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The Label Printing Blog

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become flooded with used and refurbished machines that were state of the art 10 years ago but are now inefficient and outdated.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

We're A Gold Sponsor for Rotometrics European Open Event 2018

Posted by James Thomas on May 1, 2018 12:50:20 PM

Our next European Open Event is scheduled for July 3rd & 4th

Venue : RotoMetrics International Ltd

Location: Walsall Road, Aldridge, West Midlands, WS9 0SW, United Kingdom

Free registration to this amazing event is now OPEN! Contact Neil Lilly via email, neil.lilly@rotometrics.com, to register... Now!

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Topics: Events

A Brief Look At The Flexo Printing Process

Posted by David Lee on Apr 27, 2018 4:17:32 PM

Flexo printing remains a mainstay of the continuous-run print world, regardless of the permanence of lithographic presses and the continued growth of digital printing.

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Topics: flexo printing

What Is The Flexographic Printing Process?

Posted by David Lee on Apr 19, 2018 12:32:46 PM

Flexographic printing is capable of achieving high quality printed images at high production speeds, making it a popular choice in the food packaging, textiles and label printing industries, especially for longer print runs.

Flexographic (Flexo) printing has much in common with other forms of rotary printing, but with added versatility due to the ability to hybridise Flexo presses with new digital technologies to boost productivity and reduce costs.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

What Does The Future Hold For Drying Systems On Narrow Web Flexographic Printing Presses?

Posted by David Lee on Apr 13, 2018 10:20:00 AM

Today’s manufacturing and converting processes have become complex, calling for automation and increased production. The use of computer controls and state-of-the art technology is becoming more evident. In the meantime, the cost of energy, industry’s biggest necessity, has become more expensive, especially for heating and drying. Industry has, therefore demanded that equipment manufacturers provide better and more efficient heating systems.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

What Is A Flexo Printing Press?

Posted by David Lee on Apr 12, 2018 9:02:41 AM

The Flexographic (flexo) printing press is one of the most efficient and consistent printing tools that we have in the market today, for all medium & long run print applications.

Flexo continues to be the most popular of all web-fed technologies that has been deployed throughout the printing industry. A flexo press uses flexible photopolymer printing plates to imprint images across a wide range of surfaces, making it one of the most efficient methods for large volume requirements.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

What Are Flexographic Printing Plates?

Posted by David Lee on Apr 5, 2018 10:01:35 AM

Flexographic printing plates are flexible photopolymer plates, used in flexo printing to transfer ink & images to a flexible substrate, such as paper or film. The printing plates are a critical element of the flexographic printing process and the quality of the printed image is largely dependant on the quality of the flexo plates used.

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