Industry News

Exceptional Results in First Commercial Use of New Plate Technology

WILMINGTON, DE—DuPont Packaging Graphics recently received the results of its first commercial trial of a new DuPont Cyrel flexographic plate technology designed to deliver greater quality, productivity and sustainability to the package printing industry. The new Cyrel Performance Plates provided Ultra Flex, a global leader in innovative flexible packaging solutions for consumer packaged goods companies […]

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First U.S. Patent for APEX North America

DONORA, PA—Genetic Transfer Technology (GTT), Apex Group of Companies’ groundbreaking successor to traditional closed-cell anilox printing, received a major boost with the news that it has been granted its first U.S. Patent. The unique printing technology, first launched in Europe in 2008, has consolidated its position among progressive printers in North America since its initial […]

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Autumn Graphics Selects Kodak System to Expand U.S. Operation

ROCHESTER, NY—As one of the earliest users of KODAK FLEXCEL NX Plate technology, Autumn Graphics has leveraged the unique capabilities of the system to expand its customer base and grow into new services. Autumn Graphics installed its first FLEXCEL NX System in London, Ontario, in 2008 and added a FLEXCEL NX Wide System in 2010. […]

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King Is Harper Corporation’s Narrow Web National Sales Manager

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is happy to announce that Robbie King has accepted the position of narrow web national sales manager. King has accrued 33 years of experience in the printing and packaging industry; after starting his career in 1980, he has held several positions that have allowed him to […]

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Flint Group to Host Shrink Sleeve Seminar

PLYMOUTH, MN—Flint Group Packaging and Narrow Web will host an AWA sponsored seminar at its Center for Technical Excellence on June 11, 2013. This workshop, titled,” Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies,” is designed to provide an all-round essential briefing along with workshop activities presented by Flint Group and Esko. This will be a […]

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Ligum North America Opens State-of-The-Art Production Facility

KENOSHA, WI– Ligum North America LLC has opened its modern manufacturing facility for elastomer covered sleeves to serve the North American market. The facility will focus on elastomer covered sleeves for the constantly expanding laser-ready sleeve demand of the flexographic, gravure and converting industries. “We are pleased to have this state-of-the-art manufacturing process for future […]

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DuPont Packaging Graphics Delivers Flat Top Dot Solution to ALC

WILMINGTON, DE—DuPont Packaging Graphics has installed a third DuPont Cyrel DigiFlow flexographic printing system at the ALC Group, a major trade shop in the mid-western United States. The advanced flat top dot, UV main exposure flexo system is designed to meet the demand for better ink transfer and increased color saturation. “Printing technologies that enable […]

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Dixie Graphics Plans Summer Debut for Asahi TOP – “Pinning Top Dot” Flexographic Solvent Plate Technology

NASHVILLE, TN—Dixie Graphics (DG), a pre-media provider of graphics and color management, platemaking, and creative solutions for the commercial print industry, is set to debut its latest plate technology – Asahi TOP – ‘Pinning Top Dot’ solvent plate material, in July 2013. Announcement came at FTA’s INFO*FLEX. DG continues press trials after initial testing as […]

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Tavara Named President of Sun Chemical Latin America

PARSIPPANY, NJ—Fernando Tavara has been named president of Sun Chemical Latin America. In this role, Tavara will be responsible for all of Sun Chemical’s Central and South American and Caribbean ink business. Tavara brings 30 years of experience and knowledge to the position and most recently worked as the vice president of sales at Sun […]

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APR, Esko Offer Expanded Color Gamut Seminar

BLOOMINGDALE, IL—All Printing Resources, Inc. (APR) and Esko will jointly present an informative industry seminar focused on the trending topic of expanded color gamut (ECG). The seminar is open to all industry professionals, and will be held on June 1h at the Hilton Indian Lakes Hotel. “Expanded gamut has increased from less than 1 percent […]

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