Print Sleeves Flash Poll

FTA Members Weigh In on Print Sleeves Costs, Important Features, Factors When Buying Quality, cost, productivity—Everybody is talking about how imperative careful attention to such details is to a flexographic printing plant. Technological advancements are being monitored by production teams, new equipment is being deployed and its impact on bottom line performance carefully evaluated. In flexible […]

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Xeikon Trumpets ThermoFlexX Advancements at Ypres Event

YPRES, Belgium—With a nod to the past, an appreciation of history, an appetite for the future and the revelations it will bring, Xeikon Prepress welcomed a 10 member cadre of international journalists on July 2 to its factory. There they were briefed on technological breakthroughs, recorded in the past two years, culminating in the launch […]

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Flint Group Unveils Varn Enviroflex

PLYMOUTH, MI—Flint Group has launched its Varn Enviroflex System for flexographic printers. These cleaners, with a pH of 10.7, virtually eliminate the need for soda blasting, meaning they increase uptime and decrease costs. Printers using Enviroflex can reduce cleaning times by up to 40 percent and limit the need for skip feeding on large solids. […]

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Flint Group Appoints Freudenthaler VP Marketing & Technology Flexographic Products

STUTTGART, Germany—Flint Group has appointed Dr. Eva Freudenthaler, vice presidentt marketing and technolog, flexographic products. At the same time, she became a member of the divisional leadership team for Flint Group Flexographic Products. After studying chemistry, Freudenthaler started her professional career in 1997, as R&D manager at BASF Aktiengesellschaft. In 2003, she moved to the […]

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Digital Flexo Revolution Promised

FLORENCE, Italy—Nuova Gidue’s headquarters was the stage for a Dec. 11-12, 2013 meeting between seven leading companies in the label and narrow web flexographic printing field. There, experts from Nuova Gidue, UPM Raflatac, Adare, Esko, Flint Group, Dupont and Apex Group of Companies gathered for a kick off meeting to run a project—”REVO, Digital Flexo […]

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Flint Group Narrow Web Expands Low Migration Ink Range

PLYMOUTH, MI—Flint Group Narrow Web introduced Low Migration UV Flexo Silver and Low Migration Metallic Pastes, further expanding its portfolio. These specialty inks have been tested and proven to have the best low migration properties.Products will be available in North America in March 2014. Migration measurements show that with Low Migration UV Flexo Silver, item […]

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Flint Group Hires Eric Gibbs as National Accounts Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC—Eric Gibbs joined Flint Group Flexographic Products in October 2013, as national accounts manager. In his new position with Flint Group, Gibbs will be responsible for new business development as well as national account management for the North American region. Gibbs brings 24 years of printing industry experience in various sales and operational roles […]

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Cyber Graphics Installs Automated Plate Processor

MEMPHIS, TN—Cyber Graphics partnered with Flint Group Flexographic Products in the installation of the nyloflex Automated Plate Processor (APP). “We’re always looking ahead to find the latest technical developments,” stated Rick Parker,director of operations andt technology at Cyber Graphics. “Our customers expect us to create value through innovation. That sometimes means finding a better workflow […]

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FTA’s “Got Data? Now What?” Conference Shatters Records

Heralded for Practical Solutions Tackling Real-World Issues Oct. 21, 2013—More than 300 printers/converters, their customers and print partners descended on Kansas City, MO, for Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 2013 Fall Conference, “Got Data? Now What?” The event held last week (Oct. 14-16) drew a record crowd, with final attendance numbers signifying a 10 percent increase […]

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“Flexo Goes Green” – Corrugated Post Printing in China

SHANGHI, China—In a successful cooperation, Bobst, Esko and Flint Group recently achieved a real break­through in corrugated post printing by starting the initiative “Flexo Goes Green”, which stands for sustainability, productivity and quality. All the project partners keep driving for more advanced corrugated post printing, in order to serve and support the vast needs of […]

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