Flexography

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.

Furthering Flexo: Today & Tomorrow

Flexo printing: Where to begin? How about with servo-driven (gearless) technology? Or maybe CTP (computer-to-plate) imaging? Then again, there's sleeve

Satisfaction Guaranteed

With a commitment to offer creative solutions to the most challenging of customer projects—plus an investment in high-quality equipment from W&H and PCMC—Tufco Technologies delivers... Satisfaction Guaranteed

An Uplifting Experience

Pliant USA's Flexible Packaging Div. takes efficiency to new heights. A recent PFFC visit provided a look at its new PCMC press... and An Uplifting Experience

Increasing Your Flexo Press Speed a Notch or Two

Most flexo presses producing packaging run in the range of 300-1,000 fpm. Occasionally, a few customers want to increase their press speeds still further.

Flex-Pack Converter Has a Clear View...

to the future. Although consolidation is making it more difficult for independent converters to compete, a BST Pro Mark Genius Digital web inspection system is helping Kendall Packaging thrive.

Flexo Fabulous

The Flexographic Technical Association presented 127 prizes in its annual Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition. Winners were announced May 5 during the FTA's annual forum, held at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Ipex News: Creo's Workflow Features Enhanced Flexo Features

Creo exhibits at Ipex, showcasing various innovations in flexographic printing technology, as well as upgrades in current systems, one of which involves the company's packaging workflow.

Flexo Forum: Experts & Break-Out Session Top DiTrolio's Event Agenda

Slated for this Thursday, April 11, 2002 (10am to 4pm), DFI's open house reportedly will give industry representatives, high school and college vocational programs, community-based organizations, and prospective press operators a first-hand look at the educational methods, curriculum, equipment, and procedures used at the institute.

Advantage Flexo? Carton Converters Convene at FFTA

Flexography is moving ahead of offset due to process controls. FFTA to hold a forum to present this case and debate flexo vs. offset.

Cost-Competitive Digital Quality: Learn How at FREE Flexo Forum

Flexo professionals, if you want to learn how to get digital quality at conventional prices, the upcoming free "New Technology for Flexography" conference is something you'll want to check out.

Mark Andy/Comco Flexo Feast Feeds Minds of Converting Industry

From maximizing technical and technological developments to tips on how to expand service offerings, the Mark Andy/Comco two-day educational seminar provided converters and industry professionals a veritable feast of information and ideas for their operations.

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