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FLEXO Magazine is the go-to resource for flexography news, technical articles, industry forecasts, product guides and more.

For more than 40 years, FLEXO has served as an invaluable tool for flexographic printers, press manufacturers, premedia service providers and brand owners. Its pages routinely offer guides to narrow web, mid web and wide web printing; proper ink, anilox and doctor blade usage; formats like flexible packaging, labels and corrugated boxes; color management and prepress best practices; and sustainable printing. As the official magazine of Flexographic Technical Association, FLEXO spotlights its members and events, including FORUM, INFOFLEX and Fall Conference.

In the Latest Issue of FLEXO Magazine

  • The story behind the 2019 FLEXO Magazine Cover Project, printed at Clemson University and used as the focal point for FTA’s Fall Conference 2019.
  • The 10th Annual Plate/Sleeve/Plate Making Guide
    • Adding liquid photopolymer plate making to their repertoire enables astute box printers to deliver the fast turns that customers seek.
    • A good white ink underlayer forms the foundation for most color graphics and provides the single biggest opportunity to improve a visual “pop.”
    • High-performance flexo plate making and processing have come a long way since the invention of photopolymer imaging.
    • Flat top dots built into the plate means getting the consistent, robust print performance of the flat top dot shape, and the efficient workflow and fine imaging capability of the digital plate.
    • There are many factors that influence the life of photopolymer plate material, but with proper care, today’s plates can last far longer than those of just a few years ago.
    • A solvent-free processing solution unites the speed of thermal processing with the quality of solvent plates.
    • Yellowstone Plastics in Idaho Falls, ID implemented an efficient system for organizing and storing sleeves.
  • Stuart Beeson from Sandon Global discusses tried-and-true approaches to building business and boosting productivity on both sides of the Atlantic.

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FLEXO Magazine’s industry news is your guide to everything FTA members are doing—releasing new equipment, expanding facilities, merging with, buying or being bought by another company, hosting an open house or exhibiting at an event, rebranding; you name it.


If you are a flexographer based in North America, you qualify for a free subscription to FLEXO Magazine. Get the award-winning publication—complete with its wide range of technical articles, industry news, coverage of key conferences and events, FTA member profiles—delivered straight to your mailbox every month.

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FLEXO Tech Talk Series

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The FLEXO Tech Talk Series brings the magazine’s articles to life, allowing authors to present their writing in a webinar setting. Tech Talks are free-to-attend webinars that enable some of the industry’s most knowledgable members to speak directly to their fellow flexographers—the same audience who can make use of their products or services—and allows those users to ask questions directly to those in the know.

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2020 Media Kit

The FLEXO Magazine Media Kit is for contributors and advertisers. It includes a month-by-month calendar of what each issue will cover, advertising rates for all sizes, as well as a look at digital offerings that include eblasts, web ads and custom packages, and production specifications for both print and online components.

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The FLEXO Magazine Archives

The FLEXO Magazine archives is available on MemberConnect, the online home of content exclusively for FTA members. It stretches back to 2010 and include more than eight years of technical articles, how-tos, FTA event recaps and member happenings, industry forecasts and reports, and more. Clicking an issue’s cover opens a magazine viewer in a new window; from there, you can read articles, search individual issues for keywords like “anilox roll” or “labels,” and share on social media.

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