FLEXO iQ is a sister to FLEXO Magazine and is devoted to covering the world of multiprocess printing and converting options. In both standalone, online-only digital magazines and printed supplements within FLEXO Magazine, FLEXO iQ examines how ancillary equipment, technologies and print processes work in tandem with flexography to deliver more capabilities and propel the printing format to continued growth over its peers, through technical articles, Q&A discussions and industry news items.

Digital Printing

Flexo, Digital or Hybrid?

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Domino Digital Printing explores the jobs and print parameters for when printers should use flexo, when they should use digital and when they should opt for a hybrid solution.

Essential Hybrid Features

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Nilpeter examines some of the most important considerations on a hybrid press, from cost and quality, to machine flexibility and OEM reputation.

Benefits of Digital Printing

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HP looks at how digital printing is addressing demands for short runs, conforming to stringent food packaging regulations and reducing environmental impact.

FLEXO iQ Industry News

FLEXO iQ provides the latest industry news, from the newest digital presses and hybrid presses, to converting equipment announcements and debuts, to sustainability initiatives, benchmarks and success stories; and, of course, all the other goingson of FTA members doing business in the multiprocess universe, including hirings and appointments, mergers and acquisitions, product introductions, expansions and more.

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Equipment Selection Guides

Selecting a Slitter/Rewinder

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Parkinson Technologies lists out five important points to consider when shopping for a machine to ensure it meets your specific production objectives.

Looking for a Laminator

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Nordmeccanica talks important factors to assess when evaluating your machinery options, like adhesive performance, design and how to budget accordingly.

Finding a Great Folder/Gluer

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PPCTS gives critical considerations for a folder/gluer—machinery capabilities, how to maximize potential and what the units themselves demand of you.

The Best Bag & Pouch Machines

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Totani takes a look at web and machine control, sealing systems, how to choose an OEM and other criteria in play when shopping for bag and pouch machines.