Esko has awarded a European pre-press company Athena Graphics ‘best in class’ platemaking certification

With offices in Belgium, France, and the Netherlands, Athena Graphics provides brand support, artwork, pre-press, and flexo platemaking to customers worldwide, delivering more than 80,000 SKUs for more than 100 brands.

‘We are delighted that Athena Graphics is among the first to have...

Fujifilm Canada has appointed Spicers Canada to act as a nationwide distributor for products from its graphics division

Fujifilm continues to focus on the Canadian printing landscape with the overall goal to meet the increasing market demand for consumables and technological upgrades. Adding Spicers Canada as a national distributor is expected to provide full national coverage leveraging its network of 25...

Adrien Bourguignon (left) and Mark Fleming (right)

Bourguignon will create, implement, and manage global benchmarking tools, methods, and templates used by regional support personnel. Bourguignon joined MacDermid in 2013 as an applications specialist and transitioned to European technical coordinator in 2015. 'In his new role, Bourguignon will...

LMI has partnered with All Printing Resources (APR) to improve its flexo print quality by switching to MacDermid plates

Located in Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, LMI Packaging has been supplying the flexible packaging industry for more than half a century across several end-use segments, including food, beverage, health and beauty, household products, and pet care. 

Having recently ventured into pressure-...

XSYS has completed equipment installations in Pakistan, China, and Mexico using its remote support tools

For XSYS Prepress, Covid-19 restrictions on travel and entering customer premises brought the built-in remote capabilities of the ThermoFlexX equipment into the limelight. Thanks to the ability to set up, calibrate and bring machines online without being on-site, the company has continued with...

Michael and Claudia Nägele, joint managing directors and production manager Werner Rost

Flexcel NX accounts for almost 90 percent of all photopolymer plates produced by Nägele. These are mainly destined for customers producing flexible packaging for food and cosmetics. 

‘By expanding our portfolio with Flexcel NX Ultra, we gained a solvent-free alternative for plate...

Ahmedabad-based flexographic trade shop, Pin Mark Block, completed installation of Esko Automation Engine in June 2020.

The new Automation Engine reportedly improved the company’s productivity and efficiency. The workflow server at the company’s facility has standardized and automated all its prepress tasks.

Rutul Zaveri, a partner in the company, said having developed a relationship with Esko for more...

Miraclon has appointed Brian Ellis as sales manager for the northwestern US and Canada territories

The role includes supporting customers in maximizing the capabilities of their Kodak Flexcel NX technologies and aiding prospective customers to achieve business growth with new investments.   

Ellis joins Miraclon with over a decade of experience in the flexographic printing industry and...

Print Systems has launched Quicker AF18, a plate feeder synchronized with all Quicker C plate cleaners to automate the feeding and washing of flexo plates

The new machine allows loading up to 18 plates, each in a separate drawer. When connected to a cleaner, the two devices are synchronized automatically. The feeder automatically detects which drawer contains plates, lowers it to the required level of the feeding table, and transports the plate...

Soma has named DTM Flexo Services as its agent in Canada

Based in Stoney Creek, near Toronto, DTM Flexo Services is a Canadian flexographic printing and converting industries sales and service representative serving the entire country. DTM’s team has over 70 years of combined hands-on technical flexo experience and an understanding of the process,...

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