Flexography

Image This! Among the Acronyms, Flexo Finds Its Fit

CNF, MNF, CTP, LAMS — Flexography's imaging material acronyms are growing. For the proper fit, the methodology continuously tries on sleeves and much more.

FREE Mark Andy/Comco Flexo FeastWhere Flexo Printers Can Gobble Up Ideas

The recently acquired Comco div. of Mark Andy announces it will host its next educator seminar series on November 7 and 8, 2001. To be held at the Advanced Training & Technology Center just outside of Cincinnati, the two-day "Flexo Feast" will educate packaging buyers, printers, and converters about the diverse range of narrow web flexo applications.

Hell-Artwork Alliance Means Heaven for Flexo Printers

During the recent FFTA (Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Association) annual conference, Hell Gravure Systems and Artwork Systems confirmed their alliance to service the digital needs of the flexo market.

When It Comes to Flexo Quality the Sky's the Limit

The FFTA Forum, featuring an emphasis on technology and a host of awards, proudly shows off just how far flexography has come.

What's Really Going on with Your Anilox Rolls?

Has your company invested a good deal of money in an anilox roll inventory? If so, shouldn't you have the proper tools in order to get top performance from this investment?

The Missing Link: Plastics History Leads to Packaging

From fake flowers to hygienic-paper packaging, Germany's Böhme family has been in plastics for nearly 50 years. For almost as long, the company has linked its print quality to Fischer & Krecke presses.

Sheet Fed Lithography: Hammer Lithographic

Hammer Lithographic is a company that knows how to focus for success. When it decided to tackle the difficult job of converting sheet-fed BOPP, that ability proved invaluable.

The Amcor Story Continues

In the second of a two-part series on Amcor Flexibles Europe, Paper Film & Foil CONVERTER visits two plants in Belgium that are on the leading edge in their markets.

Fido's Food Goes GLOSSY

With the help of a Prime UV ultraviolet curing system, Canadian-based Bonar Packaging has given glamour to the plain pet food packaging bags of the past.

Flexo Inspection

As flexo continues to advance, 100% inspection systems are helping more and more converters see their way to a competitive edge.

Wide vs Narrow Web FlexoIt's More Than Just the Width

Flexography is the fastest growing printing process. This growth has come from many flexographic printing sectors, including wide web flexible packaging and narrow web label printing.

FPA Celebrates Excellence in Flexible Packaging

The Flexible Packaging Assn. has announced the winners of its 2000 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards, which honor packaging and converting excellence.

Flex-Pack Operation Likes to Convert the Complex

The Netherlands plant of Amcor Flexibles Europe already produces an impressive range of flexible packaging, but it isn't satisfied yet.

New Label Press Moves Company to the Next Level

Schultz Bros. USA needed another press for its label converting operation, and it wound up being the first customer for the new Mark Andy Scout.

The Formation of ''Microfoam'' in Water-Based Flexo Inks

If you bubble air into water, the foam bubbles produced rupture rapidly, and the water surface layer becomes flat. However, if you add a small amount

Presses and People Make a Powerful Combination

Doing what it says "no one else can do" is the stock in trade of Los Angeles Label Co. Helping the cause are Webtron presses and some well-trained employees.

Customer Satisfaction Begins and Ends with Quality

Corrugated Paper Products invests in new equipment and additives from National Starch and Chemical Co. in order to assure quick delivery as well as top quality products.

Technology Puts Converter "In-Line" for More Success

Phoenix Packaging, which made its name with in-line technology for producing popcorn bags, is taking its innovative ways into other areas.

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.

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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