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The Label Printing Blog

How Much Do Flexo Printing Machines Cost?

Posted by David Lee on Mar 20, 2018 3:13:04 PM

It may come as no surprise in our opinion it is best to buy a new Flexo printing machine.  As such will operate for a long time without undergoing a major breakdown as opposed to buying second-hand. But how much do Flexo printing machines cost? High or low? It really does not matter. The right question to ask would be how much value you will derive from the machine, what is my return on investment.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

How Does Flexography Work?

Posted by David Lee on Mar 14, 2018 2:29:18 PM

Flexography is a reliable technology through its continuous development over several decades and beats many other techniques for volume production. Here is more information about it.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

Flexography Advantages & Disadvantages

Posted by David Lee on Mar 8, 2018 10:35:00 AM

When used for medium to long print runs, the advantages of flexography outweigh the disadvantages by far, thus making it the best printing technology for long-term return on investment. Things are less clear when considering Flexo for short run production.

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Topics: Flexographic Printing

Personal Invitation To Visit Focus Label Machinery - 20th & 21st March 2018

Posted by James Thomas on Mar 5, 2018 2:52:02 PM

 

A Personal Invitation to visit Focus Label Machinery & our Manufacturing, Production & Showroom facilities: March 20th & 21st Focus Label Machinery Ltd Bingham Nottingham.

10am – 4pm on the 20th & 21st March 2018

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Topics: Events

Flexo Printing vs. Offset Printing

Posted by David Lee on Feb 23, 2018 11:52:58 AM

Although both methods use wet ink and printing plates, these two printing processes are quite different. Technically, offset printing can refer to any printing technique that uses a printing plate to transfer an image to an intermediate carrier and then onto the printed substrate. Whereas flexo transfers ink from the plate directly to the substrate.

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Topics: flexo printing

CLC (UK) Limited – Case Study

Posted by David Lee on Feb 14, 2018 9:59:42 AM

 

The Below Case Study is taken from the CLC (UK) Ltd New Press Installation article which can be found here - http://www.clc-uk.com/2016/10/14/new-press-installatiom/

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Topics: Case Studies

Label & Print 2018, NEC Birmingham, 28th February - 1st March, Stand K10

Posted by James Thomas on Feb 9, 2018 9:56:24 AM

Focus has partnered with Phoseon Technology for UV LED drying and will be sharing stand K10 together in readiness for an LED installation within the Focus showroom in March.

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Topics: Events

Emerging Trends In The Label Printing Industry Today That You Can't Afford To Not Know!

Posted by James Thomas on Feb 2, 2018 4:25:52 PM

As 2017 draws to a close, what label printing trends are emerging that you should pay attention to over the next 6 to 12 months? What technologies will stick, and what might be forgotten? We have really enjoyed our experience at various print expos this year, where we have had a chance to chat with many of the trendsetters in the label printing business. Let’s take a look at some of the top emerging trends and how they are changing the label printing industry.

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Topics: label printing

Save The Date - Open Invitation To Visit Focus Label Machinery - 20th & 21st March 2018

Posted by James Thomas on Jan 29, 2018 12:59:43 PM

 

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

Focus Label have teamed up with Phoseon Technology UV LED solutions to present the latest in drying systems at our showroom here in Bingham close to Nottingham.

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Topics: Events

What Is The Outlook For Flexographic Printing For The Next 5 Years?

Posted by David Lee on Jan 26, 2018 10:20:12 AM

A lot of ink has been spilt on the future of flexographic printing over the next five years. These speculations range from blog posts and casual tweets to large-scale studies. While researching this blog we came across a 284 page book about the outlook for flexographic printing 2018-23, which is retailing on Amazon for the bargain price of £815(!). So these trends are clearly high-stakes questions in some circles. Click here to purchase the book if you are interested. Or read on for our own thoughts about the way the industry is heading, at no cost at all.

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Topics: Future of Print