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Breaking Down An In-Line Printing Press

 

With a wide range of substrate materials & sizes, as well as a plethora of different applications, different styles and types of printing presses exist to serve the wide-ranging flexographic printing industry. 

Of all the press types, the most...

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...

Flexo Chronicles: Anthology of Flexo Printing | Part 2 of 2

Modern-day flexography has come a long way since its invention some 130 years ago. From the invention of the first rotary press using rubber plates to print to the commercialization of UV pigments in the 1990s, this two-part series covers the...

Flexo Chronicles: Anthology of Flexo Printing | Part 1 of 2

Flexographic printing has exploded in popularity over the past two decades, with roughly 60% of the entire packaging industry utilizing flexography in the construction of their packaging. 

Benefits of Choosing Elastomer Blends vs Photopolymers

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

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. 

Image Carrier Technical Support Services

With flexographic printing being a niche portion of the printing industry, finding technical support when a printing defect arises can be challenging. Should you reach out to the press manufacturer, image carrier service, or maybe even a former...

Flexo 101: 4 Approaches to Combat Misregistration in Printing

Even the most sophisticated and advanced print shops sometimes experience defects in their prints. And misregistration in printing can affect even the most skilled press shops.  

Understanding the Uses and Benefits of Halftone (Stochastic) Screening

Would it surprise you to know that the colors you see on some of the most popular consumer goods are actually just a “trick of the eye”?

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