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Metallic Decorating Design & Troubleshooting
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Week Two: Metallic Decorating Design & Troubleshooting | May 5
12:00 p.m. – 12:10 p.m. Industry Interview
12:10 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. Hot, Cold or Digital Foils: Metallic Decorating for Print and Packaging
Speaker: Jeff Peterson, FSEA
Jeff will provide an overview of the different types of metallic decorating processes and then discuss how each of those fit for specific applications and run lengths. He will outline the advantages and disadvantages of hot foil, cold foil, digital foil and foil laminated board, including a discussion of sustainability issues related to each of those processes. You won’t want to miss this in-depth presentation that helps define the options in metallic decorating.
12:40 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. Industry Interview
12:50 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Troubleshooting Foil Stamping Challenges: Ask the Experts
Panel Members: Bertrand Hayoz, Bobst; Andy Dvorsky, Dvorsky Press Services; Sean Hurley, MCD, Inc.
This panel of technicians and industry experts will dive into how to troubleshoot recent challenges operators are experiencing with foil stamping and embossing – and how to avoid those challenges before they happen. The panel members will discuss:
- Paper stock choices and how it affects the quality of both foil and embossing
- Coating and laminating troubleshooting with foil adhesion
- Questions to ask when foil and embossing digital inks and toners
- On-press recommendations to decrease waste
- Strategies to increase production rates and faster set-ups
1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Rethinking You Paper Choices: Design Trends with Paper and Board
Speaker: Dallas Franklin, Neenah
Paper and board choices can have a big effect on the success of a finishing or binding project. Join Neenah to learn about the latest trends in paper and board options – including alternative fibers, matte coatings and more. Then learn how those options influence the possibilities for design and embellishment.
1:50 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Industry Interview
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. A live Q&A session with the day’s presenters