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Orientation to the Graphic Arts
April 4-7, 2011
What is your company’s greatest resource It should be your employees! With a knowledgeable staff, your company can operate more efficiently while providing outstanding customer service.
Designed especially for those who would like to update his or her overall knowledge of the printing industry, Orientation to the Graphic Arts is entirely new and incorporates even more hands-on opportunities! Delve into print production workflow with the perfect blend of classroom learning, demonstrations, and hands-on instruction. Design and produce a printed piece––from start to finish––using the latest prepress, pressroom, and bindery equipment. Communicate more effectively on production-related topics by gaining a better understanding of printing industry lingo and jargon.
Make sure your staff understands every step of the print production process. Register your employees for this popular and comprehensive hands-on workshop today!
You Will Learn
- All about print production workflow, from job design through delivery
- Major printing processes including flexography, gravure, screen printing, with an emphasis on offset lithography and digital printing
- Desktop publishing and job design
- Color theory and reproduction
- VDP and digital printing
- Multicolor press and bindery operations
- All about printing industry terminology and jargon
Who Should Attend
Both newcomers and seasoned professionals in the graphic arts industry will benefit from the topics covered in this program. Examples of those who most often attend this program include:
- Printing equipment suppliers and vendors
- Administrative staff including secretaries, accountants, and human resources
- Customer service representatives
- Sales personnel and account managers
- Marketing and communications personnel
- Graphic designers and art directors
- Print buyers
$1095 for Printing Industries of America Members
$1595 for Non-Members
Printing Industries of America headquarters, Sewickley (Pittsburgh), PA
Joe Marin, Senior Analyst, Digital Technologies, Printing Industries of America