G7 for Flexo: The Method’s Role & Value in the Pressroom

G7 has quickly become a recognized term in the printing industry and, at Techkon, we’ve embraced it from its inception. It’s interesting that many packaging printers have asked some variation of two closely related questions: “Does this apply to flexo?” and “What are the differences between performing G7 on flexo and offset presses?” We’ve noticed … Continued

Taylor Communications Plant Achieves G7 Master Printer Certification

NORTH MANKATO, MN—Taylor Communications announced that it has achieved G7 Master Printer Certification of its integrated color management system for producing digital durable labels at its plant in Radcliff, KY. G7 is an industry-leading set of specifications from Idealliance for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. It is a global standard widely used to … Continued

Synthetics Print Like Paper, Leverage Plastics’ Properties

Brand managers and product designers like the look. Colors pop. Products stand out from the competition. Shelf appeal is strong. Clarity and fidelity are described as “outstanding”; images, “razor sharp.” Synthetic substrates print like paper, yet leverage the best properties of plastic. Durability ratings are high, as are moisture, chemical, tear, scratch and crinkle resistance. … Continued