Digital Print for Packaging US 2021, presented by Smithers of Akron, Ohio, will take place June 28-29 in Phoenix, Arizona. The event will feature top experts in the digital print and packaging industries who will share how to capitalize on what is really happening in one of the hottest markets in the print sector.
On Day One, June 28, Jeff Peterson, executive director of the Foil & Specialty Effects Association, will present “Growth and Applications for Digital Decorating (Foils and Coatings).” This presentation will discuss the beautiful embellishments created through the use of offline or near-line digital decorating techniques.
The discussion will include information on the different types of equipment on the market today and advantages and disadvantages of each. The different types of digital foil decorating (polymer-based and toner-based adhesives), and the different types of specialty spot coatings (raised embossed coatings, glitter coatings and more) also will be discussed. The advantages and disadvantages of digital foil decorating over other metallic decorating techniques will be explored, as well as sustainability issues as they pertain to digital foils and coatings.
For more information, visit www.printfutures.com/digital-print-for-packaging-us.