Consumables-General - Plates

A Litte Care Goes a Long Way in Flexo Plate Maintenance
October 18, 2017 at 4:05 pm

Flexo plates have a tough job, whirring around on a print cylinder, covered in ink and repeatedly transferring an image to a substrate. But to make sure these plates can withstand the high-impact nature of printing, they require delicate care and maintenance.

InterTech Awards Offer Glimpse of Industry's Future
August 1, 2017 at 9:48 am

The InterTech Technology Awards, presented annually by the Printing Industries of America, honor the latest printing technologies that are poised to have a lasting impact on the industry moving forward. This year's winners provided a look at the key technologies impacting packaging's future.

Five FTA Best of Show Winners Used Plates Produced By Esko CDI Imagers
June 6, 2017 at 10:18 am

Esko has announced that five of the six best of show winners in the 2017 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards were printed using plates produced on Esko CDI digital flexo imagers. More than 70% of all awards were submitted by companies who are customers of Esko CDIs and/or software.

Kodak Breaks Ground on Flexo Manufacturing Facility Expansion
April 20, 2017 at 4:04 pm

Kodak hosted customers and community leaders at an April 20 groundbreaking ceremony in Weatherford, Okla., to celebrate the expansion of its manufacturing facility in the area. The expansion will accommodate a new flexo plate line for the production of KODAK FLEXCEL NX plates.

Esko Readies Its Next-Generation Platemaking
April 3, 2017 at 11:56 am

Esko is keeping its promises to bring flexographic platemaking to new levels of quality, consistency and to dramatically simplify the platemaking operation. The first users of Esko's latest flexo platemaking products have reported positive printing and performance results.

Mark-Maker Co. Adds ThermoFlexX 80 S Imager
March 21, 2017 at 11:45 am

Mark-Maker Company, which serves the web and sheetfed packaging industry, has added a ThermoFlexX 80 S imager. The state-of-the-art capabilities of the system and Flint Group's acquisition of Xeikon helped to steer the company's decision.

Sun Chemical to Highlight Eco-Friendly Inks at INFO*FLEX
March 20, 2017 at 12:43 pm

During FTA INFO*FLEX 2017, Sun Chemical will introduce a new portfolio of eco-friendly inks and showcase how its coatings, inks and HD plate technology can produce packaging that pops off the shelf while enhancing pressroom efficiency.