Flexography

Flexible packaging converter treats its customers right.

When Flex-Pak purchased a new laminator for snack food packaging, it made sure that bare roll corona treating was included as a means of increasing quality

Popcorn packaging leads converter down new paths.

Himac helps Phoenix by downgauging its susceptor film, giving greater coverage for the material.Phoenix Packaging has parlayed its expertise in microwave

Label converter controls quality from the inside out

Walle Corp. attributes much of its success to keeping tight control of operations at the company's three plants.Listen to the latest crop of advice coming

Dutch converter retakes his company

Daan Bolding has history on his side as the head of Bolding Verpakkingen, a converting operation started by his grandfather almost 100 years ago.Just

Web-inspection system supports label operation

A TruColor Video web-inspection system is bringing multiple benefits, including higher quality, to Label America.According to one of the cornerstones

A look at the status of UV/EB curing

An expert in the field assesses the current state of ultraviolet and electron beam curing.RadTech '96 North America, the fifth biennial UV/EB Processing

FTA winners show off strides in Flexo

The Flexographic Technical Assn. competition finds 106 entries worthy of honors, proving that flexo has come a long way.The Flexographic Technical Assn.

A rather narrow-minded view of wide web printing.

Duralam lowers costs and adds efficiencies to its short runs with a narrow version of a wide web press from PCMC.In business for nearly 30 years, Duralam

Flexo label printer grows by leaps and bounds

In six years Steve Mintz, owner and president of Express Label Co., Longwood, FL, catapulted a small hot stamp label start-up company into a broad-based

Plate advances bring flexo closer to offset

Developments in all aspects of printing plate and platemaking technology continue unabated. This article, because of space constraints, will be limited

Today's printing presses are whatever you want them to be.

There isn't really one type of printing press that's dominant in the converting business. Because our industry is so diverse, each unique niche has developed

Independent Packaging: the "restart" of something great

Independent Packaging arose from the ashes, but it wasn't easy. Now, after only 18 months, IP is on track to produce 1 billion bakery bags this year.Perhaps

Innovation is a winner in FPA competition

For meeting the challenges of today's packaging industry, ten companies are honored with Top Packaging Awards by the Flexible Packaging Assn.Judges in

Label maker modifies tried and true business form

Polka-disc labels, developed by Polka Dot Products Inc. and converted by Web Label, are designed for easy removability from diskettes.Polka Dot Products

Flexo/screen proves to be a winning combination

A Mark Andy flexo press helps Topflight combine the advantages of rotary screen and flexo without requiring a heavy dollar investment.The motto on the

"Partnering" helps get press up to speed

Viking Label and Packaging faced production delays with ink foaming problems until DIP Co. stepped in and gave its partner a helping hand.When Viking

Czech converter pursues new free-market direction

Kovohute Bridlicna, long ago a foundry, is writing new history as it stands unique amidst few manufacturing plants in ex-socialist countries and targets

Converter combines profit with environmental concern

At Brady USA, the careful selection of a flexo press and bare-roll treater results in improved product quality, EPA compliance, and increased profitability.The

Costa Rican converter expands Latin market

Empaques Universal, headquartered in San Jose, Costa Rica, is Central America's largest flex-pack converter with sales of $25 million.The firm has plants

Flexographic Awards honor top industry achievers

The 1995 Flexographic Technical Association Awards Competition honored the best of the industry based on degrees of printing difficulties and execution

Consortium proves quality growth of flexo printing

As a result, flexographic printing is now used to print sophisticated packaging and point-of-sale advertising, and process color is printed on a routine

Company develops line of cost-saving packaging

A Pennsylvania packager responds to the diaper industry's growing demands for high-performance compression diaper bags. These bags, which are tightly

Reassessing market brings growth to this converter

Looking at its niche market six years ago brought a Maine converter to realize it needed to expand to maintain growth. The decision to add high-quality

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