Consumables-General - Plates

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.

MacDermid to Highlight its Latest Plate Technology at Labelexpo
September 7, 2016 at 9:57 am

MacDermid will be featuring its latest plate technology at Labelexpo Americas. Products on display include the LUX ITP M, which is the latest product from the LUX Technology Platform, and the LAVA NW thermal plate processing system.

CRON-ECRM's New Products Draw Attention at drupa
July 12, 2016 at 8:16 am

CRON-ECRM enjoyed substantial traffic and positive feedback at drupa 2016. The CRON Flexo HDI-900 flexographic platesetter was among the highlights, demonstrating its ability to image at resolutions up to 9,600 dpi.

TRESU Launches New Digital Flexo Plate Cutter
July 5, 2016 at 9:41 am

The new TRESU iCut plate cutter, which debuted at drupa 2016, provides a fast, straightforward means of imaging flexo plates for the post-print spot coating of digitally printed folding cartons.

Best Practices: Proper Plate Practices
June 15, 2016 at 9:10 am

Better ink transfer, tighter registration and a longer lifespan can be achieved through proper cleaning and maintenance of flexo plates.