Jim Heffer

HATFIELD, Pa.—Jeff Paduano recently acquired Anilox Roll Cleaning Systems (A.R.C.S.) from previous owner Jim Heffer. A.R.C.S., established in 1988, pioneered the use of baking soda as a safe and effective way for cleaning Anilox Rolls. Jeff attributes A.R.C.S.’s continued success to providing their long-time clients with a unique cleaning methodology that provides consistent and effective results. A.R.C.S.’s client base is both diverse, serving converters in each segment of the marketplace, and extremely loyal. “We have many clients that have been with us since the very beginning, and that means a lot and we think is the best testament to what we do here,” said

Quality and damage control for higher line screens demands renewed attention to anilox roll cleaning practices and methods. By Susan Friedman Oven cleaner just won't cut it. When it comes to anilox roll cleaning, package printers are having to muster some heavier duty enthusiasm...and exercise care. "Before higher line screens, cleaning didn't have to be as thorough because anilox rolls didn't provide the quality they provide now," says Torben Rasmussen, president, Flexo Wash. Anilox roll prices have doubled right along with line screens, and now the concern is preventing these rolls, which have thinner cell walls, from being damaged, he adds. Converters continue to

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