A feature of many of Asahi’s flexographic printing plates, Clean Transfer Technology enables a clean ink transfer and prevents ink accumulating on the plate surfaces and shoulders in screen areas

Founded in 1956, Wikoff Color is an employee-owned manufacturer of inks and coatings for a variety of printing technologies.

‘The US is a large market and very important to Asahi,’ said Aki Kato, managing director at Asahi Photoproducts. ‘With platemaking moving closer and closer to the...

ColorCert QA reduces time press operators spend maintaining accurate color

‘So many label printers have been left behind by not being able to afford expensive digital plate imagers,’ commented Marshall Hogenson, VP America, Cron Flexo Business Unit. ‘Not only are we introducing the HDI 400 at under US$50,000, we are still offering our standard two-year parts warranty....

Chris Payne, president, Flexographic Packaging Division and vice president of Kodak, said: ‘Kodak Ultra Clean technology has solved the fundamental challenge of inconsistency traditionally associated with aqueous processed flexo plates and will enable printers to take advantage of our industry-...

DuPont reveals flexographic printing workflow process enhancements

At the show, DuPont will showcase the ...

Lava system can make press-ready plates in under an hour

The product launch of Lava NW-M is MacDermid’s newest addition to its thermal platemaking technology. Lava NW-M is specifically designed for narrow web to mid web applications to improve productivity and workflow. The thermal processing system has a smaller footprint and the ability to output...

The Dantex DigiWash System has a dual-action wash for ‘superior cleaning results’ and automatic brush height adjustment for different thicknesses

Dantex demonstrated the first water-wash flexo plate at drupa at the turn of the millennium. Although the plate took more than two hours to prepare, ‘the race was on’ according to Simon Cosh, the company’s business development manager. ‘The objective was to produce a plate with low carbon...

Creation operates an array of equipment to produce flexo plates

UK-based Creation Reprographics is investing in the latest systems and technology to deliver consistent, high quality performance for its clients through packaging artwork, reprographics and plate production.

The company was founded in 2004 by Matt Francklow, who after more than a decade...

Verico Technology CEO Yuval Dubois

In mid-2017, Yuval Dubois took over as Presstek CEO with a plan to focus on two main divisions: Zahara waterless and manufacturing. Restructuring was needed to allow the company to focus on growing its profitable business areas. The plan was to sell part of the business, with Mark Andy emerging...

With the industry preparing to head to Rosemont, Illinois for the key event of the year, we provide a rundown of the companies and technologies you'll see when walking the halls of Labelexpo Americas 2018

With the industry preparing to head to Rosemont, Illinois for the key event of the year, we provide a rundown of the companies and technologies you'll see when walking the halls of Labelexpo Americas 2018.

As well as an extensive exhibitor list covering all steps along the label and...

Seneca Label chooses Fujifilm Flenex platemaking system

Established in 1968, by Donald Hoopingarner and business partner Paul MacMurdo, Seneca Label chose Fujifilm’s Flenex FW platemaking technology, and is experiencing ‘superior’ print quality and longer runs. Now a third generation Hoopingarner family-owned company, it produces roll, sheeted and...

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