Consumables-General - Plates
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 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 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.
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.
DuPont Advanced Printing showcased its newest equipment offering, the Cyrel FAST 2000TD and DuPont Cyrel EASY flexographic printing plate technology, at Labelexpo in Rosemont, Ill.
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.
EskoWorld, held in June in ChampionsGate, Fla., borrowed the drupa 2016 theme of 'Packaging Simplified.' More than 600 people attended the event.
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.
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.