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Understanding Common Flexo Print Defects – Part 1

Ghosting                                  by Tim Reece, APR Tech Services Group Over the years, APR has shared many articles that assist in identifying and reacting to print … Continue reading

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Bounce, Gear-marks, & Banding Identify the Cause — Minimize the Cost – Part 3 of 3

  by Tim Reece, APR Tech Services Group The Conclusion In Part 1 of this series, the focus was on correctly defining and identifying print defects. Part 2 dealt with how the actions of support groups and reactions of the press operator can sometimes … Continue reading

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Bounce, Gear Marks, & Banding: Identify the Cause & Minimize the Cost – Part 2 of 3

  by Tim Reece, APR Tech Services Group In Part 1 of this series, the primary focus was on correctly defining and identifying the print defect and how gear-marks can be present regardless of whether your press is gear or servo driven. … Continue reading

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Bounce, Gear Marks, & Banding: Identify the Cause & Minimize the Cost – Part 1

by Tim Reece, APR Tech Services Group   This particular topic is one of the most common problems that continue to plague the flexographer on an on-going basis. It was even hard for me to come up with a simple … Continue reading

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Three Dimensions of Quality in Packaging Graphics

By Mark Mazur, DuPont   Your customers demand perfection, speed, and an affordable cost, but achieving excellence in all three areas can overwhelm even the most experienced printer.  How can your team deliver optimal quality printing services amidst the demands … Continue reading

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Prepress Technology that Improves On-Press Performance

By Wayne Peachey, SGS International  The past 40 years have proven that no new technology can be ignored, and each new development has the ability to be a game changer. “The key is in understanding our customers’ processes and in … Continue reading

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More than Skin Deep: OXY® Clinical

A Case Study by Salmon Creek Media & Marketing Who they are: For more than three decades, OXY®, a Mentholatum brand, has been a leader in acne care. Through the years, they’ve worked hard to provide acne solutions that are … Continue reading

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The Evrollution of EFlo-HD™ Anilox Technology for HD Printing

By Pamarco Global Graphics Flexographic printing has made tremendous technical advances in the last 15 years which has allowed the process to grow to the point where it is now the most popular package printing process in many print segments globally … Continue reading

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What do I do with my “old” cleaning solution?

From What’s the BuZZ? by Sonic Solutions About 2 or 3 times a month, I get a call asking what should be done with old – used – spent cleaning solution. I wish there was an easy answer, but there really … Continue reading

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Demystifying the HD buzz…

By Wayne Peachey, SGS International  Anyone investing in flexographic platemaking technology right now will have a difficult time in comparing products to each other and in justifying ROI (return on investment). Solutions are evolving exponentially, and identifying the “right’”technology that … Continue reading

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