Flexography

FTA Is on the Move

Yes, Bohemia still exists-maybe not in Europe, but it does in the state of New York! The Flexographic Technical Assn. has picked up and moved its headquarters from Ronkonkoma to Bohemia, NY, as of June 2

Golf Outing To Aid Scholarship Fund

BROADVIEW, IL | The Annual DFI Scholarship Drive Golf Outing, scheduled for October 6, is again a fundraiser supporting the DiTrolio Flexographic Inst.

FTA Gets Flexo Engines Started at Forum/Info*Flex

INDIANAPOLIS, IN | The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) held its annual forum and Info*Flex exhibition at the JW Marriott and Indiana Convention Center

Four-Color Edale Press Sold to Argentinian Mai S.A.

Mai S.A., a provider of tea bag packaging machinery with a separate department for printing tea bag labels and envelopes, has purchased an Edale Alpha compact 250-mm-wide four-color flexo press with water-based drying capabilities

FTA Annual Forum & Info*Flex Just Keep Getting Better

Last year I reported the Flexographic Technical Assn.'s Annual Forum and INFO*FLEX were significant successes. In fact, last year's Las Vegas rendition of the FTA’s annual event

Hands-On Flexo Seminars & Golf Outing for Education Set for 2011

DiTrolio Flexographic Inst. (DFI) is kicking off the summer with new dates for the hands-on flexo seminars, encouraging companies to take advantage of the summer by having their employees brush up on their skills

MacDermid Combines LUX Flat-Top Dots with LAVA Thermal Processing

MacDermid Printing Solutions announced at the Flexographic Technical Assn.’s INFO*FLEX held at the Indiana Convention Ctr. on May 1-4

Mark Andy Given FTA Technical Innovation Award

Mark Andy's Performance Series line of flexographic presses has been awarded the 2011 Technical Innovation Award by the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA)

FTA Gets Flexo Engines Started at Forum/Info*Flex

The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) held its annual Forum and Info*Flex exhibition at the JW Marriott and Indiana Convention Center May 1-4

Harper Exhibits at Info*Flex

Graphics experts from global anilox supplier Harper Corp. will attend the Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Assn.'s INFO*FLEX 2011 in Indianapolis, IN

Genpak Gets Productivity Boost

NEW BERLIN, WI | Flexotecnica, a div. of the Cerutti Group, will supply Genpak LP, Aurora, ON, Canada, with a new ten-color XD press designed to reduce

Mounting Tapes Improve Print

R/bak PSA2 cushion mounting tapes feature rubber-based adhesives said to offer the highest adhesion and shear properties compared to acrylic or silicone

Rogers To Feature R/Bak Cushion Mounting Tapes at Info*Flex

Rogers Corp. will exhibit its broad range of R/bak® PSA2 and SA 2000 cushion mounting tapes for narrow and wide web applications at the upcoming INFO*FLEX 2011

Nordenia Receives National Flexography Competition Award

Nordenia's Barcelona plant was awarded a prize for outstanding print quality at the tenth National Flexography Competition of the ATEF (Agrupación Técnica Española de Flexografía)

Gallus & Pitman Road Show a Success

Gallus just completed a successful road show stop at the Dallas distribution center for Pitman, an Agfa company, to showcase the new Gallus ECS 340 label press

Automated Ink Logistics Have Sustainable Lean Features for Flexo

GSE Dispensing, a leading provider of gravimetric automated ink dispensing solutions, offers Colorsat and Compact automated ink logistics to permit ink recipe dispensing volumes

Label Press Is Cost-Effective

The EM 340/410/510 S can be used to produce self-adhesive and monofoil labels, as well as many other products. A state-of-the-art, servo-driven web-feed

Service Makes the Sale

Jim Streicher established Bison Bag Co. in 1968 with a single bag converting machine that he personally built in the basement of his Buffalo, NY, home.

INFO*FLEX Show Preview: Full Speed Ahead

The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA), Ronkonkoma, NY, expects some 1,600 flexographers in Indianapolis, IN, for its annual forum and INFO*FLEX show.

Tissue Press Has Fast Changeovers

The Omet TV 503 tissue press guarantees fast job changes for the production of napkins and tablemats. Comprises a fast assembly of the anilox roll and

Capri Packaging Orders MIRAFLEX W&H Flexo Press

Capri Packaging, a div. of Schreiber Foods, has installed a 10-color MIRAFLEX CM flexographic press from Windmoeller & Hoelscher at its newly expanded 120,000 sq ft facility in its Clinton, MO, facility

OMET Announces Open House

OMET will host an open house for existing and potential customers at its headquarters in Lecco, Italy, from March 9-11, to provide an opportunity to see new OMET equipment in a production setting

Good Q4 for Flexotecnica

NEW BERLIN, WI | Flexotecnica reports a significant increase in sales in Q4 2010, with more than a dozen presses, including the new XG and XD, sold in

Presses Sold at Uteco's Open House

KENNESAW, GA | Uteco North America welcomed more than 200 converters and vendors to a three-day open house event at its headquarters. The Diamond HP 808

Sludge Press Offered

The ASP (Auto Sludge Press) features what is said to be low-cost plug and play technology for small volumes, sludge dewatering solutions, and as a stand-alone

Mark Andy Surpasses 50 Years with Performance Series Press Sales

Mark Andy, a global leader in narrow-web press manufacturing, has announced the sale of its 60th Performance Series press. The Performance Series took off after its initial launch at Labelexpo Europe 2009

SPR Packaging Reclaims Press Wash Solvent

PEWAUKEE, WI | PPC Technologies & Solutions recently installed an ECOpure SR60V Solvent recycler at SPR Packaging, Rockwell, TX. The unit will be used

Event To Focus on Improvement

RONKONKOMA, NY | The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. will cosponsor the Printing Industries of America's 2011 Continuous Improvement Conference,

Online Approval Speeds Production

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND | BP-Pack, a producer of flexo printing plates, is using Dalim Software's online approval platform ES to manage and improve communication

Flexo Press Offers Premium Print

The Imperia 8 CL flexo press for extended print repeat formats is designed to print and convert flexible packaging materials in web widths from 1,100-1,700

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