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Behind the Scenes of Flexographic Image Carrier Production

If you've ever wondered how the flexographic printing process works, an important component is the image carrier services. After an image has been provided and edited for the printing process, flexographic printing plates or cylinders are created.

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Photopolymer & Elastomer in Flexo: Pros and Cons

Elastomer blend or photopolymer: Which image carrier material will work best on a flexographic printing job? 

Answer: It depends. It also matters to your bottom line. 

So it’s important to know the difference to determine which applications call for...

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 the economy and demand. As industries produced more, they required more packaging and more stylistic choices. And as they’ve required more packaging,...

Flexo 101 | The 5 Major Types of Printing Presses

Every business regardless of industry, size, or age, invests in product packaging, marketing materials, or a combination of both. As such, the printing industry and the methods and technology fueling it has seen steady growth over the past several...

Benefits of Choosing Elastomer Blends vs Photopolymers

It’s no secret that large-scale printing operations have been popular for centuries. 

Troubleshooting Blister Packaging Print Problems

Flexographic printing can achieve high resolution printing results on blister packaging, but care must be taken not to harm the integrity of the seal so the contents are not compromised by outside elements.

If you're experiencing issues with flexo...

How to Get the Best Prints on Flexible Packaging

It’s no secret that flexible packaging is one of the most common and popular types of product containers. A “flexible package” is any type of packaging that is flexible and can change shape easily. 

Common Foil Embossing Challenges and Defects

As more and more products are launched in the market, marketing teams have put more resources into branding their products. 

Sustainable Printing Methods: Flexo vs. Screen, Gravure, Litho, Offset

As the manufacturing society trends toward more eco-friendly practices, it’s important to consider whether or not you’re using sustainable printing methods. 

How to Choose the Right Flexo Printing Machinery

Purchasing a flexo printing machine is a little like buying a car. You want the right balance of safety, functionality, and quality without breaking the bank. 

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