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…
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)
SPAIN • The manufacturer of flexo presses and converting equipment together with Apex, Esko, Sun Chemical, Dupont and Cauchos Puntes joined together in a practical session at the Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre to analyze advantages of expanded gamut versus direct color printing.
THE NETHERLANDS • The manufacturer of anilox and metering roll solutions and exclusive distributor of the Bellissima DMS Screening, developed by Hamillroad Software is prepared for several unprecedented concept launches at Print4All 2018. (Hall 18 Stand F29)
Apex offers a broad variety of anilox and metering roll solutions (Source: Apex)
UK • The prepress company has announced that Cyrel Easy Plates have been approved for use with Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS).
With a glimpse towards the future, Flexo & Gravure Global asked a variety of suppliers to the package printing industries for their thoughts and strategies around the expanding Asian markets. Collectively, each respondent emphasized that their growth strategies revolve around and often hinge upon successfully navigating the changing economics and demographics involved in Asia’s financial…
THE NETHERLANDS • The manufacturer of precision coating and ink transfer technology products has entered into a collaboration with DewaFlex to enhance market support in France and Belgium.
(From left:) Pieter Dewaele (DewaFlex), José Moreira (Apex International area manager France), and Niels Soenen (DewaFlex) (Source: Apex)
UK • Aniken Graphics, a joint venture between UK based prepress software solutions company Hamillroad Software, and anilox roller manufacturer Apex International, approved Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) as a trade shop to supply plates made using Bellissima digitally modulated screening (DMS) to the German label market.
Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) plate making facilities are now approved as trade shops to supply plates made using Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening DMS techniques (Source: Apex International)
THE NETHERLANDS • A supplier of eco-friendly chemicals and anilox roll cleaning services for nearly 30 years, Draychem will help provide a more complete hardware and maintenance supply service to the printing industry in Great Britain claims Apex. Draychem is also now the appointed Apex agent in Ireland for sales of anilox rolls/sleeves and glue sets….
Mike Lines is the managing director of Draychem (Source: Apex)
CANADA • Starting in January 2018, AV Canada will become the Apex North America exclusive partner for sales and support for all Canadian provinces for the anilox market. AV has successfully serviced the Quebec and Eastern Canadian provinces for the last 12 years and has a wealth of technical experience in the anilox marketplace. “AV Canada…
THE NETHERLANDS • Towards the end of 2017, Apex International customers were nominated and 34 were declared award winners for their submissions printed with Apex anilox technology. In the EFTA Benelux, FlexoTech and FlexoStars contests, judges evaluated and judged the finest submissions in flexo printed paper and corrugated board. The 2nd EFTA-Benelux Flexo Awards, a biennial…
Apex International manufactures anilox technology used worldwide (Source: Apex)
GERMANY • The supplier of machinery and systems for production and converting of flexible packaging, has confirmed Apex International to be certified partner of aniloxes for the highly advanced flexo printing presses in the showroom.
Windmöller & Hölscher has confirmed Apex to be certified partner of aniloxes for the highly advanced flexo printing presses in the showroom (Source: Apex)
THE NETHERLANDS • The company has increased its presence in France with a new appointment of Carole Binczyk as sales representative, joining the existing local team of José Moreira and Jean-Pierre Verne.
Carole Binczyk has been appointed sales representative for France (Source: Apex)
BELGIUM • Both companies are bringing together their combined expertise in production processes of anilox roll manufacturing and accurate anilox measurement systems. The recent Labelexpo Europe 2017 event served as the stage to show the kick-start to this collaboration.
Robert de Leest of Apex‘ quality department using the AniCAM Measurement device (Source: Apex)
GERMANY • Apex International is prepared for several concept launches at Hall 11, Booth B26 at drupa 2016. In the flexo market it includes the fixed palette concept (four and seven colour), which includes patented GTT anilox rolls that have been designed to create consistent and controlled laydown.
The company will be participating in live demonstrations at several machine. An up-to-date list will be provided at the Apex stand