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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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. … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued