Flexography

Press Meets Demands for Short Runs

Short run demand continues to dominate discussions in the label printing industry, and Mark Andy reports that it has a strong, proven solution

Wentus Kunststoff Orders a Comexi 10-Color FIexo Press

Wentus Kunststoff GmbH, an international flexible packaging specialist, will install a Comexi FI 2510 CNC GL flexo printing press in the next months in Höxter, Germany

Flexo Printing: Smart Press, Even Smarter Buy

Hood Packaging plans to shape the future of the flexible packaging market with a new smartGPS-equipped Fischer & Krecke Model FP 26S press. The converter

Presses Cut Waste

The Performance Series P7 offers a high-end solution for complex applications, while an interactive two-station Performance Series P5 play station is

Add New Text at Full Speed

Omet's Change on the fly system allows the insertion and register of new text or graphics while machine continues to run at full speed. Offers pre-register

Green Converting: Leading the Pack

For New York-based Hammer Packaging, leadership means staying ahead of the curve, adopting new technology, and valuing its employees. As the recipient

Digital Plate Cuts Energy Use

The nyloflex FAB 030 digital printing plate is said to offer eco-efficient, thin-plate technology. Benefits include reduced energy consumption and waste,

Digital Plates Give Robust Color

The Gen2 digital plate system is said to bring together HD-XM flexo screening and robust color management, resulting in sharper details; increased resolution;

Finish Digitally Printed Labels

Company reports SMAG's Digital Galaxie converting machine for digitally printed labels offers a broad range of converting solutions. Can be equipped with

Washout Solution Is Green

AVsolve is a nontoxic, biodegradable, environmentally safe washout solution for flexo plates. Citrus-based formula is said easy to work with and to provide

Chicago Tour a Success for Harper Flexo Solutions

An audience of 65 assembled for a day of presentations on flexographic printing-related methods and trends at the Harper Flexographic Solutions seminar July 29 near Chicago

Luminite Relocates After Fire

Luminite Products Corp., a manufacturer of digital direct laser engraved cylinders, sleeves and plates for the flexographic print industry, has moved its corporate offices and computer graphics operations into a new location after a May 7, 2010

Mark Andy To Exhibit New Press Lines at Labelexpo

Following the successful launch of the Performance Series P7 at last year's Labelexpo Europe, Mark Andy's entire Performance Series press line will be on display at Labelexpo Americas 2010 in September

A&V to Distribute GMG Color Management/Proofing Solutions

GMG, a developer and supplier of high-end color management and proofing solutions, has appointed Anderson & Vreeland, a leading manufacturer and distributor of flexographic printing materials and equipment, as its distributor in the US

Label Leaders Purchases ROTOCONTROL Flexo Machine

ROTOCONTROL has announced another order for the EDM200 semi-rotary, servo-driven UV-flexo machine placed by Label Leaders in South Africa. Founder and chairman of Label Leaders

Flexo Press Uses EB Technology

The F4FLEXOEfficiency CI press offers technology that suits the needs of traditional converters as well as label manufacturers by eliminating photoinitiators

Cylinders Decrease Bounce

Lightweight, precision-balanced carbon fiber flexographic print cylinders are said to decrease bounce between the print cylinder and impression drum so

Assess Employee Skills

A Press Operator Aptitude Assessment Kit helps converters assess the potential of a new recruit or the knowledge of existing employees regarding flexo

ROTOCONTROL Releases Flexo Press Video

ROTOCONTROL has announced the availability of a video featuring the EDM200 Series Over-printing Press in production with informative instruction. The DVD educates converters

FFTA Accepting Submissions for Fall Conference

The Foundation of FTA (FFTA) is currently accepting abstract submissions for its annual Fall Conference & Tabletop Exhibition, "A FIRST Rate Idea: The Future of Flexo & Process Improvement"

Flexographic Printing: 9 Shine

The Flexographic Technical Assn., Ronkonkoma, NY, presented its Excellence in Flexography awards in Las Vegas, NV, on May 2 during its 2010 Forum and

Flexo Press Has Fast Changeover

The Flexpress 15-S compact, CI flexo press has a printing width to 49 in. and repeat lengths from 14.6-34.6 in. Said to require minimum floor space and

Patriot Funding Supports Press Sale

Patriot Funding Corp. recently arranged and funded a $1.8 million packaging transaction for a flexographic printing press for a client on Eastern Long Island, NY. The deal included a $500,000 equipment loan bank payoff and collateralization of the equipment

Converting Solutions Seminar Series Tours Mexico

According to ZOLPLASTIC president Tere Almaraz, 250 people attended the 2010 Converting Solutions Seminar Series in Mexico from June 7—9 at venues in Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara

Bema Polytech Orders Second W&H Flexo Press

Bema Polytech, Elmhurst, IL, has ordered a new 52 in., 8-color MIRAFLEX AM flexographic press from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.

Rogers to Showcase R/Bak Corrugated Products at ACCSA 2010

Rogers Corp. will exhibit a broad line of cushion mounting products for corrugated printing applications at the 2010 ACCCSA (Corrugator Assn. of Caribbean, Central and South America) Intl. Convention & Exposition

FTS Offers Press Operator Aptitude Assessment Kit

The Press Operator Aptitude Assessment Kit is said to allow employers the ability to determine a potential new-recruit or existing employee's knowledge

Students Take Flexo Honors

CHARLOTTE, NC | At the 13th annual International Phoenix Challenge High School Flexo Competition, Stephanie Hammond and Lianne Chang from Gordon Graydon

Unit Is Flexible

Drop-in shear slitter slides easily into the sheeting station of flexo label presses. Knives/anvils can be adjusted for different slitting widths, and

Anilox Brushes Last

Duro-Brush anilox cleaning brushes are designed with tapered, extended life plastic handles that resist the impact of water and pressroom chemicals. Bristles

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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