Flexography

A New Habit

Breaking with tradition, Hub Labels brings the flexibility of Gallus presses to its showcase facility.

East Meets West - Again

An Oklahoma-based converter takes a second spin with a gearless flexo press from Asia.

Aquaflex Introduces Gearless Servo Press at Labelexpo Americas

Aquaflex, now part of the F.L. Smithe Machine Co. Inc., introduced its new Servo FPC press to the narrow web market at Labelexpo Americas (September 13 - 16, 2004) in Rosemont, IL, USA.

At Labelexpo Americas: Gallus Debuts New Developments on Best-Selling Machines to American Market

Gallus reports it is showing the North American narrow web industry its latest developments on its best-selling press models this week at Labelexpo Americas.

A Problem Solver's Solution

Flexicon's brand new PCMC Infiniti II provides the converter with just one more way to solve its customers' problems.

Tolerance = Tight

Retrofitting servo drives on its narrow web presses gives Discount Labels the ultimate in precision and control.

Get the Narrow Web Flexo Fundamentals at Fox Valley Technical College

The Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA) presents the Fundamentals of Narrow Web Flexo Printing at Fox Valley Technical College, Sept. 13 - 16, 2004.

Label Converter Bern-etic First to Install Mark Andy LP3000 in France

Investing in Success

When PFFC first met Coating Excellence Intl. in 2000, it was an up-and-coming startup just settling into its new 50,000-sq-ft facility in Wrightstown,

Roots & Realized Dreams

Established as a two-machine operation before 1920, Burrows Paper today boasts a dozen facilities. With a brand new F&K press, its newest packaging plant provides the promise of a thriving future.

Extreme Makeovers

After driving through the splash and pop literally of the Midwest's largest vacation destination, the Wisconsin Dells, you'll soon arrive in Adams population:

Keeping Score

Using incentives to motivate employees pays off for Consolidated Label, named "Best Managed Company" by TLMI.

A TEXAS-SIZED Flexo Forum

Big D was the setting for the 2004 Annual Forum of the Flexographic Technical Assn (FTA). Appropriately titled Think Big, Think Flexo, the event's program,

A Recipe for Flexo Printing Success

Harper Graphic Solutions' Mike Huey provides converters utilizing flexography for their printing applications with some tips— a recipe —for success.

The Secret's Out!

Fortune 500 companies took notice when LaFiesta Label added new capabilities with a multi-substrate press from Comco.

UV Flexo Press Competes with Gravure

Casia s.r.o., Trutnov, Czech Republic, is making inroads into the gravure market so prevalent in that part of the world. What's making this happen is

Selling Quality

A Schiavi gearless press adds its capabilities to Seville Packaging's flex-pack operations.

Harper Manufacturing Employees Learn Flexo Basics at Central Piedmont Community College

Harper Corp. of America is headquartered in Charlotte, NC, USA, and operates facilities in Green Bay, WI, USA, as well as Harper Asia/Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand.

Uteco to Debut New Flexo Press and Gravure Products at Drupa 2004

Eurograv Ltd. reports Uteco Converting S.p.a will showcase one its new central impression (CI), 8-color gearless flexographic presses at Drupa. In addition, says the Uteco press distributor, Uteco will show a print unit on a new gravure press.

Cascades Boxboard Invests in Fischer & Krecke Flexo Press for Cobourg, ON, Canada Plant

Learn about Fischer & Krecke's new logistics system Flexpress Motion at pffc-online.com/ar/paper_fischer_krecke_releases/index.htm.

Converting Less Ordinary

With 18 years of hard work under its belt, GSI seems to have walked a successful but traditional road. Looks can be deceiving!

Flexographic Technical Association Calls for Flexo Excellence Award Entries 2004

Show the flexographic industry your flexo printing might by entering FTA's 2004 Excellence in Flexography Award competition. Deadline is: January 16, 2004. Be sure to check out the FTA's special offer this year.

The Power of Three

Together Mark Andy, Creo, and DuPont create a second "triangle of strength" for one Canadian label converter.

FFTA FIRST Conference Revised Format Includes Digital Platemaking

The Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Association is urging interested parties to register for its upcoming FIRST (Flexographic Image Reproduction and Tolerances) Conference before this Friday, October 31. According to the FFTA, those who register before this date, will receive a $100 discount.

FTA Raises the Bar

Highlights of FTA's annual forum 'Reaching New Heights,' and some of the most noteworthy Excellence in Flexography 2003 award winners. (Package graphics included!)

Catty Corp.: Flex-Pack Converter

Catty Corp. is so proud of its success and its new equipment, including a Deacro slitter and a Bobst Champlian press, it wants to let... THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG.

Splash & Pop

A new W&H Astraflex is giving customers of Pliant Corp.'s Langley plant eye-popping flexible packages with the splash afforded by printing with ten colors.

Gravure Rolls Up Its Sleeves to Do Battle with Flexo

What's the hottest trend in narrow web printing today? Presses that are competitively priced, use lightweight sleeves, offer fast changeovers for short runs, and utilize electronic line shaft technology.

Guts and Glory

Peru-based Tech Pak boasts an arsenal of world-class equipment. Its new PCMC gearless Avanti is the latest addition to its flexo regiment.

A Clear Winner

Thirsty for new business, forms converter BBF Printing Solutions finds success in the private label beverage market with help from material supplier Raflatac.

 

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