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

Repurposing Flexographic Printing Plates

[Editor’s Note: Two of the 2014 FFTA Rossini Scholarship Competition winners, Amanda Cockroft and Katherine Dayton, conducted research in connection with their project, which aimed to find ways to recycle flexo printing plates.] The flexographic industry is continuing to experience growth and compete with other printing industries like gravure for high quality jobs. In addition, … Continued

Uteco, Business Partners, Welcome Hundreds to Open House & Tabletop Exhibition

KENNESAW, GA—Uteco North America and 14 partners held a two-day Open House at its Technical Service Center, Nov. 5-6, 2013. The event, themed Print Technology 2013, combined a tabletop networking exhibition with live demonstrations of the firm’s 10-color Onyx Diamond HP 108 central impression press. It drew standing-room only crowds, approximating 200 on Day One … Continued

Uteco North America Open House: Print Technology 2013

KENNESAW, GA—Uteco North America and 13 industry partners will stage a two-day, Nov. 6-7, 2013: Open House, themed “Print Technology 2013.” Live demonstrations of Uteco’s Onyx HP 108 flexographic press will be a centerpiece of the event. Also set for demonstration is the Titan SR 9 Turret Slitter, Camis mounter and Flexo Wash cleaning unit. … Continued

ACIMGA Names Calcagni President, Appoints New Officers

MILAN, Italy—Marco Calcagni (Omet) is the new president of ACIMGA for the two-year period 2013-2014. Calcagni will be flanked by Vice-President Aldo Peretti (Uteco Converting) and by the following offices: Board of Directors: Ugo Barzanò, past president (IMS Deltamatic), Silvana Canette past president (Flexotecnica), Felice Rossini past president (Rossini), Daniele Barbui (ACE di Barbui Davide&Figli), … Continued