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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. 

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...

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.

Flexo Printing Defects: ‘Skip Out’ a Matter of Poor Ink Transfer

Is your substrate coming off the press with prints that are either too light or entirely missing in sections? That’s what we in the business call skip out, very common among flexo printing defects.

Beginner's Guide to Flexo Printing Ink Transfer

Flexographic printing is designed for printing text and graphics onto a range of substrates, such as paper, laminates, film, and foils. It’s one of the most popular printing methods, especially if your project requires the highest quality prints...

4 Frozen Product Packaging Design Considerations

As you may already know, frozen food packaging requirements are quite different from that of non-perishables. 

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...

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