Flexo Events – October 2014


As October quickly approaches, many educational opportunities in printing, packaging, and other areas of graphic communications are being offered across the globe. Outlined below are the best of these events and what they have to offer professionals in the industry.




September 28th – October 1st / McCormick Place, Chicago, IL

CPP EXPO is the premier event for the converting/package printing marketplace, covering: flexible packaging, folding carton/boxmaking, corrugated converting, non-wovens and tissue converting, narrow web/tag & label, wide web and 3D printing technologies. The educational program is historically crafted by leading, industry experts which include associations and publications.

Seminar on Web Handling

September 29th – October 1st / Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK

This applications-oriented seminar focuses on Web Handling, Fundamental Principles and analytical tools. Participants will gain an understanding of the physical and analytical methods used in the running and handling of continuous strips of flexible material through process machines. Major topics to be presented include measurements, tensioning, speed and tension control, web-roller traction, converting, tracking, wrinkling, and winding.

FPPA Webinar: “Plate Handling – Best Practices for the Plate Room & Beyond”

October 10th / 11am EST

Presented by Jessica Harrell, Anderson Vreeland, this webinar session will focus on quality control and best practices in the plate room, as well as plate care on press and after the run. Discussion topics will include configuring and analyzing quality control checkpoints, as well as proper post-run cleaning & storage procedures.

TLMI Annual Meeting

October 12th-15th / St. Regis Monarch Beach, Dana Point, CA

The meeting, themed “Growing Your Revenue with Powerful Marketing and Branding,” will include a high quality educational program, networking opportunities, a banquet to recognize the winners of the prestigious organization & label competition awards, and, of course, supplier tabletop exhibits.

FTA Fall Conference

October 20th-22nd / The Doubletree by Hilton, Minneapolis, MN

FTA’s 2014 Fall Conference will explore the recent, most transformative innovations in the flexographic marketplace. Not only will you hear from the innovators themselves, but you’ll also get first-hand accounts from those printers actually putting the technologies to use.

FPPA Webinar: “Corrugated Packaging – Do More with Less”

October 30th / 11am EST
Presenter: John Anderson, Kodak
Registration information coming soon.



Tokyo Pack 2014

October 7th-10th / Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Tokyo, Japan

TOKYO PACK is the place to see the latest state-of-the-art packaging solutions, network with major industry players from around the globe, and gain business opportunities in the booming Asian market. The biennial exhibition will feature more than 2,600 booths representing 600 companies, and is expected to attract more than 70,000 visitors from around the world.

LuxePack Monaco

October 27th-29th / Grimaldi Forum, Monaco

For its’ 27th edition, the premier show for creative packaging, LUXE PACK Monaco, will be the exclusive platform for all professionals in the packaging industry. It will bring together a panel of 400 exhibitors, leaders in their particular fields of expertise, selected according to the criteria of creativity, innovation, materials representativeness, and know-how expertise.

Labelexpo India 2014

October 29th-November 1st / Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, India
Labelexpo India launched in 2002 and is the largest event for the label and package printing industry in South Asia – with more products, more launches and more live demonstrations.

There are a number of great events this month that offer new technologies, solutions, as well as networking and educational opportunities.
For more information please visit our Events Calendar.