Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) named Nuova GIDUES’s Digital Flexo Excellence technology the winner of its 2015 Technical Innovation Award in the Heavy Metal category. The award was presented at FTA’s Annual Awards Banquet, held in conjunction with the Association’s Annual Forum in Nashville, TN. Accepting the award before an audience of hundreds of package printing and converting professionals, was Federico D’Annunzio, CEO of Nuova GIDUE S.r.L.
The strength behind Digital Flexo Excellence is the utilization of the best aspects of flexo and digital. It’s aim to optimize the flexo print process is accomplished by a design that automates common, time intensive and operator dependent press tasks, which results in higher productivity, lowered costs, greater production flexibility, consistent quality and ease of operation. Additional benefits brought about by the technology are:
- Setup waste of less than 33-ft. (10-m.)
- Setup time of less than 1 minute
- Consistent quality
- A largely digitized workflow and less reliance on operators
- A more easily predictable cost/profit model for each job
- Multi substrate handling
- Lowered operating costs
- Improved sustainability
Read more in FLEXO Magazine’s May 2015 Annual Awards issue.