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Flexo-Printing Machines For Sale – 3 Questions To Ask Before Buying

Posted by David lee on Feb 16, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Modern flexography printers are the most advanced and reliable of printing technologies on the market today. Today’s flexographic printers can print up to 200m of product per minute, far faster than other printing technologies. As well, there are a range of inks that can be used with flexo-printing machines, including UV, solvent and water-based. These characteristics are what make the flexo-printer such a highly versatile and practical piece of machinery.

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Understanding The Flexographic Printing Process To Reduce Your Costs

Posted by David lee on Feb 9, 2017 10:20:00 AM

The flexographic printing process is a method of printing which has undergone many changes since the first presses were introduced in the late 19th century. Today, it represents a cost-effective and efficient means of printing many types of items, including packaging & labels. The latest machines have integrated advance technologies including Digital Drives and combining the latest Ink Jet systems. Modern Flexographic printing presses are able to print high definition images at high speeds, can print on numerous substrates, and they can be set up quickly with little down time between jobs. Flexo technology regarded as the most flexible method of commercially printing narrow web products used in packaging & the label industry suitable for low & high volume production.

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4 Of The Best Flexo-Printing Machines Out There Right Now!

Posted by David lee on Feb 2, 2017 5:15:00 PM

Today’s flexo printing industry demands machinery that can print economically small & large volume orders , maintaining the highest print quality with as little waste as possible and the higher the output and faster the production, the better. However one printing line does not suit all requirements , often equipment has to be tailored to individual needs or specific requirements. some of today’s best printing lines combine all of the above as well as offering a number of innovative features to help printers achieve their individual production goals.

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Types Of Flexographic Label Printing Presses You Need To Know About

Posted by David lee on Jan 26, 2017 11:45:00 AM

Flexographic printing continues to grow in popularity as the printing process of choice for many packaging & label applications. Flexo-printing offers a high quality finish in addition to reliability and versatility, making it an invaluable tool for printing businesses.

However, there are many options to choose from as far as flexographic printers are concerned. This article will aim to shed light on some of the most innovative of these machines, using our own range as illustrative examples. The following machines utilise flexible photopolymer plates, much like those used in letterpress printers. In addition, the print speed of each machine can be optimised for compatibility with a range of fast-drying inks.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

Open Invitation To Visit Focus Label Machinery - 1st March 2017

Posted by David lee on Jan 24, 2017 11:45:02 AM

'Save the Date' - March 1st 2017

Open Invitation to visit Focus Label Machinery & our Manufacturing, Production & Showroom facilities:

Digital inkjet technology is a growing thought pattern for the majority of Label Print Businesses. Here at Focus Label we have developed a hybrid production tool to take your business into this market place whilst still delivering the core flexographic model your production has been used to with our Servo driven Proflex, e-Flex and Reflex range.

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Key Components Of A Flexographic Printing Machine

Posted by David lee on Jan 19, 2017 3:33:00 PM

The Flexographic printing process offers businesses many benefits, not the least of which is significant cost savings when doing medium to large print runs. However a modern flexo press equally it also has the ability to handle short, medium and high output levels, this printing process can accomplish small or large jobs be that in single colour or in multiple colours.

How does a flexographic printing machine accomplish such a high level of quality so cost-effectively and in such a short amount of time? It can do so because of the following robust, high-performance components.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

How To Reduce Downtime With A Narrow Web Printing Machine

Posted by David lee on Jan 12, 2017 11:20:00 AM

Today’s narrow web printing machines are at the centre of the printing industry, offering many options for customisation. There are many ways to reduce downtime with these machines, by using the right technology, the right consumables, and by optimising your print process.

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Topics: Narrow Web Printing

Flexographic Printing & The Future Of Label Printing Technology

Posted by David lee on Jan 6, 2017 3:40:00 PM

Flexo-printing technology continues to be a economical, productive & reliable means of printing labels and other packaging products, despite its competition with other printing technologies.  It is more popular than ever, with global sales increases being seen in 72% of the available flexo printing equipment and converting models, according to the US-based Flexographic Technical Association (FTA).

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Topics: Future of Print

Why the Competitive Value of the Pound Makes it a Great Time to Buy From UK Manufacturers

Posted by David lee on Nov 30, 2016 11:10:00 AM

If you’ve been considering purchasing new printing equipment for your business from a UK manufacturer, the low value of the pound is great news. There’s no better time than now to place your order. Our wide range of market-leading printing equipment are on offer for the same rates as earlier in the year. When coupled with the lower value of the pound against the US dollar, this means that you can get your hands on all of our label printing machinery for nearly 20% less than you would have paid just four months ago.

If you had of invested $100,000 in May 2016 you could have purchased equipment worth £64,000. Today the same capital would be worth £79,000 – a huge increase in value.

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Topics: Future of Print

Food Label Printing Explained

Posted by David lee on Nov 23, 2016 10:10:00 AM

If you’re engaged in the food labelling business, you need to be able to communicate information about your customer’s food so that the consumer can make an informed decision. Regardless of whether the food is loose or vacuum packaged, or sold in a supermarket or online, there are certain requirements which must be met on all food labels.

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Topics: Food Label Printing

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