More than 300 Attend FTA’s 2014 Fall Conference to Focus on Innovation, Action and the Future

BOHEMIA, NY – Oct. 28, 2014 –More than 300 flexographers turned out last week for Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 2014 Fall Conference in Minneapolis, MN. There, they went “Beyond the Concept,” to see “Innovation in Action.” Co-chairs PJ Fronczkiewicz of Flint Group Flexographic Products and Bill Malm of Flexo Wash presided over the Oct. 20-22 […]

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Printpack Leading Charge to Durable, Large Format Bags

ATLANTA, GA—Multiwall paper bags have been a staple in the packaging of large bulk dry goods for decades and are certainly an improvement over their predecessor, the burlap sack. However, this format remains riddled with issues including tearing, breakage and infestation, causing limitations on outdoor storage. Brand owners and retailers are losing valuable product due […]

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Demonstration of ColorControl in the Bobst Bielefeld Competence Center

Bobst Bielefeld Demons New ColorControl System at Open House

BIELEFELD, Germany—On Oct. 7 and 8, Bobst Bielefeld held an open house dedicated to the topic of color matching. The great interest in the event—not only among flexo printers but professionals across the whole industry—clearly showed that the topic of color matching continues to be highly important. On the one hand, a consistent standard in […]

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Harper Corporation of America Phoenix Challenge donation

Harper Corporation of America Donates to Phoenix Challenge Foundation

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America is a strong supporter of education, sponsoring and participating in numerous initiatives to raise funds for programs, scholarships and other causes. The company recently donated the funds necessary for the Phoenix Challenge Foundation to purchase a Mark Andy 830 press for installation at a school aiming […]

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Canflexographics to Sell Flexo Concepts’ TruPoint Orange, Doctor Blades in Canada

PLYMOUTH, MA—Flexo Concepts has signed Canflexographics Ltd. as a distributor of its TruPoint doctor blade products in Canada. Canflexographics will have exclusive distribution rights for the new TruPoint Orange doctor blade in the narrow web market. The Ontario based company will also represent the TruPoint line of blades in the local wide web, envelope, and […]

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Flexo Concepts Brad Williams

Brad Williams Joins Flexo Concepts as OEM Account Executive

PLYMOUTH, MA—Flexo Concepts announced today that Brad Williams has joined the company as OEM account executive. “Brad will help drive TruPoint doctor blade revenues through existing and emerging OEM partnerships and major accounts,” said Herb Cole, North America sales manager. His territory will include the central U.S. where he will provide in plant support for […]

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Harper Corporation of America Trevor Schroeder

Trevor Schroeder Joins Harper Corporation of America as West Coast Graphic Advisor

CHARLOTTE, NC—Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America prides itself on having a highly trained and knowledgeable staff to provide exceptional service and innovation. In upholding these high standards, the company is excited to welcome Trevor Schroeder as the West Coast graphic advisor for the Harper GraphicSolutions division. Schroeder will be a strong asset to […]

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Roland DGA VersaUV LEJ-640FT

Roland DGA Launches VersaUV LEG-640FT

IRVINE, CA—Roland DGA has introduced the VersaUV LEJ-640FT UV-LED flatbed printer, capable of printing on substrates up to 6-in. thick and weighing as much as 220 pounds. Featuring a 64-in. (W) by 98-in. (L) bed, the LEJ-640FT flatbed UV printer easily handles popular 4-ft. by 8-ft. sheets. A rigid, all steel frame reduces vibration. Adjustable […]

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Brookfield Engineering Model QB Lab Stand

Brookfield Model QB Lab Stand Now Available

MIDDLEBORO, MA—Brookfield Engineering is making viscosity measurement easier than ever with the new Model QB Quick Action Lab Stand. The spring loaded Model QB simplifies your testing process. With the push of a button, the viscometer glides up and down, allowing for quick positioning, rapid sample change and improved laboratory efficiency. The Model QB is […]

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FTA Releases Newest Edition of Industry Best Seller, FIRST 5.0

BOHEMIA, NY – October 20, 2014 – Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) today announced the release of the newly updated FIRST 5.0 (Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances). With advances in nearly every component of the flexographic printing process, revisions to the industry’s primary reference guide were essential. The extensive update was orchestrated by FTA’s FIRST Committee […]

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