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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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2018 Trends In Packaging Film & Paper Printing Equipment

Posted by David Lee on Oct 16, 2017 12:24:59 PM

Major changes are set to take place in the packaging printing industry over the coming few years. Innovation will gain pace for both toner types and the inkjet systems that use them. Competitive digital packaging film printing equipment will be seen offering lucrative features and several advantages to consumers. The overall value of the industry is set to increase even more, and by 2020, the market can be expected to be worth nearly £15 billion per annum. This growth will result from the new generation of features added to both Analogue Flexo presses or digital systems, bringing enhanced automation and greater reliability.

Here is a look at the main packaging printing industry trends that you can expect to see in the near future.

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How To Choose The Best New Flexo Press For 2018

Posted by David Lee on Oct 4, 2017 2:50:00 PM

In the run-up to Christmas and with the summer rush behind them, many printing businesses start giving thought to how to invest their new capital budget for 2018. The last year has seen many changes and emerging trends that are transforming the face of the printing industry. Greater levels of automation, quick Job switch facilities, faster presses and greater cost effectiveness for digital print are just some of the changes that are taking the industry by storm.

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