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New Trainers Added! Digital Printing in the Packaging Industry

Tuesday, January 16, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Alyce Ryan
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The list of experts sharing their experience and knowledge is growing for the almost sold out seminar, Digital Printing in the Packaging Industry to be held Wednesday, February 7 - Thursday, February 8 in Glen Arm, Maryland. 

Instructors include:

David Carmichael- Technical Manager for the CorrStream Product Line

Paul Aliprando – Vice President Digital Technologies, SUN Automation

What are you trying to do with Digital?  Overview of the promise of digital print for corrugated.

Allie O’Brien – Sales Associate, KemiArt US
Paper compositions for Digital Liners

Troy Hewgly – Regional Sales and Business Development, DS Smith

Corrugated for digital print.  How does the process and the product differ?

Jerry Fitch – Account Manager, Sensient Colors
Digital inks and how they differ.  Matching ink to product. Aqueous and UV, pros and cons of each.

Brad Albright – Director, Business Development, ColorHub (two presentations)

1 - Single pass vs multipass/scan printers.  Basic theory of operation, pros & cons, typical uses.
2 – Business case for digital in a box plant scenario

Josh McNaughton – Product Specialist, Xante Corporation
Artwork design for ink savings.  Procedures to emulate flexo output with a digital machine.  (Josh will also demonstrate the operation of the Xante printer.)

Darin Boling - Technical Specialist, SUN Automation
Printer maintenance and inspection.  Calibrations and print anomaly resolutions.

Ray Weiss – Digital Imaging Specialist, SGIA (two presentations)
1 - Artwork, file types, resolution and how each affects print quality
2 – Print software. Rasterizing, color translators, color management (profiling & measuring), brand colors.  He will include an artwork to print output demonstration.

Digital printing is a phrase that has been grabbing people’s attention for year. To help the independent converters that have moved to digital, AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has created a new seminar based on the movement to digital printing taking place in paper packaging and the need for a well thought out plan for meeting customer expectations. 

Learn from knowledgeable developers and users in digital print for corrugated. This course will be held at Sun Automation where training will take place in a classroom with hands-on access to state of the art digital printers.

This course is intended for companies who are starting to get into digital or those who are thinking about it. The course will touch all the concerns and issues with direct digital print on corrugated. Many areas of the course will have hands-on training using a digital printer. The course will be presented in an open format, which will include time for detailed questions and answers on specific topics.

Learn more at or contact Taryn Pyle, or 703.535.1391.

About AICC

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, is uniting and celebrating the success of inspired, independent packaging companies. We are a growing membership association which has served independents since 1974, by providing access to education and information in print, in person, and online. AICC membership is for the full company- join and all employees at all locations have access to member benefits. In April 2017 AICC began offering free online education to all members to help the individual maximize their potential and the member company maximize its profit.

AICC Serves:
Passionate professionals;
The independent and united;
The responsive and agile.

AICC Will:
Connect and cultivate;
Deliver success.