Though they are often overlooked in the flexographic and gravure printing processes, doctor blades are essential to high-quality print results. Experts in doctor blades and chambers shared their insights on how to care for and maintain these important tools in flexo and gravure printing.
Conventional and LED-UV curing each offer their own distinct advantages, giving converters a lot to explore when making a decision.
Technological advances have yielded drastic improvement in color matching precision, regardless of the substrate. This uptick in quality assurance, coupled with the better known benefits of printing POP displays directly on corrugated — most notably, significant cost-savings and greater speed to market — has helped Sutherland Packaging, turn many potential customers into actual ones.
The benefits of digital printing are becoming well-established in the industry. But, without the proper finishing processes in place for digitally produced output, converters may find that those digital advantages are being sacrificed.
With a high level of scrutiny placed on food safety regulations and compliance standards, package printers and brand owners are taking measures to ensure their food packaging is up to par.