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Sonoco Institute

Intro to Flexo Workshop

Workshop Overview:

This class is geared towards individuals in need of fundamental knowledge of the flexographic printing process. It is taught by mixing hands-on training and formal instruction in a flexo printing environment. Graduate the class understanding the function of flexography in the printing industry and all elements required for your company to produce a finished product including layout, trapping and distortion, plate-making, proofing, ink station set up, ink maintenance, press operation and quality control.

Who Should Attend?

  • Those new to the industry or those needing a refresher on flexographic concepts and components.
  • Suppliers and Manufacturers
  • Sales and Customer Service
  • Plant Management and Supervisors
  • Quality Assurance and Training Staff

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain a foundational understanding of concepts needed to go from design planning to final printed and converted product
  • Learn terminology to better communicate on a professional level with customers, suppliers and staff
  • Understand the influence of all components of flexographic production and prepress decisions
  • Learn best practices in each step of the image reproduction process and modern digital workflow
  • Understand influences on color reproduction and color communication

What are the Benefits?

  • Formalized training in an educational environment by professional instructors
  • Hands-on teaching for each step of the process
  • Immediate implementation of knowledge back at your facility
  • Small class size to promote individualized instruction and to ensure each participant practices the concepts
  • Great beginner course to expose each participant to the complete flexographic process

Class Size:

Limited to 10 students

This course can now be taken online for a discounted rate.

Cancellation Policy: 21 days prior to event date for 100% refund; 14 days prior to event date for 50% refund; no refund will be given less than 14 days. Email us for more information.

The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics
The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics | 311 Harris A. Smith Building, Fernow Street, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634