Prepress

CSW Is LUX Certified as Flexo Platemaker

MacDermid certifies CSW as a LUX digital platemaker, for plates said to offer increased image resolution, crisp reverses, higher press speeds, and more

X-Rite Is Now Part of Danaher

A merger agreement makes X-Rite, which includes Pantone, a part of the Product Identification Group at Danaher Corp.

More Companies Opting for Esko’s HD Flexo Certification

With more companies becoming certified, HD Flexo proves itself as a way to get sharper, great run lengths, and fewer washing cycles

Anderson & Vreeland Offers Direct Engraving Material

AVCE direct engraving material, now available from Stork Prints, offers excellent ink transfer, dimensional stability, and much more

Burnishine Pen Removes Images from Kodak Plates

Burnishine Products' Deletion Pen is formulated to remove images from several varieties of Kodak thermal plates

HD Flexo Certification for Omet

HD Flexo from EskoArtwork, said to provide high print quality, intense colors, and affordable plate production, becomes the benchmark of quality at Omet

EskoArtwork Celebrates 2000 Installations of Cyrel Digital Imager

A repro house in the UK welcomes the 2000th installation of the Cyrel Digital Imager, with HD Flexo, helping it fulfill a major contract for 2012

Create, Edit, Proof Remotely with New GMG Solution

Version 5.3 of the ColorProof/DotProof/FlexoProof proofing solution, with client-server architecture, makes remote proofing and calibration easier

FX ExSpect Plates Are New Offering From PRPflexo

Flat-top-dot plate technology takes a step forward with FX ExSpect plates, said to reduce dot gain and work with different inks and substrates

Color-Logic’s New Viewer Makes Special Effects Easy to Proof

The FX-Viewer works with Color-Logic’s special effects system, allowing users to view the effects before going to press

Blanket Product Lines Will Cost More at Sun Chemical

Increases in the costs of raw materials lead to a price increase on blanket product lines at Sun Chemical

Prepress Services Offered

Company offers prepress services that include converting CMYK files to three-color separations while maintaining integrity of brand owners' design. Reportedly,

Innovation Award to MacDermid

INDIANAPOLIS, IN | The LUX plate processing technology from MacDermid won the 2011 Technical Innovation Award from the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA)

Software Systems Are Upgraded

The ColorServer and the InkOptimizer now feature newly revised Device-Link color profiles as well as preconfigured hotfolders for all standard printing

Plates Reduce Dot Gain

Developed for wide web flexible packaging printing with solvent-based inks, the nyloflex FAM digital photopolymer printing plate is medium hard and said

First DuPont Cyrel FAST System Installed in Bangladesh

DuPont Packaging Graphics has announced it has signed an agreement with PADMA Group to purchase a DuPont Cyrel FAST digital imaging system for in-house plate-making in Bangladesh. It is the first installation of a Cyrel FAST solventless thermal plate-processing

MacDermid Combines LUX Flat-Top Dots with LAVA Thermal Processing

MacDermid Printing Solutions announced at the Flexographic Technical Assn.’s INFO*FLEX held at the Indiana Convention Ctr. on May 1-4

View Product in Virtual Store Setting

Company joined with VTales Graphics to create Store Visualizer, a solution that lets users place virtual objects in photographed scenes and allows them

Process Flexo Plates Quickly

The nyloflex Automated Plate Processor (APP) covers flexographic printing plate formats with a maximum plate size of 1,320 mm 2,032 mm and plate thickness

DigiCorr Systems Gain in Popularity

WILMINGTON, DE | DuPont Packaging Graphics has installed four new Cyrel DigiCorr flexo platemaking systems, raising the total number in North America

Flexo Platemaker Is VOC-Free

The Direct Laser Engraving (DLE) flexo CTP system is claimed easy to use and to eliminate multiple processing steps, offering high quality output and

A&V Celebrates 50 Years

BRYAN, OH | Anderson & Vreeland reaches a proud milestone this month. The company is celebrating a half-century of supplying platemaking equipment and

Plates Offer Stability

The AWP water-washable flexo plate is said to offer environmental benefits, hold smaller dots than those of thermal processed plates, and provide high

UV To Aid Digital Plates

UV exposure technology is expected to enable digital flexo plates to achieve 1:1 file-to-plate imaging, improving print image reproduction. Easily integrated

Link Converters & Designers

The Process Metallic Color system provides a communication link for graphic designers with printers and converters. In addition to conventional paper,

Platesetter Option Easy To Service

The Magnus 400 III platesetter 4-up CTP option features a streamlined user interface, simpler serviceability, and a reduced environmental impact, company

Global Packaging Adds Irisleeve

OAKS, PA | Global Packaging has installed a Camis Irisleeve polymer plate mounting system, distributed in the US by Tri-X Inc., Tampa, FL. The Irisleeve

Digital Plate Resists UV Inks

A digital version of the water-washable flexo printing plate nyloflex Sprint is designed to meet the high quality requirements of the narrow and mid-web

Ricoh Americas, Kodak Renew Creo Color Server Partnership

The Production Printing Business Group (PPBG) of Ricoh Americas Corp. has announced the continuation of its strategic partnership with Kodak's Print On-Demand Solutions Group

Plate Provides Good Ink Transfer

A conventional version of the nyloflex FSC printing plate offers hardness of 26 Shore A. Plates are said to demonstrate good ink transfer, especially

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