Flexographic Printing Blog

Hybrid Printing Systems: What Are They, & Are They Right for You?

As we note in many of our posts, today’s flexible packaging does more than protect products. It’s also one of the best ways to market products and brands. 

5 Ways to Improve Flexo Packaging Printing Speeds

You already know how important operational efficiency is, especially when it comes to optimizing your high-speed flexo press. The faster you can print, the more orders you can fulfill and the faster your customers can get their products on store...

The Future of Flexo: 2020 Flexographic Printing Trends

2019 was a great year for flexographic printing, and despite the unexpected changes, 2020 is also looking to be a successful year for flexo. 

Elastomer Blend Sleeves Eliminate Plate Issues In Flexo Printing

Looking to stop the excess costs from issues like plate lift, mounting problems, or ink incompatibility when printing? Try an elastomer blend sleeve for your flexographic printing needs.

Sustainable Packaging Design Guide for Newcomers

You've likely seen news coverage of plastic floating on the surface of the world's oceans. Experts predict that there will be more plastic than fish in the seas by the year 2050. 

Flexo Printing Defects: ‘Skip Out’ a Matter of Poor Ink Transfer

Is your substrate coming off the press with prints that are either too light or entirely missing in sections? That’s what we in the business call skip out, very common among flexo printing defects.

Beginner's Guide to Flexo Printing Ink Transfer

Flexographic printing is designed for printing text and graphics onto a range of substrates, such as paper, laminates, film, and foils. It’s one of the most popular printing methods, especially if your project requires the highest quality prints...

4 Frozen Product Packaging Design Considerations

As you may already know, frozen food packaging requirements are quite different from that of non-perishables. 

At-a-Glance: Control Technique Guidelines for Flexible Package Printing

Flexible packaging is everywhere, from snack wrappers to health products. Flexible packaging printers need to streamline their processes to maximize output, but they also have to maintain environmental standards for volatile organic compound...

4 Ways Direct Laser Engraving Aids Flexo Printing Quality & Efficiency

You likely recall the flexo printing evolution through the years in response to pressures from economy and demand. As industries produced more, they required more packaging and more stylistic choices. And as they’ve required more packaging,...

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