XSYS has implemented a price increase of 6 percent across its nyloflex product range from February 1, 2022
During 2021, the rise in costs has reached unprecedented levels, affecting all businesses and their suppliers throughout the printing industry. Until now, XSYS has been able to secure supply of key raw materials and access to supply networks by absorbing this cost inflation through several...
Miraclon has increased prices by 6 percent on all products, effective from February 7, 2022, and the introduction of temporary freight surcharges
Chris Payne, Miraclon CEO, commented: ‘Securing supply for our customers is our overriding priority. After weighing a combination of factors, we are taking two separate actions, because there are two different market forces at work. First, we’re raising the price of all our products to...
Devi Graphics has installed a basysPrint CtCP and Kodak Trendsetter Thermal CtP System from Monotech System
Tilak Raj, director, Devi Graphics, said: ‘We are in printing for the last 18 years but further moved in the platemaking business for the last nine years. We started with Violet CtP then added thermal but got on the right track once we connected with Monotech Systems in 2017. We have...
XSYS will implement price increase across the nyloprint product range as a response to the inflation

However, in 2021, the cost inflation being absorbed by XSYS has increased to unequalled levels. Cost inflation is being passed on by suppliers and is present across several input costs.

According to XSYS, raw material and feedstock suppliers are implementing double-digit price increases....

Japanese printing company Nabe Process has tested Asahi’s AWP CleanPrint water-washable flexographic plates against conventional solvent-based plates to measure differences in quality and productivity between the two
The AWP plates, which were made with CrystalCleanConnect, demonstrated a significant improvement in print quality and productivity compared to the conventional solvent-developed flexographic plate. CrystalCleanConnect is a new offering jointly developed by Asahi Photoproducts and Esko that...
UK-based flexible packaging and label converter OPM (Labels and Packaging) Group has invested in Asahi AWP Dew water-washable plate technology
Creation, which partners with printers across the flexible packaging and label sectors to deliver high quality origination and workflow technology, has shared details of its work with OPM, which sees the printer eliminate harmful solvent washout from its pre-press operations. ...
Global pre-press expert Reproflex3 (R3) has completed 25 years of its UK business
Andrew Hewitson, co-founder of Reproflex3, said: ‘I am hugely proud to be celebrating this major milestone with our team, partners, clients and suppliers. Reproflex3 has positioned itself as a company focused on innovation in the global flexographic industry, providing superior pre-press...
Fujifilm has announced an additional surcharge of 0.39 GBP (0.52 USD) per sqm to its aluminum offset printing plates, effective from January 1, 2022
Over the past few months, as well as seeing the cost of aluminum rise to unprecedented levels, energy has become a global issue with energy costs trebling in some parts of Fujifilm's operations. In addition, there has been a 250 percent increase in logistics costs, as well as a continued...
 (L-R) The Bak Gravür team Serap Demirkent, Timur Danışman, Gülşah Özoran, Ömer Çamlıbel, Mustafa Özdoğanoğlu, Sanem Akdoğan
Bak Gravür has introduced the CDI Crystal line of flexographic technology at its plant in Çiğli, in western Turkey’s Izmir district, adding the plate imaging and exposure hardware to its new flexo facility.  
 
Gülşah Özoran, Area Sales and CRM manager, Bak Gravür,...
(L-R) Brothers Rutul Zaveri, Urjit Zaveri and Shrutul Zaveri - directors of Pin Point Block
The sister company of Pin Mark Block, a flexographic trade shop, Pin Point Block has installed the Esko CDI Crystal 5080 XPS and Print Control Wizard software to deliver automation, enhanced quality, simplicity and reliability to the plate room.  
 
The company is...

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