Guts and Glory

Peru-based Tech Pak boasts an arsenal of world-class equipment. Its new PCMC gearless Avanti is the latest addition to its flexo regiment.

A Clear Winner

Thirsty for new business, forms converter BBF Printing Solutions finds success in the private label beverage market with help from material supplier Raflatac.

Furthering Flexo: Today & Tomorrow

Flexo printing: Where to begin? How about with servo-driven (gearless) technology? Or maybe CTP (computer-to-plate) imaging? Then again, there's sleeve

AIMCAL Winners Pulsate with Panache

For the 2003 edition of the Vacuum Metallized or Coated Product Competition of the Fort Mill, SC-based Association of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters

PLGA Offers Many Views of World of Gravure

In these tough economic times, it's always nice to hear good news. At its annual meeting, the Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA) reported an increase in membership from 51 to 71 in one year and an increase in award entries from 49 to 71.

From Concept to Completion

Harnessing the improved processing power of today's Macs and PCs, packaging software developers now are offering high-performance plug-ins for the industry's

Satisfaction Guaranteed

With a commitment to offer creative solutions to the most challenging of customer projects—plus an investment in high-quality equipment from W&H and PCMC—Tufco Technologies delivers... Satisfaction Guaranteed

Ink Quality Control Is Complex, But It's Worth the Trouble

Inks are formulated with many different ingredients to produce unique recipes that provide color on your finished printed package. End-use properties,

Increasing Your Flexo Press Speed a Notch or Two

Most flexo presses producing packaging run in the range of 300-1,000 fpm. Occasionally, a few customers want to increase their press speeds still further.

Why Manage Color?

Just as perception of color varies from one individual to the next, each device in the imaging workflow—input, display, output—relies on a different method to process colors.

The Right Combination

With Glenroy's flexible packaging expertise and Pen & Inc.'s prepress know-how, the two team up for an award-winning association.

Energy-Curable Inks

What is the state of UV/EB technology today, and where could it lead in the future? Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.

What Is the Role of Tack in Printing Inks?

Since the earliest attempts at transferring ink from one surface to another, the characteristics of a printing ink have been an important factor in print

India's Rising Star

Positive Packaging's reputation for quality is backed by a stable of Cerutti gravure presses.

Flex-Pack Converter Has a Clear View...

to the future. Although consolidation is making it more difficult for independent converters to compete, a BST Pro Mark Genius Digital web inspection system is helping Kendall Packaging thrive.

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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