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Best Practices: Care and Maintenance of Doctor Blades and Chambers
April 17, 2017 at 3:06 pm

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.

Enhanced Color Matching Techniques for Direct-to-Corrugated Printing
February 23, 2017 at 12:04 pm

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.

Adding Finishing to the Digital Equation
January 20, 2017 at 1:44 pm

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.

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.