ABOUT THE COURSE

This course will overview the different printing methods such as flexography, lithography, gravure, screen printing, and digital printing. You will learn how these processes impact your packaging cost and quality. We will tie in the graphic development workflow including color management strategies, artwork generation, pre-press workflows, plate making and going to print - colors, roll and sheet stock technical specifications, timelines, budgets, and tips & tricks from industry veterans.


COURSE CURRICULUM

Printing Overview

  • Welecome- Introduction to Package Printing
  • History of Printing
  • The State of the Industry Infographic
  • Package Printing Glossary

Printing 101

  • Introduction to Printing 101
  • Color Theory
  • Artwork and Design
  • Ordering Process
  • Print Order Checklist
  • Inks
  • Prepress
  • Knowledge Check: Printing 101

Printing Processes

  • Introduction to Processes
  • Letterpress
  • Flexography
  • Lithography
  • Gravure/Intaglio
  • Screen Printing
  • Digital Printing
  • Post Press
  • Selection Strategy
  • Future of Print
  • Knowledge Check: Printing Processes

Printing Packaging

  • Introduction to Printing Packaging
  • General Labeling
  • Cartons & Containers
  • Flexible Packaging Systems
  • Metal and Glass
  • Plastic Packaging
  • Sustainability
  • Design Inspiration
  • Knowledge Check: Printing Packaging

Conclusion

  • That's a Wrap!
  • Final Wrap
  • Give Us Your Feedback
 
 

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • The current package printing landscape in terms of market segments.
  • The print process from prepress, color theory, artwork and design to ordering.
  • Print methods and the right application for a specific print job.
  • The most appropriate and sustainaiblt printing methods for the various packaging substrates. 
 

WHAT YOU'LL GET FOR $399

 
 

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