Flexography

Bringing Together the Many Benefits of Film and Paper

Harrier Packaging is targeting the food industry as it converts PaperFeel, a coex PE film that reportedly combines the best of paper and film.

Solving the Problem of Press Part Replacements

Clear Lam Inc., an Elk Grove Village, IL, converter of films, foils, and poly laminates, prides itself on delivering "a good quality product, excellent

Canadian Banknote Installs Brookfield Viscometers

MISSISSAUGA, ONT., CANADACanadian Bank Note Intl. (CBN), a 50-employee printing operation specializing in lottery and gaming tickets for governments,

Flexography Comes of Age and Keeps on Growing

What do flexography and lemonade have in common? Let's see. From humble beginnings 100 years ago as aniline printing, flexo is now the fastest-growing

How to Make Anilox Roll Improvements Work for You

There are some exciting new developments in anilox roll technology, but they won't bring the results you want until you fine-tune your print process by

Label Converter's Business Is Prime Labels & Pride

Striving to be not the biggest but the best, award-winning Premiere Labels values its customers and its suppliers, including press manufacturer Mark Andy.

Innovation Drives Converter of Pressure-Sensitive Labels

Sinel Systems S.A. is located about 30 miles from Barcelona's famous "La Rambla." The firm is Spain's leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels

Press Adds Flexibility of Film to Paper Operation

After more than 20 years of converting paper-based packaging materials, Saugerties Packaging is discovering the benefits of "being flexible"flexible packaging

Snack Food Packaging: 100 Years and Counting

"Cellophane brought about the first transparent...packaging concepts." So said Dr. Richard Podhajny, one of PFFC's contributing editors, in his feature,

Bagmaking Operation Is There When Customers Call

Ray Glenn, VP of Apollo Plastics, Jersey City, NJ, never went to medical school, but his company's approach to customer service sometimes makes him wish

Variations on a FluteAICC Honors the Best in Corrugated

Roaring into the Future!" was the theme of the 9th International Corrugated Packaging Design Competition sponsored by the Assn. of Independent Corrugated Converters (AICC). AICC presented the awards at its annual meeting in Chicago, IL, November 6, as part of the joint AICC/TAPPI Corrugated Week '99.

Tape Converter Stands Up to Goliath with New Press

A flexo press from Bell-Mark makes a large contribution to Filmex Corporation, a smal specialty tape converter.

Seventy-Five Years and Counting for Bancroft Bag

With people living longer these days, a few of you actually may remember 1924. But if you don't (or if you weren't even alive yet), there are a few things

Cartonmarker Adds Flexo to Give Customers a Choice

Colbert Packaging expands its capabilities by adding a second Mark Andy narrow web flexographic press to its stable of equipment.

Converter Plays Key Role in Mercosur Trading Group

Uruguay's leading flexible packaging converter, ISMA S.A., is located in Montevideo, the nation's capital city and the center of Uruguay's industrial

Dixie Toga Continues to Make Its Mark as a Leader

Dixie Toga's flexible division—Itap Bemis—settles into a new home with top-flight equipment producing both gravure and flexo products.

Narrow web adapts to multiple applications

The flexibility of today's narrow web systems gives converters exciting new capabilities."Narrow web is where the action is," says Mike Schmidt, director

Anilox roll advancements raise the quality of flexo

New anilox roll technologies and materials have paralleled the rise of flexo, and it's no coincidence.The vast improvement in the quality of flexographic

Bag machine adds value to customer-oriented operation.

A new FMC servo draw bag machine fits right in at All-Pak, a company that takes customer needs very seriously.When Fred J. Faletti founded All-Pak Inc.,

Flexible packaging converter treats its customers right.

When Flex-Pak purchased a new laminator for snack food packaging, it made sure that bare roll corona treating was included as a means of increasing quality

Popcorn packaging leads converter down new paths.

Himac helps Phoenix by downgauging its susceptor film, giving greater coverage for the material.Phoenix Packaging has parlayed its expertise in microwave

Label converter controls quality from the inside out

Walle Corp. attributes much of its success to keeping tight control of operations at the company's three plants.Listen to the latest crop of advice coming

Dutch converter retakes his company

Daan Bolding has history on his side as the head of Bolding Verpakkingen, a converting operation started by his grandfather almost 100 years ago.Just

Web-inspection system supports label operation

A TruColor Video web-inspection system is bringing multiple benefits, including higher quality, to Label America.According to one of the cornerstones

A look at the status of UV/EB curing

An expert in the field assesses the current state of ultraviolet and electron beam curing.RadTech '96 North America, the fifth biennial UV/EB Processing

FTA winners show off strides in Flexo

The Flexographic Technical Assn. competition finds 106 entries worthy of honors, proving that flexo has come a long way.The Flexographic Technical Assn.

A rather narrow-minded view of wide web printing.

Duralam lowers costs and adds efficiencies to its short runs with a narrow version of a wide web press from PCMC.In business for nearly 30 years, Duralam

Flexo label printer grows by leaps and bounds

In six years Steve Mintz, owner and president of Express Label Co., Longwood, FL, catapulted a small hot stamp label start-up company into a broad-based

Plate advances bring flexo closer to offset

Developments in all aspects of printing plate and platemaking technology continue unabated. This article, because of space constraints, will be limited

Today's printing presses are whatever you want them to be.

There isn't really one type of printing press that's dominant in the converting business. Because our industry is so diverse, each unique niche has developed

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