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31.01.2018 0

Polymount about to install the first Film Cleaner units

After a beta testing phase, the Polymount Film Cleaner, the first machine that enables printers to reuse their start-up material by cleaning printed film. 

In the first quarter of 2018 Polymount will install the first couple of Film Cleaners. Every printer asked confirmed that the amount of start-up waste they could reduce by using the machine would have a significant impact on their profitability and sustainability. Flexible Packaging Technology will interview one of the first customers about their experience with the Film Cleaner. 

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24.01.2018 0

VIV aims for short run flexible packaging with ‘Smart Digital Flexo’

Going digital on a flexo press may sound like a contradiction to many people. Weinand Van Kesteren however has been perfecting his ‘Smart Digital Flexo’ concept for over a year now. And he is convinced it will enable his company VIV to become a leader in producing high quality flexible packaging in short and very short runs: “We like to do things just a little different here.”

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06.12.2017 0

Elecster wins Flexotech award printed with Twinlock

The traditional FlexoTech Awards bring the leaders in flexography together. In 2017, the awards ceremony was organized in London on 23 November. The awards were granted to best flexography works from 2017. 

Elecster won the award in the category Flexible packaging wide web 1001+mm, printed with our Twinlock Sleeves. On behalf of the whole Polymount team we want to congratulate Elecster on winning this prestigious award!

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03.08.2017 0

Wide-web flexo for short runs

While more and more people are taking digital printing into account for printing short-run jobs, a Dutch family-run company did the math and came to the conclusion that wide-web flexo is the best solution. Flexible Packaging Technology met with the Van Kesteren brothers to talk about the decision-making process.

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