Consumables-General - Plates
In a move that “brings together what belongs together,” the Flint Group Flexographic and Xeikon Prepress divisions have joined forces to form XSYS, a new division within Flint Group. With this restructuring, Flint Group stated it is now better positioned to offer tailor-made prepress solutions to its customers.
Indianapolis-based PRP has become the first graphics business in North America to invest in Optics 100v2, the new fastest single head plate imager from Esko. The Optics 100v2 delivers a 25% increase in productivity for corrugated plate imagers.
The technology-focused center features end-to-end Esko solutions for packaging prepress and printing, from its CDI Crystal XPS 4835 imager and exposure unit to the Kongsberg X24 Edge for plate cutting.
OEC Graphics added two KODAK FLEXCEL NX Systems from Miraclon to its portfolio; one at its site in Vancouver and the other in Chicago, for a total of four across its facilities. The new equipment will enable OEC Graphics to continue expanding its innovative solutions and keep up with growing customer demand.
SightCall integrates with MacDermid’s Salesforce platform and is a state-of-the-art, interactive tool for virtual communication between customers and technicians.
MacDermid Graphics Solutions has become the first flexographic plate manufacturer to partner with Digimarc. Through the newly established partnership, Digimarc's traceability technology will be further expanded into the flexographic printing market.
Flint Group has introduced the ThermoFlexX Catena+, a fully-automated plate processing line consisting of multiple equipment modules.
Broadcasting live from Belgium, Xeikon hosted a news conference on Wednesday and revealed details on its entry into the corrugated segment, along with its new products for digital label printing and flexographic platemaking.
MacDermid Graphics Solutions has announced the appointment of Brad Wills to the position of senior VP and GM. Wills previously spent 26 years with Schawk, SGK, and Matthews companies in a variety of positions on a global level.
The sale of the Sun Chemical North American Inks Flexographic Plates Division will give Colmar, Pa.-based PlateCrafters, a prepress provider, various assets, including HD plates with flat-top dot and Microcell technology, and sustainable SunLite in-position plates.