Marvaco has installed new UV-LED platemaking technology and completed the FlexoExpert certification

Marvaco continues its pioneering work by using LED exposure in flexographic plate production, the first of its kind in the Nordic countries. At the same time, the company’s new production unit in Finland has passed its final FlexoExpert audit. 

‘This investment further increases our...

Luca Ferrari, director at Flexolution
Luca Ferrari, director at Flexolution, said: ‘Flexolution is known in the narrow-web sector for the high quality and efficiency we deliver with Flexcel NX plates and we started to receive many requests from the wide-web market too. I knew that if we were going to try and break into such a...
Prepress software company Hamillroad has appointed reprographics specialist Waldo as its trade shop partner to take Bellissima DMS technology to the UK market
Founded in 1984, Waldo is renowned for delivering high-quality platemaking products to its customers. Waldo is committed to bringing the latest innovations to the flexographic printing industry and striving to be an innovative leader in the UK market.  
 
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Fujifilm Europe will be increasing the surcharge on its aluminum offset printing plates by an average of 0.60 GBP per square meter from November 1, 2021
‘Fujifilm has been working hard to absorb material price increases by reducing its own operating costs and improving productivity. However, in the case of aluminum, the sheer magnitude of rising costs can no longer be sustained in this way. Fujifilm will continue to mitigate other rising...
DuPont has launched a new Cyrel Lightning UV-LED exposure plate family optimized to match access time and plate performance

Previously, exposure settings on LED units often had to be adjusted for either higher quality or shorter access time. Cyrel Lightning plates challenge this as they were formulated from the ground up with UV-LED exposure characteristics in mind.

‘Cyrel Lightning plates use chemistries with...

Miraclon has received a Pinnacle InterTech Award for PureFlexo Printing, a new technology that was launched earlier this year

Accessed through the Flexcel NX Print Suite for flexible packaging, the technology addresses and controls unwanted ink spread to allow a wider operating window, maximizing efficiency, repeatability, and overall performance on press. 

The award, sponsored by Printing United Alliance and...

Spanish flexo prepress provider Flexográfico has installed Kodak Flexcel NX Wide 5080 System from Miraclon to gain a foothold in the premium packaging sector
Flexográfico produces all types of flexographic plates, from liquid resin to laminated layer (lams layer). The recently installed Flexcel NX Wide 5080 System will, in the opinion of the company’s founding partners, manager Julián Martínez and technical director, Emilio Zamorano, ‘put us up...
Esko has launched its latest plate making technology CDI Crystal 4260 XPS
The CDI Crystal 4260 XPS requires just one hour of training, with single touch operation using an intuitive screen interface and enables unattended operation, according to Esko. The Esko XPS Crystal technology combines UV main and back exposure, using LEDs that emit consistent UV light. ...
Jorge Lagos Caballero, general manager for Novaflex
Novaflex has been trading for over 20 years in the growing Colombian packaging market.  
 
Jorge Lagos Caballero, general manager for Novaflex, said: ‘We pride ourselves on being able to provide the best service to our clients, and are always looking for new...
(L-R) Edmund Hendricks, Plateroom team leader and Hein Koen, platemaker, MCC Paarl
The company’s Paarl division, with 140 staff, delivers adhesive labels to customers in the wine and spirits, personal care, and food and beverage industries.   
 
‘Given the stature of our brand, we are always dealing with high levels of demand for our products,’...

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