Daetwyler Swisstec – Doctor blades for flexo and gravure applications

The doctor blades of the Goldstar range for flexo printing are provided with a very hard base coating (Source: Daetwyler Swisstec)
As a manufacturer of high quality consumables for the printing industry, Daetwyler Swisstec develops and produces high-precision and coated doctor blades for application in gravure and flexo printing. These products are said to meet the highest quality standards and offer respective benefits for clients worldwide. Daetwyler Shanghai, a subsidiary of Daetwyler Group in China, together…

Applied Laser Engineering – Harmony for engraving applications

The Harmony 500 watt laser system operates in CW and pulsed modes, implying that metals, ceramics and polymeric can all be engraved with one laser (Source: ALE)
Applied Laser Engineering (ALE) designs and manufactures a range of laser engraving and scanning systems. Its engraving systems utilise state of the art laser technology for engraving, texturing, imaging and micromachining the surface of cylindrical printing formes that are used in a variety of printing, embossing or texturing applications. Though all current ALE machines engrave onto…

Apex – Flexo and corrugated solutions at Scanpack

At ScanPack, Apex is launching flexo and corrugated solutions and also presents the Bellissima DMS Screening, developed by Hamillroad Software (Source: Apex)
THE NETHERLANDS • The manufacturer of anilox and metering roll solutions and exclusive distributor of the Bellissima DMS Screening, developed by Hamillroad Software, is launching some flexo and corrugated solutions at ScanPack, taking place 23-26 October in Göteborg, Sweden (Stand B01:B03).

Mark Andy – P9E Performance Series press for flexible package printing

The new Performance Series P9E press is specifically designed for high-quality flexible packaging production (Source: Mark Andy)
USA • The new Performance Series P9E press is specifically designed for high-quality flexible packaging production. Available in web widths up to 26 inch (660 mm), the flexo press is engineered as the ideal solution to print film, shrink sleeves, flexible packaging and foil lidding.

Flexo Concepts – Celebrating 30 years as doctor blade supplier

On the occasion of the 30th anniversary, Flexo Concepts treated its local business partners to a cruise on historic Plymouth Harbor (Source: Flexo Concepts)
USA • In Plymouth, the town that will soon commemorate the arrival of the Pilgrim Fathers 400 years ago, the company recently celebrated three decades of success as a global doctor blade manufacturer. Flexo Concepts treated its local business partners to a tour of its manufacturing facility followed by a sunset cruise on historic Plymouth Harbor…

Screening technology for expanded colour gamut printing 

A narrow web sample, printed at MPS in Holland. The sample uses Bellissima DMS, Apex GTT anilox, MacDermid Graphics Solutions' LUX ITP 60 plates. The sample includes a panel of perfectly smooth screen tint builds to simulate spot colours (Source: Hamillroad)
Andy Cave Whatever name you know it by – fixed palette, Expanded Colour Gamut (ECG), extended process, N-colour, or something else – the objective is the same: To simulate spot colours using screen tint builds of four or more colours to provide more choice to brand owners while increasing production throughput and reducing costs. The…