DPI Direct Utilizes New Edale FL3 Press with Passion, Diligence, Innovation in Executing Its Capital Expenditure Plan

Reduced waste and increased productivity—What more can a printer ask from a press? To start, how about operator friendliness, remote diagnostics, advanced degrees of automation, customization, multiprocess print capabilities, diverse finishing options, new business and more competitive positioning? DPI Direct held to that wish list and even added a few more attractive accommodations—like a short … Continued

What to Expect When Initiating Your Search for a New Flexographic Press

Vladimir Utovac, product manager, printing presses for W&H Corp in Lincoln, RI, sat for 10 hard-hitting, no-nonsense questions, put forth by FLEXO Magazine, that focused on constructing an accurate account of exactly what a printer/converter can expect when launching a search for a new press. Discussion entailed a collection of preliminary details on the plant … Continued

Poly-Pak Industries Inc Meets All Challenges with New SOMA Premia Press

Poly-Pak Industries Inc, a Melville, NY-based film extruder and converter, has been in business since 1958—that’s 60 years and six decades! Today, its 200+ employees break into two shifts and manufacture and convert polyethylene and polypropylene films for bags, envelopes and roll stock. This experienced team provides a wide array of packaging products for an … Continued

Fitting Your Flexographic Press to Your Commodity or Value-Added Business Model

Some segments of flexible packaging have become a commodity business with low margins, multiple SKUs and shorter runs, all of which impact the cost to compete in a changing landscape. This has some printers looking to “value-added” attractions that improve their ability to stand out in the crowded grocery aisles. Those same differentiating factors offer … Continued

Aspen Paper Products Maintains Customer Satisfaction & Margin with New TRESU Flexo Innovator

Powerful, competitive, sustainable—FTA member Aspen Paper Products is boosting output of high-quality paper tabletop products and achieving production efficiencies 15 months after installing a 9-color TRESU Flexo Innovator printing and coating line at its Kansas City, MO plant. In-Plant Positioning Printer: Aspen Paper Products, Kansas City, MO Press: TRESU Flexo Innovator Print Stations: 9 Installed: … Continued

Signature Flexible Packaging Produces Stunning Work with New Koenig & Bauer EVO XD

When brand owners seek a supplier for printed roll stock and stand-up pouches, many look no further than FTA member Signature Flexible Packaging, a Southern California-based leader in the manufacturing of sophisticated flexible packaging. Here, beautifully printed roll stock becomes bags, wraps and pouches used for cookies, crackers, candy, confections, dried fruit, nuts, coffee, tea, … Continued

Continental Datalabel Aims to Optimize Business with Three New Mark Andy P5 Presses

Higher print quality, faster speeds, constant reliability and rapid turnaround. Three presses—mirror images of one another—three plants, one company, 10,000 different label constructions and designs, various market segments and ever-growing production volumes—talk about being a successful printer! Continental Datalabel fits that bill and more. In-Plant Positioning Printer: Continental Datalabel Chicago, IL Los Angeles, CA Dallas, … Continued

Hub Labels Continues to Expand Its Vision with New MPS EF430 Press

Hub Labels of Hagerstown, MD sees itself as the, “go-to supplier for attention-grabbing labels.” The FTA member guarantees customers the highest quality product available and says it comes with, “the most involved interaction from a seasoned team of specialists, every step of the way.” Staff members take pride in having developed an “unparalleled ability to … Continued