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How to Print on Plastic Film Substrates With Flexo Printing

The printing business uses many different substrates -- some better than others.

 Popular substrates today include rigid vinyl PVC, polypropylene and / or BOPP,  and polyester (PET). The advantage of these plastic substrates over traditional ones is...

6 Practical Uses for Wide Web Flexo Printing

Wide web flexo printing is a popular choice when you’re looking for speed. Additionally, many printers opt to print wide web when they are printing on a large substrate or have an otherwise unconventional application.

We wanted to take a closer look...

Ensuring Safety & Success with Medical Industry Packaging and Labeling

The argument could be made that there are more requirements for medical industry packaging and labeling than any other industry. You have to meet the FDA's requirements for physical packaging, of course, but you also need to be clear and concise...

Defining Wide Web Flexo Printing

The Must-Have Sustainable Printing Equipment Guide

 

As the term suggests, a sustainable printing process seeks to promote environmental conservation on a broad spectrum. It not only employs eco-friendly production processes; it also raises the stakes higher by adopting sustainable packaging...

Flexo Printing Sleeves and Thermal Contraction & Expansion

As we all know, there are many variables in play when we turn on our flexo printing press. Are our air mandrels aligned? Does our ink have the right surface tension? But, one variable you might not have checked is the temperature.  

Oil Based vs Water Based Flexo Inks: Optimize Your Materials

Selecting ink for your flexographic printing projects isn't a decision to make without consideration. Additionally, ink selection should not be made considering cost alone. 

The ink you choose should be selected based on a variety of factors, such...

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...

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...

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 (VOC)...

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