Flexography

Ready for Change

Expensive materials change attitudes at Gintzler Graphics, where automatic splicing capabilities from Martin Automatic reduce waste.

Mark Andy Expands in India

Mark Andy announces a long-term contract with a multinational engineering and software development firm based in Banglore, India.

Harper Donates Equipment to High School Flexo Program

Harper Corp. of America had made a major equipment donation to Fort Mill High School's graphic communications department, which received a FlexSys press simulator and a Macintosh computer with monitor.

Schulz Purchases Comexi EB Machine

Schulz recently purchased a Comexi FW 1508 EB and held an open house to demonstrate its new capabilities.

Flexo Forges Bond

With an eye on expansion into the wine label market, a South African converter buys its first flexographic press.

Automated Web Handling Reduces Costs

Germark finds automated web handling equipment from Martin Automatic boosts productivity while offering fast payback.

Oui to Flexo

The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) called its Forum 2007 “Crossing Borders: Flexo’s Global Gateway.” Very apropos; globalization was a big part of the agenda.

Farnell Installs W&H Press

Windmoeller & Hoelscher has sold a 52-inch, eight-color Primaflex CM printing press to Farnell Packaging.

Flexo Press for EB WetFlex Launched in Germany

UV-Flex GmbH held an open house event on April 18-19 to feature Fischer & Krecke's first CI flexo press designed to use Sun Chemical's EB curable WetFlex ink technology.

Knowledge = Power = Success

Training. It's as essential to the growth and vitality of a converting operation as air and water are to all living things. Many companies have in-depth,

Sweets Success

Located in the industrial left bank of Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine's bustling capital city, Ukrplastic is the nation's largest flexible packaging converter.

A Scrappy Competitor

Rich Shaw, general production manager of Mohawk Northern Plastics, says the 35-year-old company has enjoyed sustained success by operating state-of-the-art

Flexotecnica Demonstrates Chronos Press

Flexotecnica will have a 52-inch-wide, eigt-color Chronos sleeved gearless press available for print demonstrations March 28-30, 2007, at its global headquarters in Tavazzanao, Italy.

Save 35% on FTA's Flexible Packaging Market Research Study

The Flexographic Technical Assn.'s (FTA) Packaging and Market Research Study provides a snapshot of the current and projected economic climate of the North American flexible packaging industry.

A Double Celebration

ST. LOUIS, MO October was a month of celebration for Mark Andy. As winner of the 2006 FlexoTech Innovation Award for RFID-enabled label technologies,

Flexo Concepts Unveils New Logo and Brand Identity System

Flexo Concepts has unveiled a new corporate logo and brand identity system for its MicroClean dry media roll cleaning equipment and TruPoint plastic and composite doctor blades.

Curing Cuts Co$ts

Label printer Wilkri-Etiketten is testing a UV system, launched by IST Metz, on a pilot application. The result: higher yields plus energy efficiency.

Omet Forms Flexo Project Team

Matik North America, Omet's North American distributor, has formed the Omet Flexo Project to provide information and support to Omet's Varyflex flexo presses.

Comco Wins Packaging Print Award for Alaska

Alaska-Poligrafoformlenie has won the main award in the All-Russia contest for printed packaging. The winning entry was produced on Alaska's new 16-inch Comco ProGlide flexo from Mark Andy.

Excelsior Achieves Record Print Speed

Making Advances

Innovation. It's the secret behind the longevity of some of the world's leading companies. Ford Motor Co. virtually launched the automobile industry with

Harper Donates Anilox Rolls

Harper Corp. of America has donated four Platinum XLT anilox rolls to Centro de Investigacion Grafica Juan Gutenberg, a nonprofit education institution.

Print Quality Sealed!

MFM turns to Bell-Mark to improve flexographic printing on its line of weather-resistant materials.

Holding the Dot

Combination printing continues to evolve due to technical advancements in the fast-paced flexographic environment. However, there are a handful of issues our industry faces on a daily basis.

Flexo is on Track

Subtitled "The Inside Track to Success," the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA)'s annual Forum offered information on an impressive range of topics, including pressroom/production practices, supply chain management, color management, emerging technologies, sales/marketing, education/training, and RFID/printed electronics.

From Foil to Film

Fleksotisk Logar has purchased a six-color GIDUE F-Combat film press, the first sold in Slovenia. The 280-mm-wide flexographic press is equipped with six UV lampheads with integral chill rollers for heat management and joins a range of five existing flexo printing presses at the company.

FTA Launches "Members Only" Site

The Flexographic Technical Assn. has launched a Web site specifically designed for its members at http://members.flexography.org.

F&K Installs 3 Flexo Presses: Fourth Ordered

Excelsior Packaging Group has installed three Fischer & Krecke high-speed Flexpress Series ten-color central impression flexographic presses.

W&H Wins Excellence in Flexography Awards

More than fifty per cent of all Excellence in Flexography Awards in the Wide Web Flexo category went to print designs produced on central impression (CI) flexographic printing presses from Windmoeller & Hoelscher.

Pliant Purchases Two Infiniti Flexo Presses from PCMC

Pliant Corp. has purchased two 65-inch Infiniti gearless flexographic printing presses from Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC).

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