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The Label Printing Blog

My Flexo-Press Is Faulty: Where To Look For Spare Parts?

Posted by David Lee on Nov 13, 2018 12:06:00 PM

A printing press is an important investment. It’s not a time for false economy, and nor is it a time for settling for something that’s not a perfect match for your needs.

Whatever press type you have we would recommend you always purchase original parts or seek approved technical support. This might not be possible if you have imported a machine or it is an older model no longer in production or supported.

At Focus Labels, we take a very pragmatic approach to a client’s relationship with their flexo-press. We’re engineers who have designed, built, and maintained our machines, and who are committed to keeping them in excellent working order.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

Focus Label Are Sponsors Of The FlexoTech Awards

Posted by James Thomas on Nov 6, 2018 1:25:00 PM

We are happy to announce that we are the proud sponsors of the 2018 FlexoTech International Print & Innovations Award. The FlexoTech Awards highlights the great advancements made in flexo by recognising the best work in the industry from across the world.

Venue: The Royal Lancaster London , 10th October 2018

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Topics: Events

Last Bros – Case Study

Posted by James Thomas on Oct 29, 2018 4:44:48 PM

The d-Flex Hi-Q was installed and commissioned by Focus Label in January 2018 after a lengthy process of sourcing the correct digital press to take Last Bros forward for the next chapter in their 70-year history.

The press, which was configured for future growth with 2 flexo stations and CMYK UV inkjet, using the latest KM1800i heads through partner Industrial Inkjet, offers full finishing in-line so the production can be modelled to suit their varying products and applications.

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Topics: Case Studies

Should You Invest In A Used Flexo Printing Machine?

Posted by David Lee on Oct 25, 2018 3:23:18 PM


You may have come across our Flexo Label Printing Machines and wondered whether the costs could be justified by the benefits it would bring to your business. Maybe you’re currently printing on Digital Inkjet machines and struggling to compete with prices from companies producing large print runs at a lower cost, or you might have a used flexo label printing machine and be wondering if it’s worth the cost to upgrade.

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Topics: flexo printing, Flexographic Printing

How To Remain Competitive In A Mature Market

Posted by David Lee on Oct 19, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Running any business involves making decisions and taking advantage of opportunities that will allow you to stay ahead of the competition. In today’s world, globalisation has led to stiff competition not just among businesses in the same geographical area but from different parts of the world. The same developments have been witnessed in the printing machine manufacturing industry.

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Topics: how to

How To Reduce Your Flexo Press Lifetime Repair Bill

Posted by David Lee on Oct 18, 2018 10:43:50 AM

A printing press requires regular maintenance in order to keep it operating in tip-top shape. Keeping your printing press well maintained doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. By following a few simple guidelines you can minimise your lifetime flexo printing press repair bill and keep it operating at maximum efficiency.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

How Flexo Press Operator Training Can Boost Productivity, Cut Downtime & Save Money

Posted by David Lee on Oct 1, 2018 3:56:54 PM

Your flexo press is an important investment for your company. Making sure that the team who operates your printing press understands exactly how to operate the machine and unlock its full potential will ensure you reap maximum rewards from your investment.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

SERCOYSE SL – Press Release

Posted by David Lee on Jul 2, 2018 10:29:29 AM

Focus Label Machinery Ltd are pleased to announce a new partnership for Spain (Peninsula, the Balearic and Canary Islands), with SERCOYSE SL as the newest agent in their portfolio.

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Topics: Focus Label News, Press Release

The 9 Main Advantages Of The Flexo Print Process

Posted by David Lee on May 10, 2018 12:56:47 PM

When used for medium & long print runs, the advantages of flexography far outweigh any minor disadvantages, thus making it the best printing technology for long-term return on investment.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

Why Buy A New Fabric Printing Machine Over A Used One?

Posted by David Lee on May 2, 2018 4:35:15 PM

Textile label printing presses have adopted new and greatly more efficient technologies in the recent past, especially in the areas of print automation and ease of operation. The result is that the second hand market has become flooded with used and refurbished machines that were state of the art 10 years ago but are now inefficient and outdated. However, they still function as fabric printing machines and may present an attractive proposition and alternative to the more significant investment involved in acquiring a new machine.

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Topics: Fabric Printing