FlexiBase HDP = Next Generation of Solvent Dispersions for Packaging

PLYMOUTH, MN—FlexiBase HDP is the next generation of high definition bases for process printing. This patent pending, award winning, set of bases allows flexo printers to come closer than ever to gravure print quality, providing sharp and crisp print results. This line of ink bases is specifically designed for surface and reverse coated flexographic printing […]

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Dixie Graphics Makes Strategic Moves, Eyes New Opportunities

NASHVILLE, TN—Dixie Graphics, a leading provider of pre-media services for the printing and packaging industry, has restructured to better serve customers in existing and future growth markets. Pat Meadows, president of DG, announced the changes effective immediately, including the appointment of Matt Williams as executive vice president. Williams, formerly VP business development, will oversee the […]

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Sun Chemical Invests $5 Million in State-of-The-Art Prepress And Plate Manufacturing Facilities

CONCORD, CA—Sun Chemical reinforced its commitment to printers and brand owners operating in the narrow web tag and label (NWTL), wide web, folding carton, and corrugated markets, with the upcoming opening of its new flexographic printing plate manufacturing facility. A $5 million investment designed to provide the highest quality packaging graphics through the latest in […]

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Comexi Introduces New Laser Technology to Proslit Lines

GIRONA, Spain—Comexi Group has introduced its patent pending CingularLaser technology to slitting and rewinding equipment from its Comexi Proslit range. With this new laser technology, in-line processes where laser systems are used will be performed far more efficiently. Common in-line laser processes include micro and macro perforations for the transmission of carbon dioxide in packaging […]

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U.S. Order for MPS EXL-Packaging Press

DIDAM, The Netherlands—MPS announced the order of a packaging press by Grupo Phoenix. The sale process was led by Denny McGee, president of MPS America. Grupo Phoenix ordered an MPS EXL-Packaging full servo UV Flexo press. The press will be installed in the company’s Arizona location, and will be dedicated to the production of aluminum […]

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Corrugated Synergies International Welcomes Cordes Porcher

RENTON, WA—Cordes Porcher has joined Corrugated Synergies International. He brings over 25 years of experience as a leading process and graphics specialist in advanced flexographic printing, in both preprint and postprint disciplines. His roles at CSI will include the continued successful work in flexographic printing to the corrugated industry and to be intimately involved in […]

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FTA Congratulates Two Members That Are Among Most Recent SGP Certified

July 1, 2013—The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) congratulates members Starflex Packaging of Pointe-Aux-Trembles, QC, Canada and The Robinette Company of Bristol, TN for being among the two of the most recent facilities to become certified as Sustainable Green Printers (SGP) by the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership. An active member of FTA for seven years, Starflex […]

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FTA Invites Early Entries for Excellence in Flexography Awards: Sweetens Pot With Apple iPad Mini Giveaway

Each Entry Submitted Before Sept. 13 Increases The Chances of Winning an Apple iPad mini July 1, 2013—Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) is actively soliciting entries for its 2014 Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition. Effective immediately, each entry submitted into the packaging, printing and converting industry’s most prestigious print competition will automatically be entered into a […]

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FTA’s Top-Selling Resources Now Available From The Amazon Kindle Store

FIRST 4.0,  All-New Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0 Available in eBook June 24, 2013—For the first time ever, Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the world’s leading professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic printing process today announced that its Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances (FIRST) 4.0 book and the all new, completely updated Flexography: Principles & […]

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Mitcham Appointed CEO, Yupo Corporation America

CHESAPEAKE, VA—Yupo Corporation America announced a change in leadership. Paul Mitcham has been appointed president and chief Executive officer. Masakuni Fukutome, who Mitcham succeeds, is returning to headquarters in Japan as general manager/Administration Division. Mitcham is now responsible for directing Yupo Corporation’s strategic growth initiatives. According to the company, by the end of this year […]

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