UK-based graphics origination and flexographic plate manufacturer Contact Originators has installed Esko flexo platemaking equipment at its new Manchester site
The manufacturer has invested in a second Esko CDI Crystal XPS imager and exposure equipment that will enable another completely inline flexo platemaking workflow at the facility. 
 
Having moved from its original Bredbury site in March 2021, Contact Originators is...
Miraclon has appointed Chris Mitchell as Midwestern US sales manager
Mitchell joins Miraclon with over 20 years’ experience in the flexographic printing industry and brings with him a wide range of expertise; from the tag and label to wide-web flexible packaging market segments. Most recently, he worked at CleanPlanet Chemical as a key account manager...
MacDermid Graphics Solutions has doubled its current production capacity with a new photopolymer plate production line at its manufacturing facility in Wigan, UK

The new 100-foot fully enclosed photopolymer plate production line will be a parallel operation to the company’s current production line in Morristown, TN, USA. The line will feature state-of-the-art technology integrated within a single control system. Additionally, energy-efficient features...

Shyam Sundar, partner at NS Digital Flexo, with his new Flexcel NX System
NS Digital provides flexo services including wide web, labels, folding cartons, corrugated.  
 
‘With the Flexcel NX System it’s relatively easy for us to help customers become more efficient,’ Shyam Sundar, partner at NS Digital said.  
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Toray Graphics has developed Prixia, a dry offset printing plate designed to deliver photorealistic imagery in two-piece beverage can printing

The newly developed plate delivers a printing quality of up to 250 lines per inch, compared to a resolution of 75 to 120 lines per inch for standard photopolymer plates. The ability to deliver higher quality is driven by Prixia thermal CTP plates having an individual dot size of 7 microns,...

Hamillroad Software has appointed Athena Graphics, a Belgian flexo platemaker, as Bellissima trade shop

Athena Graphics is an independent, family-owned business based in Roeselare, Belgium, celebrating the 30thanniversary of trading and offering pre-press services for printers, retailers, and brand owners.

‘We pride ourselves on providing a high-quality service to our customers...

Asahi Photoproducts has unveiled its new AWP CleanFlat FlatTop out-of-the-box water-washable flexo plate with CleanPrint technology

Asahi also displayed its range of CleanPrint plates available for a wide range of applications and substrates and developed to transfer the remaining ink to the printed substrate, reducing press stops for plate cleaning.

‘We were extremely pleased with the warm reception by attendees of...

Italian repro house Nu-Maber has invested in Asahi AWP-DEW water-washable CleanPrint plates and an Asahi AWP-4260 PLF automated inline processor
This new configuration is Industry 4.0 compatible with remote maintenance and support capability, including the Smart Glass option for the remote support technology. Asahi AWP-DEW water-washable plates are ideal for high-quality flexographic applications including flexible packaging and...
XSYS has partnered with Nilpeter and Reproflex Scandinavia to deliver flexo print technology that will enable customers to produce unrivaled, high-quality tags and labels

‘Demands on printers to deliver consistently high-quality print with no defects or color variations, at lower cost and with quick delivery, continues unabated,’ says XSYS. ‘Meanwhile, the variables inherent in the flexo process can negatively affect the outcome and quickly eat into profitability...

Dion Labels has invested in a solvent and VOC-free flexo platemaking technology, Kodak Flexcel NX Ultra

High-end pressure-sensitive labels account for around 80 percent of Dion’s design-to-dispatch production. The company also produces extended content labels for various end-user applications, including over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, food, and beverage, personal care, household products,...

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