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Mark Andy will be showcasing a variety of new products at Labelexpo Europe 2019, including the two digital presses that comprise its Digital Pro line, along with the Digital Series HD hybrid platform, and the company's latest developments in flexographic label printing.
Flexo Wash has unveiled its latest plate washer — the PW 62. With the ability to clean plates up to 24˝, the mid-size plate washing platform can be put to use by narrow-web printers who are making a move into mid-web.
Replacing the former EF lines, MPS's next-generation flexo press technologies, the EFS and EFA, provide increased flexibility and ease of operation. The multi-substrate presses are designed to print labels and flexible packaging on a wide variety of materials.
Labelexpo Europe 2019 will mark the debut at a major international trade fair for Miraclon — the new home of KODAK FLEXCEL Solutions — as an independent company. The event will see the European launch of the KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution, which provides plate makers with another way of producing a KODAK FLEXCEL NX plate.
Label printers with modern narrow-web presses are exploring growth strategies in flexible packaging and shrink sleeves, but companies that want to expand into these emerging segments should be prepared to do some homework.
Stratus Packaging Group was looking for a solution to provide its customers with a competitive edge. It decided on REVO DigiFlexo, which was first brought to the market by BOBST at drupa 2016, and has now transformed the way Status Packaging is managing its labels production.
The new OMET X6.0 is able to achieve perfect register in less than 10 meters when starting a new job. The increasingly digitalized printing process of the OMET X6.0 allows printers to heavily reduce waste of time and material usually needed to start a new job.
The latest achievements in flexographic technology took center stage during the Flexographic Technical Association's annual Forum, which was held May 5-8 in New Orleans. Additionally, the future of flexo and its place in the packaging industry were key themes throughout the event.
The Flexographic Technical Association honored this year's Hall of Fame inductee and its 2019 Award Winners at its Awards Banquet held in conjunction with Forum & INFOFLEX 2019.
OMET Americas will be hosting an upcoming open house with the tagline "When Digital Meets Flexo." The event is taking place May 22 and 23 in Elk Grove Village, Ill. In addition to live equipment demonstrations, OMET will be making an announcement during the event.