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03.08.2017 0

Lightweight gravure printing sleeves for short runs

In general, package printing is a healthy and prospering industry. However, the market share of gravure printing isn’t growing as fast as flexo or even offset or digital. In some markets, it’s even shrinking since flexo had made, in part, giant leaps forward in terms of printing quality, efficiency, and cost reduction. While gravure is still considered a printing process with the best printing quality and repeatability, it struggles with shorter run lengths of printing jobs and requires rapid turnaround times. In some cases, gravure is simply not the economical choice.

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16.11.2016 0

Belarussian printer knows what it takes to compete on a global scale

Investments in a state-of-the-art technologies such as water washable and solvent flexo plates from Asahi and the fixed color palette system Equinox from Esko, as well as high quality printing machinery and unique finishing technologies from Comexi enable Uniflex to produce top quality packaging and label that gets acknowledgement by experts and customers worldwide.

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08.03.2016 0

"CPG´s have meanwhile accepted fixed color pallett printing"

Flexible Packaging Technology has interviewed Carsten Bastians, Marketing Manager EMEA of DuPont about current printing forme related topics.


How was your fiscal year 2015 in terms of sales and turnover, and how is 2016 going so far?

We had a great 2015 and we are looking forward to a successful 2016 as well!

What are the advantages of Cyrel Easy plates?

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03.12.2015 0

Survey: What flexo printers want

The Flexographic printing industry continues to strive for excellence: the best print quality coupled with productivity improvements. So, it is no surprise that in a global survey of users of flexographic printing plates*, a majority of respondents said that they consider high ink transfer with improved printed tonal range among the most important attributes for success. A majority of respondents also indicated that coming up to color faster and running at higher press speeds were equally important.

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