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FINAT Technical Seminar 2018 Aimed at Label Converters

Printers/Converters in the label and sleeve markets are facing many common challenges today: Digitalisation, automation, decoration, finishing, and trouble shooting in general. How to overcome them?

The one and a half day seminar - in English - 7-9 March 2018 in Barcelona, is designed to help companies understand the technical challenges and improve their organisational efficiency, service and profitability by implementing new techniques, methodologies and by employing the workers’ skills and knowledge to the fullest.

Papers presented will show from a technical standpoint new features and requirements in printing, converting, and processing that keep the labelling industry moving forward and help to add value in the supply chain. The event is targeted at all levels of the Technical Community from R&D and Production to Technical Directors & Executives.

The full programme will be ready by the end of November, but here is already a list of topics:

The Internet of Things (IoT): how smart products transform brand relationships, business operations and service experiences – the technical side of things

A users’ guide to the challenges and pitfalls of choosing an MIS Supplier

Do things differently – digitalising the production processes (Label printer 4.0)

Workflow automation is nothing for me – Lights out Automation myths debunked

Digital Automation in flexography and the new market challenges for labels

Value adding labels using hot- or cold foil, embossing or / and texturing

Developments in ink drying and curing: the key to faster speeds, web handling and finishing

Coated facestock media for water based inkjet inks for demanding applications

Recent advancements in PSA label films

Cold Foiling Technology and Latest Developments

Traceability, Food safety, Authentication and Branding with smart labels

2 parallel trouble shooting workshops on flexible packaging/sleeves and multi-layer, peel and reveal label constructions and production methods

Mark you diaries: 7-9 March 2018 Barcelona, and stay tuned for more information.