Flexographic Printers Tell All in Latest Flash Poll

FTA Printer Members Discuss Trends, Capital Expenditure Plans, Business Outlooks, What They’re Printing, Digital & Multiprocess Flexographers are confident in their positioning, evaluating new opportunities, diversifying applications, building the bottom line and committing to doing all that’s necessary to remain viable and valued, all the while proving more versatile in the face of continually changing … Continued

Flash Poll Reveals Common Printer Problems with Ink, Anilox Rolls, Doctor Blades

Admit to challenges. Resolve to find solutions to them. Seek help and advice where appropriate. Learn from the experience. Those were the four fundamental instructions flexographic printers put forth to their peers in a recent FLEXO Magazine Flash Poll that sought to identify the most common problems encountered as a result of the ink/anilox roll/doctor … Continued

Hybrid Press Flash Poll Gauges Printer Opinion & Activity

The more things change, the more they stay the same—Or do they? One year ago, FLEXO Magazine published the findings of its first Flash Poll focused on the hybrid phenomenon (under that exact headline), polling FTA printer membership to gauge their adoption, motivations, use cases and the like. Does Your Plant Run a Hybrid or … Continued

Doctor Blade Flash Poll Reveals FTA Member Preferences

Doctor blades are a critical element of the flexographic print process, according to better than 96 percent of printers responding to FLEXO Magazine’s doctor blade flash poll. Nearly two-thirds of the sample—64 percent—believe their plant succeeds in getting maximum value from all doctor blades utilized, but 36 percent identify room for improvement in this arena. With … Continued