Flint Group’s Catena+ has received the 2020 Cl Flexo Tech Technology Award in China

The CI Flexo Tech Technology Innovation Award was established in 2019. It’s the first such award to encompass the entire flexo industry in China. It aims to ‘discover, promote, encourage and commend innovative technologies in the flexo printing industry.’ This year a judging panel comprised of...

Flexo Trade Print has invested in a new Esko CDI Spark flexo plate imager to increase production capacity

Established in 2002 by Dyfrig Harris and Llyr ab Islwyn, with Andy Wilcox as a manager, Flexo Trade Print produces plates for the label, envelope, business forms, and packaging industries, and many other applications. 

‘We are the only producer of these plates in the local area, and we...

Esko has opened a new state-of-the-art Flexo Technology Center at its North American headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio

The technology-focused center features end-to-end Esko technologies for packaging pre-press and printing, from its CDI Crystal XPS 4835 imager and exposure unit to the Kongsberg X24 Edge for plate cutting. The comprehensive workflow demonstration also includes the latest Esko pre-press...

MacDermid Graphics Solutions has promoted Matt Bates to sales director for EMEA.

Bates joined MacDermid in 2017 as territory manager for the UK and Ireland. He brings a depth of packaging and sales experience to the role and exemplifies the values of the business. As sales director, he will lead the company's growth, manage clients' relationships, and own the sales function...

Etiquetes Anoia has invested in Flint Group’s nyloflex FTS printing plates with inherent flat top dots

Etiquetes Anoia is a family-owned company founded in 1998 with just one letterpress machine printing labels for the textile business. Today the business operates have three flexo machines and offers special finishing, silk-screen as well as hot and cold stamping producing self-adhesive labels...

Asahi Photoproducts has extended its relationship with Esko through an installation of an Esko CDI Spark 4260 and an XPS Crystal 5080 plate imaging technologies at the Asahi Tech Center in Suzhou, near Shanghai

The Esko plate imaging technologies are supported by an Asahi AWP 230W plate processor using Asahi AWP CleanPrint water-washable plates to showcase the flexo platemaking technology in harmony with the environment.

‘Asahi Photoproducts has worked together with Esko in China for a decade...

Acme Graphics has invested in a Kodak Flexcel NX system to enable consolidated color management

In April 2020, the company opened a new flexo trade shop branch in Cape Town. With national lockdown restrictions enforced across South Africa, it was vital for to have operations up and running, having been recognized as an essential supplier to the industry. As a key part of its new operation...

Arden Dies has undergone a major rebrand with a fresh modern look and a new website

Asahi Photoproducts and Esko have partnered to bring the key hardware and software technologies from both organizations to deliver an efficient and sustainable print technology and automate flexo platemaking

‘Today, flexographic companies are operating in a complex, fast turnaround industry, that often impacts their operational efficiency and profitability. For that reason, they need to simplify their processes while improving quality, consistency and profitability. In doing so, they can create new...

Apex International's new plant in Nashik, India

The project demonstrates state-of-the-art equipment at work — in real-time — from Experience Centers in India and Netherlands. FlexoKITE runs a fully-equipped integrated workflow of the latest-version equipment from Apex International (anilox), Bobst (inline flexo press), DuPont (plate, Cyrel...

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