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.

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.

PLGA Offers October Conference: Technology That Reduces Costs

The Packaging & Label Gravure Association (PLGA) announces two upcoming conferences.

What Would PI Do?

PI, or Packaging Innovators, will always service the customer. And the corrugated plant does it well with the divine help of SunGraphics.

Hello DBS, Good-Bye Jaded Jewel

Will it be 'bye-bye now' for the standard CD case? QC Packaging says 'indeed,' and an Arpeco press and BST Pro Mark system may help the converter make it so.

Ink Jet PigmentsThe Land of the Small

If you've ever had your ink jet-printed copy get wet, you saw all the inks became soluble and you had a mess on your hands.

What's Ahead for Industrial Ink Jet?

What are the best uses for ink jet in an industrial setting? An expert answers questions about the basics of ink jet technology.

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!)

Standardizing Anilox Rolls

Streamline your anilox roll inventory to increase your bottom-line profits.

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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