Interview Series: What do UK companies think about printing for food packaging?

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JFM has worked hard to standardise the prepress process and implement ­technology to meet evolving customer needs
In order to address increasing concerns about plastic waste and food safety, several printers and suppliers in the UK and Ireland were asked for their thoughts on what many consider to be a growing crisis. The European Flexographic Industry Association approached its members about this topic and found that innovation is the dominant response to…

Toyobo – The Cosmolight water-washable LAMS plate

The Toyobo Cosmolight water washable flexo plate (Source: Toyobo)
The Toyobo Cosmolight water washable flexo plate supports print shops in stabilizing the production process, while also bringing additional benefits. Processed in water with only a small amount of mild detergent, the plate does not absorb water. Therefore, it does not swell, which keeps the plates stable throughout the entire plate making process by providing…

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…

Lohmann – A multiple winner at the FTA Europe Diamond Awards

With a total of 11 victories in various categories, Lohmann is involved in one third of all prizes at this year's FTA Diamond Award ceremony (Source: Lohmann)
GERMANY • The presentation of the FTA “Europe Diamond Awards” took place during the recent Print4All trade fair in Milan/Italy and honours the best international results in flexo printing. More than 240 participants from the European flexographic printing community participated in this year’s awards in 14 categories.