FSEA to Sponsor Programming at UV+EB Packaging Conference

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association will host an education track during RadTech International North America’s UV+EB Packaging Conference, a one-day event on Oct. 24 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

At the conference, RadTech will host presentations on migration, regulatory issues and the latest developments in UV- and EB-curable inks, coatings and adhesives for food and consumer goods packaging. A keynote on “Printing Inks for Food Contact Materials at NestlĂ©” will be given by Amaury Patin, NestlĂ© Research Center.

FSEA’s track – from 1 to 3 p.m. – includes such topics as UV-cured coatings, adhesives and foils. Scheduled speakers include:

  • Cold Foil Technology – UV Cured Adhesives and Foils Mike King, Eagle Systems, Inc. | 1 to 1:30 p.m.
  • Analysis of Specialty UV Coatings for Packaging and Printing Helen Rallis, Sun Chemical Corporation | 1:30 to 2 p.m.
  • UV LED Technology and Its Increasing Use in Specialty Curing Applications Jennifer Heathcote, Phoseon Technology | 2 to 2:30 p.m.
  • Impact of High Visibility Enhancements on Shelf Presence (Foils and Coatings) Jeff Peterson, Foil & Specialty Effects Association | 2:30 to 3 p.m.

The RadTech Fall Member Meeting will take place the day after the UV+EB Packaging Conference on Oct. 25. To register or view additional information, visit www.RadTech.org/uveb2017.

FSEA to Present Program On Foil and Coating Technologies at PRINT 17

Jeff Peterson, executive director of the Foil & Specialty Effects Association, has been selected to present at the upcoming PRINT 17, which will take place Sept. 10-14 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. The title of the seminar is “Foil and Coating Decorating Technologies Sparking Growth and Awareness.” It will take place Sept. 13 from 8 to 8:50 a.m.

The seminar will explore recent technology advancements in digital inkjet specialty coating and foil processes, including the increased use of inline cold foil for sheet-fed presses and offline specialty UV coatings. The presentation will discuss the details of these new types of decorating techniques and how they are changing the landscape of the commercial printing and packaging marketplace. It also will include information on how finishing techniques are complementing digitally printed cartons and labels, as well as share details on a recently completed study on the impact of high-visibility enhancements on shelf presence.

A special code is available: SPSAVE50 to receive $50 off seminar registration, which also provides access to all five days of the PRINT 17 show. To learn more about this seminar and other seminars that will take place during the PRINT 17 event, visit www.Print2017.com.

FSEA Reception at Hotel Chicago

Come help celebrate the FSEA silver anniversary! Planning to attend PRINT 17? Then take the opportunity to join the Foil & Specialty Effects Association for a casual reception at the Hotel Chicago (adjacent to the House of Blues). The reception will take place from 5 to 7:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, following the PRINT 17 show. FSEA members and guests will have a few drinks and eats and celebrate the 25th anniversary of FSEA. The FSEA is planning to showcase a few mementos of the association through the years.

Tickets to the reception are complimentary to active FSEA members (up to two people from each active member company) and are $30 for associate FSEA members, non-members and additional active members above the two allotted per company. For details and a registration form, visit www.fsea.com.

Thank you to the sponsors of the FSEA Reception:

  • API Americas
  • BOBST North America, Inc.
  • Brandtjen & Kluge, Inc.
  • Capital Adhesives
  • Infinity Foils, Inc.
  • ITW Foils
  • Kurz Transfer Products
  • Owosso Graphic Arts
  • Universal Engraving, Inc.
  • W.H. Leary