Flexo Concepts

Mark Andy Print Products Offers New Doctor Blades
August 23, 2013

The new supplies division of Mark Andy, Mark Andy Print Products, has added TruPoint Orange doctor blades to its product offering. The blades will be showcased at PRINT 13 and CPP Expo in Chicago.

Harper's Next Stop on SMART Tour
April 26, 2013

After a successful event in March at Mark Andy, the 2013 Harper SMART Roadshow continues at Central Peidmont Community College. The Charlotte, NC, stop will be co-hosted with Bobst and will provide participants with valuable insight regarding the flexographic industry's leading products and services.

Featured Products - March 2013
March 1, 2013

Featured Products for the flexographic, narrow-web and package printing industries, including TRESU and Flexo Concepts.

Featured Products - October 2012
October 1, 2012

Featured Products for the flexographic, narrow-web and package printing industries, including Harper Corporation of America, All Printing Resources, Pamarco Global Graphics, Flexo Concepts and Apex.

Flexo Concepts’ Anilox Roll Analysis Service
August 27, 2010

PLYMOUTH, Mass.—Flexo Concepts has introduced an anilox roll analysis service under the name ReNew™ MicroCheck to help printers measure cell volume and gauge the condition of their rolls without removing them from the press.

Flexo Concepts Moves to Larger Facility
June 4, 2010

PLYMOUTH, Mass.—Consistent growth over the past several years has led Flexo Concepts to relocate its manufacturing operation and corporate offices to a larger facility in Plymouth, Mass. The new building provides 30 percent more space and consolidates all aspects of production under one roof.

Flexo Concepts Partners with J. M. Heaford to Open U.K. MicroClean Demo Center
February 29, 2008

PLYMOUTH, Mass.—Flexo Concepts, manufacturers of MicroClean™ dry media anilox cleaning systems and TruPoint™ plastic and composite doctor blades, has teamed with J. M. Heaford, Ltd. to open a MicroClean™ demonstration center in Altrincham, England. Printers from the U.K. and Europe are invited to visit this location for a demonstration of the equipment or to have an anilox roll test-cleaned before purchasing a unit. Paul Reeve, sales manager at J. M. Heaford, a local MicroClean™ distributor, has seen a positive response to the dry media cleaning system in his market. “The majority of printers in the U.K. recognize the benefits of automated cleaning and are

Flexo Concepts Launches MicroClean™ Anilox Roll Cleaning Service
January 16, 2008

PLYMOUTH, Mass.—Flexo Concepts, manufacturers of dry MicroClean™ dry media anilox cleaning systems and TruPoint™ plastic and composite doctor blades, announced the official launch of its MicroClean Anilox Roll Cleaning Service. The service is available to flexographic and offset printers who wish to clean their anilox rolls off-press to maintain uptime without investing in the cleaning equipment. To use the service, rolls are sent to Flexo Concepts’ Plymouth, Mass. headquarters where they are deep-cleaned using the company’s MicroClean™ anilox cleaning equipment. The clean rolls are then returned to the customer within several days to be placed back into inventory for future use. As part of

Clean as a Whistle
June 1, 2007

It’s a job that Mr. Clean probably wouldn’t take on, but somebody’s got to do it! Cleaning anilox rolls on a regular basis is part of every printer’s routine—a critical requirement for reliable flexographic printing. Even though anilox roll cleaning is a common requirement in flexo printing, problems still abound due to misapplication or lack of knowledge. To get an idea of some real-world problems (and solutions) in the industry, packagePRINTING contacted a number of companies that provide anilox roll cleaning solutions to see how they solved specific customer problems. They supplied the ­following examples. Clogged up Bill Poulson, northeast technical graphic advisor

What’s Your Game Plan?
February 1, 2007

Anything in excess is never a good thing. Just like overdoing it by stuffing down that last bite of pie or filling your home with unnecessary material indulgences, printers can also overdo it with an excess amount of ink. Fortunately, this is where doctoring systems come in to save the day, and the printed material. But, like any piece of printing equipment, these systems are not problem-free. That is why converters need to be armed with the knowledge and skills necessary to make sure doctoring systems run properly and efficiently. Happy medium A doctoring blade can only do its job of wiping away excess