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 service's 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.

The cost per delegate is £99 plus VAT for members, (£199 plus VAT for non-members)

To book your place, please click here



10 May 2017 - Wednesday 10 May 2017

Time: 10.00 am - 4.00 pm (Lunch included)

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