Print for Packaging

Diploma In Packaging Technology

One Day Course – 20 th June 2019 (9am to 5.30pm)
Red Cow Moran’s Hotel, Naas Road, – Dublin 22

This one-day CPD approved course, run in conjunction with The Irish Packaging Society, is designed to help attendees gain a real insight into a sometimes complex and jargon-filled business, whilst also
ensuring they understand the way in which creative design concepts are translated into printed packaging and how upstream/ downstream processes impact on it.

Understanding the required process steps and timings, the potential quality issues and limitations of processes provides for smoother and better on-time NPD and increased speed-to-market.

What’s in it for me?


This Print for Packaging one-day course covers:

  • Why Print, and the basics of colour theory
  • Design / Artwork development process
  • Artwork and the approval steps
  • How to increase speed to market and reduce costs
  • Working with Print Suppliers
  • Print Specifications & Briefs (The importance for quality and multiple suppliers
  • Repro & Plates (Introduction to plates for the print process)
  • The main printing processes for various substrates • Flexography, Offset Litho and Gravure
  • Plus overview of Digital, Dry Offset, Letterpress & Screen.
  • Recognising print / Substrates and print processes
  • Press passes / Approving colour / Quality Control
  • Discussion on areas such as: Design, print, sustainability, inks and substrates Other decoration processes and assuring quality
  • Drive innovation and efficiency in your business
  • Provides a level of insight and understanding of the packaging industry

Benefits of Print for Packaging

• Add real and measurable value to you and your businesses
• Staff equipped to drive development
• Best practice to maximise profit
• Access the experience of the industry

Both within the packaging industry itself and throughout the supply chain, there is a need to understand the way in which creative design concepts, are translated into printed packaging. This course gives you that insight.


This popular one-day course can be held in-house for larger company groups – contact Brian Colleran, Network Manager for further details: brian@dppskillnet.ie


To book this course email maureen@dppskillnet.ie
Cost: €385 per delegate

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