Prepress

Integrate for Efficiency

ES Connect allows the integration of TWiST and MiSTRAL software with the ES Core, combining technical processes such as preflighting before printing or

Proofing Software Maximizes Workflow

GMG Americas, Hingham, MA, reports packaging prepress company Cyber Graphics, Memphis, TN, has installed FlexoProof o5, a completely revised version of GMG’s proofing software

Produces Quality Images

Auraia DM (digitally modulated) screening technology enables the current imaging optics (of both thermal and violet platesetters) to produce images that

Cyber Graphics Upgrades Proofing Software

HINGHAM, MA | GMG Americas reports packaging prepress company Cyber Graphics, Memphis, TN, has installed FlexoProof o5, a completely revised version of

Green Platemaking for Clemson

ATLANTA, GA | Thanks to a recent installation of equipment by Asahi Photoproducts, Clemson students, faculty, and researchers will gain hands-on experience

RiteMade Investments Improve Efficiency

KANSAS CITY, KS | RiteMade Paper Converters has invested $125,000 in new technology for its printing department to improve quality, efficiency, and output.

Control Register Intuitively

The Luna intuitive register control system is part of the Flexico V5 range of plate mounting machines. The multi-tasking V5 is said to assist perfect,

Process Plates For Fine Details

The nyloprint WS 230 S digital stencil plate is water washable and supports environmentally friendly plate processing. Company says plate combines highest

UV Imaging for Fine Detail

The Acuity Advance flatbed featuring wide-format UV digital imaging technology is 35% faster than previous models. Designed for print applications requiring

Get Uniform Dots

In-line UV option is available for CDI plate imagers. UV diode technology converts the main exposure from an analog process to a high-precision digital

Transfer Ink Consistently

An addition to the Flexcel NX digital flexo system is said to enable smoother and more consistent transfer of ink on press. The application of Digicap

Plates Are Reliable

Screeny digital screen printing plates can be imaged in the printer's existing digital flexo workflow using equipment such as the CDI from Esko. Said

Automate Workflows with Digital Suite

The Digital Flexo Suite for flexible packaging and folding cartons is said to be a powerful and easy-to-use method to automate workflow for flexo platemaking.

Three Options To Mount Plates

Softprint Secure Plate Mounting family for flexo includes 52820 20-mil hard foam plate mounting tape; 52821 20-mil medium foam plate mounting tape; and

Prepress Suite Is Modular

New version of web2print platform software Vit2Print comprises several modules. The entire suite offers a prepress workflow solution, though each module

Users Get Inside Track at EUGI

ORLANDO, FL Nearly 350 attendees, including PFFC, gathered at the Hilton Walt Disney World Hotel May 17-20 to take part in the EskoArtwork Worldwide 2009

Xanté Acquires Degrava Systems

MOBILE, AL Xant Corp. has acquired Degrava Systems, Roswell, GA, a supplier of narrow web digital color printing systems, color management software, consumables,

Trisoft Graphics Adding Print Quality

Trisoft Graphics, a digital prepress and graphic design company serving the packaging industry since 1993, recently installed a Kodak Flexcel NX digital flexo system

Platemaking Upgrade

Nu-Maber, a flexographic printing plate production company, purchased two Concept 505 XP DW processors from DeGraf to replace two large-format washers.

Platemaking System Aids Growth

Amherst, NY | Packstar Flexible Packaging is bringing more of its plate production in-house with new solutions from Kodak. Adding to its other Kodak products,

Plate Demand Leads To Expansion

VALHALLA, NY Fujifilm will expand its plate manufacturing facility in Tilburg, Netherlands, to meet the demand for Brillia HD CTP plates. The company

Offset Printing: Friend to All

Boxes may not have changed too drastically over the years, but the way they are customized to promote, display, and advertise their contents has seen

Digital Collaboration Expands

ROCHESTER, NY Pitman Co., Totowa, NJ, will offer Kodak Nexpress Digital Production Color Presses and Kodak Digimaster digital production systems to its

Digital Flexo System

Kodak has introduced a computer-to-plate (CTP) print solution for package printing. The Kodak Flexcel NX digital flexographic system provides near offset print quality on a variety of substrates, including paper, flexible film, foil, and label stock.

Patent Pending for Digital Plate

Following in the footsteps of its patented analog plate with a completely flat topped dot (ExPect), PRP Flexo has achieved the same profile within a completely digital environment, enabling the same print advantages of the analog plate with a completely digital workflow.

Kodak expands in China

Artwork Systems and Esko Join Forces

Artwork Systems and Esko have reached an agreement where the two companies will combine their operations.

Kodak Participates in 5th Annual IPA Color Proofing RoundUP

Kodak entered six systems for the testing in the 5th Annual IPA Color Proofing RoundUP, the most of any vendor, covering all proofing technology platforms: digital halftone, inkjet, and monitor.

Kodak Releases New Version of Insite Prepress Portal

Version 5.0 of the Kodak Insite prepress portal system offers a series of new features to enhance collaboration and productivity among prepress operators, print buyers, and service representatives.

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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