The BOSS Federation is the trade association which serves the UK office supplies and services industry by providing a range of initiatives, cost saving benefits and services, to enhance the business performance of its members.

Introduction to the Printing Industry Workshop

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We are holding a one day workshop, Introduction to the Printing Industry. The workshop aims to enable delegates to understand the fundamentals and differences of the main printing processes. It will introduce delegates to the different print finishing processes and give them a thorough understanding of print and paper terminology.

Who is the course for?
- New employees to the print industry
- Existing support staff
- Your customers, the people who buy your print

What will you get out of it?
- An over view of the 7 printing processes:
- Lithography
- Gravure
- Flexography
- Screen
- Digital
- Pad Printing
- Letterpress

An overview of finishing
- Folding
- Guillotining
- Binding
- Foil blocking
- Spot UV varnishing
- Embossing

Stages from pre-press to finishing
- File formats
- Proofing
- Corrections
- Imposition schemes
- Methods of working

An overview of substrates
- Characteristics
- Types

''The Introduction to Print workshop is a fantastic way of developing the knowledge of your employees new to the printing industry. It was delivered by real print people with real print knowledge in a down to earth way. All my team have benefited greatly from this workshop. I can highly recommend the services provided by the BOSS Federation.'' - Alec King, Managed Communications Production Manager, Office Depot.

There are only 10 available places so we recommend you book quickly, however if demand is great another workshop will be run on an additional date. Please see booking form below.

Cost per delegate is £99 for members and £199 for non members and booking is on a first come first served basis.

Please click here for the booking form





20 March 2018 - BPIF/BOSS, St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, London, EC4Y 8EQ

For further information please contact:
Pat Victory
Pat Victory
020 7915 8409
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