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Flexo Printing vs Gravure Printing: Pros and Cons

Commercial printing relies on a variety of technologies to print on different substrates, but two of the more popular techniques are flexographic printing and gravure printing.

What is Narrow Web Flexo Printing?

For small and mid-sized manufacturers, determining the right printing options for your products can be a challenge. A lot of the larger printing companies focus on big printing runs that are simply not an option for smaller companies. 

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 Vs. Offset Printing: Inks, Maintenance, Cost, Convenience

 

Package printing comes in many shapes and sizes. Printers and label makers use four main types of printing processes packaging: flexographic, digital, gravure, and offset.

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. 

Read This Before You Fingerprint a Flexo Printing Press

The biggest concern when it comes to flexo printing equipment is repeatability. Having a high rate of variation between print runs is never good, so taking steps to improve your repeatability should be your utmost priority. 

Sustainable Packaging Design Guide for Newcomers

You've likely seen news coverage of plastic packaging 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. 

Untangling Regulations: Commercial Printing Industry Standards

Commercial printing is a very complex world that involves a lot of attention to detail. A robust in-house printing system has technical requirements and necessary technology in addition to maintenance schedules, and routine system checks for quality...

Pharmaceutical Packaging Design 101: Safety, Sustainability, & More

The pharma sector is one of the most regulated divisions in the entire healthcare industry. Why wouldn't it be, when even the slightest mistake could wreak unrepairable havoc to the end-users? New pharmaceutical packaging trends lean toward customer...

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...

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