GERMANY • The expanded product range with a further inherent flat top dot flexo plate provides fluting reduction on various corrugated boards from fine to rough flute. The Flint Group claims the nyloflex FTC (Flat Top Dot plate for Corrugated Postprint) digital plate offers increased print quality with sharply defined elements, text and codes. The new…
Flint claims the nyloflex FTC Digital can provide fluting reduction (Source, Flint)
GERMANY • In order to further differentiate between the current and future status of flexo printing formes, whether it be plates or sleeve systems, Flexo & Gravure Global’s editors have asked several suppliers of printing formes and prepress service companies for their opinions. Below are the responses of Eva Freudenthaler, the Flint Group’s vice president marketing…
Eva Freudenthaler, the Flint Group’s vice president marketing and technology, flexographic products (Source, Flint Group)
COLOMBIA • Increased print quality gained from using nyloflex FTF Digital flexographic plates supplied by the Flint Group has enabled Agraf Industrial to win an award from Andigraf. According to Flint, Agraf has worked for years with the tradeshop V&V Interflexo, who introduced the technology to progress Agraf from using high definition with standard digital plates…
Participants in the competition are shown above with their awards. From left to right: Gustavo Ruiz of Agraf Industrial, Erik Oliveros of V&V Interflexo, Vagn Knudsen of Agraf Industrial, and Mauricio Perez from V&V Interflexo, Source: Flint Group
USA • DuPont Advanced Printing announced the launch of the newest addition to the DuPont Cyrel Easy plate platform, DuPont Cyrel Easy EPC, a soft digital plate with a built-in flat top dot developed especially for the postprint corrugated printers.
LUXEMBOURG • Due to the transition to digital imaging in flexo and letterpress plate processing, the number of users and the variety of imaging films suitable for chemical processing has dramatically decreased in recent years.
The LADF film minimises the process tolerances and allows for reliable and repeatable quality in film processing, according to the companies
USA • The FTA Conference awarded Flint Group Flexographic Products the 2016 FTA Technical Innovation Award in the prepress graphics category for its nyloflex FTF digital plate, which allows flat top dots and a micro-textured surface without the need for additional processing steps or digital surface screening, the company said.
LATIN AMERICA • The Flint Group Flexographic Products’ sales team wound down its Latin American roadshow to promote its new flexo printing plate, nyloflex FTF Digital, in December 2015.
Visitors are introduced to the new printing plate nyloflex FTF
TAIWAN • This article, written by Hilson Huang, CEO of Flexotech, will indicate non negative film plate making by direct inkjet image on a photopolymer plate deeply in order to compare with conventional way of plate making and digital plate with black layer coated to make image by means of an expensive laser ablation machine.