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11.02.2016 0

Flint updates its platemaking units

As of now, Flint will equip all its main exposure units with high power UV-A lamps. According to the manufacturer the output of the lamps is increased by 15% when compared to standard lamps. This is said to make them most suitable for reproduction of HD halftones and fine lines. 

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17.12.2015 0

Entry level engraver for gravure cylinders

 Ohio Gravure Technologies expands its product line to better serve the global market with its newest engraver: the Gravostar Prism Engraver.

OHIO’S Prism Engraver is designed with economy in mind, but not at the expense of quality. The Prism uses the same Vision 3 multi-frequency / multi-mode Head as the Spectrum, but has fewer automatic features. The Prism has a Head-mounted camera providing an intuitive user-assisted test cut process: the cells are measured and verified on a large touch-screen display. The manual shoe and burr cutter mechanisms are very robust.

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03.12.2015 0

New Esko customer from USA

When Creation Reprographics began analyzing ways to improve daily client communications to create a leaner, more effective, production process, expanding the export side of its operation was a dim and distant consideration. However, after further investigation into the capabilities of WebCenter from Esko, it soon became clear that the UK operation could achieve time and cost savings through more transparent communication and at the same time boost profits and revenues by winning new business overseas.

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19.11.2015 0

Uflex invests in printing forme production

This April, Uflex invested in a direct laser engraving system from Lead Laser, which was the first of its kind in India. Mr. P K Agarwal of Uflex said, “We have been looking at the DLE technology for a couple of years now and for all our wide web customers in house as well as overseas, the need to have solvent free Plates and Sleeves has become essential. After careful evaluation of all manufacturers, we found that the Hybrid technology being offered by Lead Lasers was ideal for us and for the Indian market.

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12.11.2015 0

Chinese trade shop decides for Flint technology

Founded in Shanghai in the year 2000, the flexo plate tradeshop, Sinwa, evolved very quickly to a leading supplier position in the Chinese flexo printing industry. Meanwhile, 120 well-trained employees serve the customers countrywide from six sites. From its inception, the company has been committed to steadily developing the quality level of flexo printing. Perfect service and excellent printing plate quality are a matter of course. These efforts were rewarded by numerous prizes achieved from flexo competitions both in China and North America.

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05.11.2015 0

Kunshan Fuhua installs nyloflex NExT from Flint

Beginning this year, Kunshan Fuhua Printing wanted to grow into the thin plate area besides the segment of thick plates, which has been mainly served so far. After a successful series of tests, they decided in April 2015, to install a nyloflex NExT Exposure FV unit from Flint Group. The nyloflex NExT exposure technology utilises a high intensity UV-A LED light source to conduct rapid crosslinking of the photopolymer surface. The high UV-A output results in a virtual 1:1 image reproduction from the digital file to the finished plate.

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21.10.2015 0

Esko updates ArtiosCAD

The updated version showcases Canvas Design which, thanks to a series of new features, significantly improves the workflow for anyone designing and producing multi-component displays and packaging. The enhancements are the result of substantial customer input, eliminate the pain points customers were facing related to designing and producing multipart designs.

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15.10.2015 0

GPS partners with Esko

GPS currently has three Esko digital imaging systems installed: CDI Advance 4260 HD, CDI Spark 4835 Full HD and the most recent CDI Spark 4260 Full HD, making it the first in Italy to install two Esko Full HD systems. Thanks to the Esko Full HD Flexo technology, the company has been able to significantly improve print quality and productivity. Esko Full HD solutions were the perfect choice for GPS, who produces the highest quality shopping bags in paper and plastic as well as plastic labels for the food and beverage industries.

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01.10.2015 0

Esko partners with Comexi to boost color and digital flexo expertise

Esko successfully extended its partnership with Comexi, a leading company specializing in machinery solutions for the flexible packaging converting industry. Under the partnership, Esko is collaborating with Comexi’s Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre to train and certify Comexi staff to help them transition from a press sale to a solutions sale that provides customers with a broader set of products, services, knowledge, training and support by sharing unique Esko expertise in color, plate making, workflow and more.

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