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Structural Packaging Definition and How It Applies To Flexo

Yes, product packaging is meant to protect the product, but it does so much more than that. Today, good packaging serves as a marketing tool, helping certain products stand out on the store shelf and attract customers.

Trends in Pharmaceutical Packaging for 2021

Pharmaceutical packaging represents a $70 billion global market and is on the upswing at a continuous average growth rate (CAGR) of about 6% year-over-year. Unlike other packaging segments, medicine is something that's always going to be in high...

Best Practices for Printing on Tissue and Non-Woven Materials

When it comes to printing on tissue and non-woven materials, manufacturers are always looking to push the envelope on increasing efficiency and print quality. 

Printing on non-woven fabric and tissue paper is very different from printing on other...

Advantages of Flexo Prepress Solutions

We all want our design ideas to move flawlessly from our computers to the printers and, finally, into our waiting hands. However, it’s not always that streamlined. 

Coordinating between graphic designers, color management specialists, and print...

What's the Key to Better Ink Surface Tension & Ink Bonding?

 

If you’re in the flexographic printing industry, you know better than anyone that in order to get the perfect print there are hundreds of moving parts to align, test, and measure.

These considerations are only increasing with the development of...

4 Sustainable Inks For Printing With Flexo

Flexo printers often awake in a cold sweat from nightmares of inky horrors. Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but ink-related problems can really keep flexo printers up at night. Planning volatile organic compound capture, testing viscosity and...

10 Common Causes of Print Misregistration in Flexographic Printing

We've all had that moment when we're painting, tracing, or gluing something and in our intense concentration, our hand slips, marring our precious work. 

That's what print misregistration is like. To get the best possible print, the alignment of...

Flexo Printing Sustainable Packaging Strategies: Beyond ‘Going Green’

Nowadays there’s a lot of conversation around “going green.” Like many other industries, flexo printing is transitioning toward a more environmentally friendly future. 

Top 4 List of Sustainable Packaging Materials for Flexo Printing

Flexographic, or flexo, printing is among the most popular package printing methods, especially for medium-to-long print runs. But with so many consumers choosing to do business with brands that incorporate eco-friendly strategies into their...

Elastomer Sleeves vs Photopolymer Plates for Flexo Printing

When thinking about the various components involved in making a final flexo printed product, one of the most important elements to thoroughly consider is your image carrier selection.

After all, when your image carrier is not optimized for your...

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