Consumables-General - Plates
The seventh annual thINK users conference of Canon production inkjet equipment didn't miss a beat in terms of its winning formula.
A new photopolymer plate production line will double MacDermid’s current production capacity and will feature state-of-the-art technology all integrated within a single control system. Additionally, energy-efficient features within the line will help to reduce MacDermid’s per unit greenhouse gas emissions.
At the recent SinoFlex event, which was held in Shanghai from July 14-16, Asahi unveiled its new AWP CleanFlat FlatTop out-of-the-box water-washable flexo plate with CleanPrint technology.
The Flexo Xperience Center is a partnership between MacDermid and SOMA and is an expansion of their initial plans to install a SOMA Optima2 printing press at MacDermid’s facility in Atlanta.
A year after the KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution went into production at Dion Label Printing, John Dion has a very positive verdict on the solvent- and VOC-free flexo plate making solution.
Philadelphia-based Lincage Imaging Systems, a packaging pre-press and flexographic platemaking specialist, has become the first company in the U.S. to receive best in class certification under the XPS Crystal Program from Esko.
Renovations at the Windmöller & Hölscher Technology Center have been completed, including moving their in-house prepress technology – a KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution from Miraclon – to a brand-new plate room.
As the market moves towards more sustainable substrates, XSYS is introducing the nyloflex FTM Digital plate, which enables printers to use water-based inks on coated and uncoated paper for aseptic food packaging and corrugated preprint liner.
Miraclon has announced the appointments of Dr. Reid Chesterfield as chief technology and innovation officer and Dr. Zaki Ali as chief technology advisor to the CEO, affirming the company’s commitment to innovation and expanding the executive leadership of the Technology and Innovation organization.
All Printing Resources has installed a Fujifilm Flenex FW water-wash plate system at McCracken Label in Chicago. Flenex FW is a water-washable flexo plate that provides the highest print quality and productivity.