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Water-Based Ink Foaming GTT vs. Hexagonal

Over the past couple of decades, flexo printing has become one of the most essential printing technologies in use. 

Reducing the Occurrence of Ink Spitting

What is Ink Spitting?

Achieving Sustainability: Q&A with Sun Chemical’s Dr. Nikola Juhasz

Answers submitted by: Dr. Nikola Juhasz, Global Technical Director of Sustainability, Sun Chemical.

FlexoPlatte Invests in PureFlexo™ Printing from Miraclon to Drive Efficient Flexo

Mexican prepress provider, FlexoPlatte, based in Guadalajara, has invested in PureFlexo Printing from Miraclon to offer its customers the increased productivity and reduced downtime enabled by the technology.

Fujifilm announces commercial availability of Acuity Prime L flatbed printer

The larger bed version of the Acuity Prime is set to increase productivity and ROI for print service providers.

Update on Mercury Regulation for UV Curing Lamps

Governmental and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) establish and routinely update policy and guidelines stipulating

Quality Control Equals Margin Control

How Advanced Inspection Technologies Drive Consistency, Quality and Value

Small Pack Color Communication

In decades past, marketers, brand owners and shoppers extolled the virtues of buying items such as family sized portions of chicken pieces and jumbo-sized flexible packs of steak in bulk.

Fujifilm Announces First Global Beta Site for Its Acuity Ultra Hybrid LED

Echo House in Surbiton, UK will trial the new superwide hybrid press in a global first.

The Path to Sustainable Growth

How to grow your packaging production sustainably: The advantages for you and your customers working for you.

Fujifilm Expands its RxD Inkjet Pigment Dispersions Colour Range

New Orange, Green and Violet colors enable the formulation of inkjet inks for wider colour gamut printing

Major Private Label Food Manufacturer Selects Source Wurx for Print Production Management

Source Wurx’s turnkey design and prepress services will sharply reduce graphics costs, ensure run-to-run color consistency and improve lead times.

Empire Screen Offers Kitting and Fulfillment Options for Manufacturers

Empire’s cutting-edge printing process provides quality and efficiency to meet the demands of promotional events and other applications

Flint Group revolutionises food label and packaging printing with launch of sustainable UV LED Dual Cure ink

Leading global print consumables manufacturer Flint Group reveals strong early success of its UV LED ink range, EkoCure® ANCORA F2 with dual curing capability, following its launch in Europe at the end of 2022.

Lessebo Paper, with Bonnier Books and Livonia Print, launches green paper quality for printing

Lessebo Paper is partnering with Bonnier Books and Livonia Print in launching the paper quality Livonia Zero Offset by Lessebo Paper.

Monadnock Paper Mills Announces Addition of Ultrahide PC 100 Blockout Poster to the Enviroportfolio Line of Poster Substrates

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc. the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the U.S., introduces Ultrahide® PC 100 Blockout Poster.

Orion Sharply Reduces Air Emissions with new Technology at Borger, Texas, Plant

Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC), a global specialty chemicals company, has announced it will sharply reduce air emissions at its Borger, Texas, plant with new control technology.

A Leader in Printing Equipment

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of BW Converting Solutions, specializes in the design, manufacture, and service

Three Ways Water-Based Primers are Advancing Extrusion Coating Trends in the Flexible Packaging Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that people around the world live, work and shop.

Fujifilm Continues to Expand Packaging Team with New Recruits in Italy and Spain

New appointments help boost Fujifilm’s packaging product sales across the two countries

The Versatility of UV Curing

UV curing is a versatile technology that enables inks, coatings, adhesives and extrusions to be set inline, in a small footprint and at high speed while also producing performance properties superior

The “5R” Framework

An Approach Designed to Reduce Packaging Waste

Aztec Label Invests in Fujifilm’s Activ LED UV Curing System

Following recent investments in Fujifilm’s Flenex water-washable flexo plates and Sericol JJ LED UV inks, Aztec Label has now also invested in Fujifilm’s Activ LED UV curing system

The Value of Atmospheric Plasma

Improving Adhesion on Thermally Sensitive Materials, Thick Materials, Embedded Electronics, Foam and Panels from SOFTAL Corona & Plasma

INDCO Handheld Mixers Are Ideal for Portable Mixing Applications

INDCO presents their complete lineup of air powered handheld mixer packages for field operation or mixing applications which require portability. 

The Pros and Cons of Flexo vs. Gravure Printing

Packaging is important in today’s world, as customers expect a certain experience when a product is shipped to their doorstep.

Thinking Inside and Outside the Coating Box

Packaging has evolved over the years to meet the demands of fast-moving consumer goods retailing, facing many masters and being answerable to all.

The “5R” Framework: An Approach Designed to Reduce Packaging Waste

Serious environmental issues and growing climate change concerns are resulting in an increased focus on sustainable packaging.

Quality Control Starts with Prepress

How QC and Prepress Connect to Prevent Press Errors

Bonding Solutions for the Film and Converting Industries

SOFTAL Corona & Plasma produces a full range of powerful, dependable treatment surface systems designed to raise the surface energy and adhesion properties of numerous substrates.

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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