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

PLGA Conference Draws a Crowd

JACKSONVILLE, FL The Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA) held its Seventh Technical & Operational Conference February 18-20 at the Adam's Mark Hotel.

Film Wettability Not So Simple

When it comes to the subject of everyone has some degree of experience. However, the wetting of a film by a printing ink is a complicated physical/chemical

AIMCAL Awards, Page 2, PFFC, March 2004

AIMCAL recognizes winners of its annual competition for opening new markets and for technological superiority.

20 Years of Excellence

GAA celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Golden Cylinder Awards.

A Wise Investment

Wise Tag & Label takes the guesswork out of its print process with Latran's Prediction proofing system.

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.

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!

Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. to Cover Competition and Cooperation at 7th Technical Conference

"We first heard the word 'co-opetition' in conversation with a printing industry leader. He used the word to describe how two mid-sized companies [that] normally compete [could join] forces to provide a single, large customer's needs for a broad choice of printing technologies (gravure, offset, and flexo)....In this scenario, the two converters cooperate [for] this account but act as competitors elsewhere in the marketplace." —PLGA

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 Missing Piece

How can an industry have process control when one of the key components—anilox volume measurement calibration—is missing?

The Power of Three

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

Doctor Blade Systems: A Cure for What Ails Your Printing Process

Advances in shapes, coatings, and wear-resistant material bases provide long blade life, more effective wiping, and longer engraving life in doctor blade systems.

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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