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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...

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. 

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