating & Finishing
  • Characteristic Test Comparisons 
  • Printing Comparisons 
  • Die Cutting & Scoring

Course Location:

Graphco | 6563 Cochran Road | Solon, Ohio  | Website 

Graphco is a provider of digital, offset and print finishing solutions. 

Plant Tour Location:

Tap Packaging Solutions | 2160 Superior Ave | Cleveland, OH 44114 | Website 

Tap Packaging Solutions is a  designer and manufacturer of innovative and everyday packaging solutions. Specializing in folding cartons and rigid set-up boxes, Tap partners with consumer brands across different markets including confection, specialty food, health and beauty, and household products, in order to design, print and convert the ideal branded packaging.

 Hotel Information: 

Homewood Suites by Hiton - Solon
6085 Enterprise Pkwy, Solon, OH  44139
Phone: (440) 519-9500
Group Rate: $131 per night

 How Do I Register?

Member Early Bird: $1,095 | 3 or more $995 (Cut-off Date: February 1, 2019)

Member After Early Bird: $1,295 | 3 or more $1195


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