Controlling Press Characterization at Forum 2019

Day three of Forum 2019 was all about process control, and that theme continued into its second session with “Gaining Control of Your Process: The Characterization,” chaired by Ellen Farrell, DuPont Advanced Printing. Does This Really Work? Bookending the session was Jennye Scott, VP creative services at Berry Global and who opened by recalling her … Continued

Figuring Out the Fingerprint at Forum 2019

Printers looking to improve their repeatability and consistency did well to attend Forum 2019‘s “Gaining Control of Your Process: The Fingerprint,” chaired by Zachery Blackburn of Central Piedmont Community College. Flexo 101: Preparing for a Fingerprint Mark Mazur, FTA Hall of Fame member, discussed how a printer can prepare for a press fingerprint. “I hate … Continued

Kodak Flexcel Solutions Technical Team Earns FIRST Implementation Specialist Certification

ROCHESTER, NY—During 2018, Miraclon’s entire Flexographic US&C Technical Applications Group (TAG), as well as three members of the Global Product Support (GPS) team, achieved the Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances (FIRST) Implementation Specialist Certification. The team at Miraclon, the new company formed by the recent sale of Kodak’s flexographic business, are putting their new … Continued

FQC/SWG Updates: Looking Toward Forum 2019 & Spring

In our last FQC update, we communicated the importance of the Standards Working Group (SWG) and its impact on developing standards that may affect our industry. We reached out to you, the membership, to take an active role in the discussions. There are several items under current discussion that will shape how we work in … Continued