Consumables-General - Plates
Among the highlights for Miraclon at Labelexpo Europe was the European launch of its next-generation KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution, an aqueous solution that delivers consistent, high-performing flexo plates in a high volume, low maintenance environment.
Xeikon Prepress will debut a new integrated prepress solution for digital flexo plates at Labelexpo Europe 2019. The new solution builds on the success of ThermoFlexX digital imagers and Woodpecker Nano screening technology, and the mutual expertise of Xeikon Prepress and Flint Group's Flexographic Division.
Agfa Graphics has announced that it will be closing its 250,000-sq.-ft. offset printing plate manufacturing facility in Branchburg, N.J., by the end of this year in order to optimize its global production capacity and supply chain efficiencies. The plant closure will impact 125 workers.
Mark Andy Print Products, a pressroom consumables provider, and DuPont Advanced Printing co-sponsored a booth at Labelexpo Americas 2018, showcasing advanced platemaking and processing equipment coupled with best-in-class plate mounting.
Kodak's new FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution is an aqueous solution that provides consistent, high-performing flexo plates in a high-volume, low-maintenance environment and can deliver a press-ready plate in less than an hour.
Flint Group will be introducing flexographic printing products at Labelexpo Americas and highlighting its entire portfolio. New products include the nyloflex XVH Digital plate and the nyloprint WF SHARP film based plate for the high-end label market.
Kodak has announced it has begun the process of selling its Flexographic Packaging Division. The division produces and markets the FLEXCEL NX system of flexographic imaging equipment, printing plates, consumables and related services.
MacDermid Graphics Solutions has been selected to receive a 2018 InterTech Award for Anti-Fluting Plate Technology. Since 1978, the InterTech Technology Awards have honored technologies predicted to shape the future of print and graphics communications.
MacDermid has introduced the commercial launch of LUX ITP MELO for the corrugated print market. The photopolymer sheet plate is designed for low to medium post print corrugated board.