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On the Mississippi: FTA Forum and Infoflex

24 June 2019

The Flexographic Technical Association’s Forum and Infoflex event once again provided the US flexo community with high quality conference sessions combined with plenty of networking…

Finding the right cure

5 June 2019

UV curing dominates narrow web flexo printing, while there are different options on the market, what is the flexo market choosing for its cure?

A cut above

5 June 2019

Accurately slicing adhesive or extremely thin substrates at high speed is an engineering nightmare.

Label&Print show springs back

20 March 2019

With high quality speakers, 300 industry suppliers and a record-breaking 6922 visitors, Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print had a triumphant return to Birmingham’s NEC.

Closing the loop

11 March 2019

Adding automation to a press not only improves the overall productivity but reassures customers of the output quality.

Water, water, everywhere

8 March 2019

Michal Lodej examines how concerns about sustainability are driving brands towards water-based inks.

Make the polluter pay

6 March 2019

The new resources and waste strategy published by DEFRA shows that cost of meeting packaging recycling targets will be paid for by packaging producers.

ICE Europe 2019

5 March 2019

ICE Europe and CCE International will be a showcase of how the industry is addressing the challenges it faces.

Artwork to press

20 February 2019

All workflow software can take artwork in and output press-ready files but they all offer their own approach.

Unsung Heroes

19 February 2019

While many different parts of the flexographic printing process may vie for the title of leading role, there are also many others which play a…

Fantastic plastic

11 February 2019

As the packaging industry becomes more and more crowded, some film producers are pulling out all the stops to create plastic packaging that can be…

Teamwork makes the dream work

4 February 2019

Michal Lodej looks at how reprographic companies can help printers out of sticky situations, beyond selling plates.