Flint Group Narrow Web to Host Alexander Watson Associates Seminar & Workshop

ROGERS, MNFlint Group Narrow Web will host an Alexander Watson Associates (AWA) sponsored seminar at its Center for Technical Excellence in its newly constructed Rogers, MN facility in July.

The workshop, titled Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies, is an interactive and comprehensive guide to the technologies and processes involved with sleeve labels; workshop activities are presented by Flint Group Narrow Web and key industry suppliers.

Due to popular demand, two workshop sessions have been scheduled—each workshop is a full two day program. Workshops are complete with presentations and hands on activities hosted by Flint Group and Accraply.

  • Workshop A: Tuesday and Wednesday, July 19 and 20
  • Workshop B (with simultaneous Spanish translation): Thursday and Friday, July 21 and 22

This seminar is supported by leading industry partners—Accraply, Creative Edge Software, Flint Group Narrow Web, HYBRID Software, Klockner Pentaplast and ThermoFlexX.

President & CEO of Alexander Watson & Associates, Corey Reardon, had this to say: “AWA events typically rotate locations year to year; however, the popularity of this seminar and the superb partnership with Flint Group Narrow Web and Accraply has worked so well, that we return to Minnesota for a fourth consecutive annual event. With the significant support and participation of leading international companies in this growing technology arena, we have been able to create a very special opportunity for anyone who needs to gain a sound education in heat shrink sleeves.”

Kelly Kolliopoulos, global marketing director for Flint Group Narrow Web, said, “Flint Group is excited to increase customer awareness of the shrink sleeve application by hosting this seminar at our brand new Rogers, MN facility. Attendees will see first hand the flexographic printing of shrink labels using both LED cure technology. We consider LED cure to be a step change innovation enabling accelerated growth of shrink sleeves. We are happy to welcome customers to this seminar on the future of narrow web printing.”

Participants will take away a printed manual featuring all presentations and other useful reference materials. In addition to gaining valuable insight into this growing application, attendees will enjoy a wonderful opportunity for peer networking and a chance to extend personal contacts across the industry.

Further information on this seminar can be found on AWA’s website.

If you have questions or are interested in attending, please contact Deanna Klemesrud.