FINAT education

In this educational section, you may find recordings, presentations and publications by FINAT. Most information is for members only.

FINAT Technical Webinar Series - Recordings

FINAT is hosting webinars for its members on a regular basis. The webinars are designed to present the latest independent label industry knowledge and focus on topics relevant to the future of the industry. They offer a convenient tool at members’ fingertips to brief them on management, technology and sustainability developments that may impact their business in the near future. For more information about upcoming webinars click here.

Recordings of previous editions are available for FINAT members. To view the list of recordings, click here (members only access).

Training - Print & Packaging training courses

It is important that personnel involved in the design, development and application of all forms of product & print decoration, have an in depth understanding of the processes involved. FINAT is able to offer its members access to a range of courses through 4impression who are also partner of the Label Academy. Training at discounted rates so that they are able to train their own staff or educate their customers.

FINAT members can select from a catalogue of existing course modules or have one tailored to meet their individual needs.

4impression are specialist providers of training for, packaging decoration, digital repro, pre-press, printing and embellishments. Staffed by industry trained tutors the team is supported by UK leaders in advanced digital media plus a network of print and packaging suppliers and consultants. Courses are educational, informal and interactive giving ample opportunity for open discussion on areas of specific interest.

Course formats include:

  • One-to-one intensive training
  • Group presentations
  • Low cost on-line webinars

What is the cost? Because each course is tailored to individual company needs each course is quoted separately. Discounted rates are available to FINAT members.

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FINAT publications

The following standards, handbooks, and reports are available to download for members and to order at the FINAT secretariat: Please note that the Educational Handbook will be revised and updated soon.

Technical Handbook 10th edition

Price: € 150

FINAT members: free downloadable PDF or € 35 for hard copy

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Digital Label Study (2017)

Price: € 150 (hard copy) or € 250 (PDF)

FINAT members: free from online Members Area

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Educational Handbook

Price: € 200

FINAT members: free downloadable PDF or € 90 for hard copy

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