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,’...
Asahi Photoproducts reported that a Chinese label printer has switched to Asahi CleanPrint AWPTM flexographic plates from its standard thermal plates following extensive comparison of the two plates running live jobs with UV ink
The jobs ranged from typical four-color label printing to more complex seven-color jobs with screen printing and foil. In an extreme case, with a four-color job, the press running competitive plates stopped for plate cleaning 24 times at about three minutes per event, while the press running...
Lefrancq Imprimeur has invested in Fujifilm’s water-washable Flenex plates to increase print quality and productivity while reducing emissions

Since 1934, northwest France-based printed has provided labeling and leaflet solutions to the food, health and beauty, and industrial sectors. The company opened another facility in Tunis, Tunisia, in 2006 to further increase its production capacity. 

 

The company understands the...

XSYS has revealed the results of detailed tests comparing flexo printing with thermal plates and those processed with solvents
The sample job was printed, in turn, with the solvent nyloflex FTS plate and the thermal nyloflex XVH plate from XSYS. The thermal plate was processed with a nyloflex Xpress Thermal Processor, which offers considerable sustainability benefits compared to standard solvent processing systems...
Prepress provider and flexographic plate maker Marvaco has joined the Bellissima network and will take Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening to market in the Nordics
Marvaco is one of the leading packaging prepress houses in the Nordic region, employing circa. ninety prepress professionals in Finland and Sweden. The company provides flexo printing plates and packaging artwork and has close partnerships with customers and suppliers to ensure quality and...
L-R: Mitsunori Hayashi, who has led the Toray graphics division in the EMEA region and Kaoru Ueda, director for the Toray graphics division at Toray Textiles Central Europe in the Czech Republic.

Mitsunori Hayashi, who has led the Toray graphics division in the EMEA region and the Americas from the company’s Czech Republic location, will be returning to Japan to take responsibility for Toray’s waterless business in the Asian and Oceanian markets as well as managing some global waterless...

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