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SpotOn! Software, from All Printing Resources & SpotOn! Press, Gets CxF Import/Export

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, IL—All Printing Resources (APR) and SpotOn! Press have released a new version of SpotOn! software that allows flexographic converters to import and export CxF files (color exchange format files). The SpotOn! software was a winner of FTA’s Technical Innovation Award in 2014. SpotOn! is a pressroom software tool that provides the press operator […]

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TRESU Announces iTape Adhesive Tape

KOLDING, Denmark—TRESU introduces iTape, an adhesive tape specially formulated to optimize stability, print quality and efficiency when used with sleeves on flexo coaters that are integrated with digital folding carton printing lines. Developed in partnership with Lohmann Bonding Engineers, based in Neuwied, Germany, TRESU iTape is adhesive on both sides, and features a filmic carrier that […]

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Kodak Announces Kodak PRINERGY Cloud

ROCHESTER, NY—Kodak today announced KODAK PRINERGY Cloud, an analytics enabled cloud platform that offers print service providers (PSPs), new industry first solutions to minimize cost and risk while driving business growth. PRINERGY Cloud harnesses production data and turns it into easy to interpret dashboard reports of actionable information, allowing informed decision making in real time. […]

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Vianord Engineering Easy 2 Plate

Vianord Engineering EVO Smart Bridge Launches

CARROS, France—Vianord Engineering designs and builds innovative plate processing systems for the flexo industries, where the plate is somehow “delicate” and requires careful but high speed handling. Its automation department has, over the years, developed considerable expertise with, amongst other more traditional technologies, robotics and automation. Unprocessed digital plates are difficult to handle, being sensitive and […]

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Wikoff Compass Ultra White

Wikoff Compass Ultra White Announced

FORT MILL, SC—The flexible packaging experts at Wikoff Color Corp. have recently developed a high performance laminating white that exhibits outstanding opacity levels. Wikoff Compass Ultra White will provide several significant advantages to flexible packaging converters: Very high opacity relative to competitive flexographic laminating white inks Excellent ink transfer, combined with very low solvent retention […]

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Toyo Ink Co. Announces Elex-one VOC Free EB Inks

TOKYO, Japan—Toyo Ink Co., Ltd., a member of the Toyo Ink Group, announced today the successful development of the Elex-one series of EB (electron beam) curable flexo inks. The new Elex-one series is completely VOC free, making it an ideal solution for food safe flexible and carton packaging applications. The flexible package printing market has […]

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Creative Edge Software Announces Update to iC3D with Bump Displacement

MINNEAPOLIS, MN—Creative Edge Software, developer of the award winning iC3D packaging design software, announces the release of its latest version of the all in one, multifunction application. Among a range of updates designed to augment photorealistic capabilities already available from iC3D, the new version 4.1 includes Creative Edge Software’s latest technological advance, Bump Displacement, which […]

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Polymag Tek PTW-D10

Polymag Tek Announces PTW-D10 Cleaning Wipes

ROCHESTER, NY—Polymag Tek, a leading manufacturer of contact web and roll cleaning systems, announced the release of its new PTW-D10 cleaning wipes. The wipes are intended for use during routine cleaning and maintenance on contact cleaning rolls. “Scrubbing dots” integrated into the non woven fabric add texture and cleaning power to the wipes. The wipes are […]

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Foster On-a-Roll Lifter Spinner

Foster Announces On-a-Roll Lifter Spinner

MONTGOMERYVILLE, PA—Foster—a major supplier of cutting devices and other postpress equipment for more than 65 years—has announced the immediate availability of the Foster On-a-Roll Lifter Spinner, the latest in the comprehensive Foster line of material handling equipment. Designed specifically for use by converters, package printers, and label manufacturers, the Spinner lifter enables a single operator […]

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Asahi Photoproducts Relaunches Flexo Plate for Corrugated Board

TOKYO, Japan & BRUSSELS, Belgium—Asahi Photoproducts, a pioneer in flexographic photopolymer plate development, announced it is relaunching AFP-SE/DSE solid photopolymer flexographic printing plates to meet market demand for a single source provider of printing plates for all flexographic printing applications. “We are seeing a demand from repro houses for a single source flexo plate supplier […]

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