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How UV-LED Inkjet Technology is Increasing Profits for Flexographic Printers – Part 2

By Roland DGA  UV Printers in Action To get a feel for how UV technology is revolutionizing pre-press and proofing, it helps to take a look at some real-world examples.  These companies are currently putting advanced UV-LED printers to work … Continue reading

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How UV-LED Inkjet Technology is Increasing Profits for Flexographic Printers – Part 1

By Roland DGA Having the ability to quickly create a realistic package prototype that impresses a potential client with its detail and accuracy can make all the difference in the world when it comes to winning business in today’s competitive … Continue reading

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Calibrating Eurostampa’s Flexo Methodology to G7® Standards Returns Big Dividends

By Salmon Creek Media & Marketing Since 1966, Eurostampa, an Italian-owned company, has produced high-quality labels for the wines and spirits industry, including major international brands Bacardi, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Jim Beam, Wild Turkey, Skol Vodka, and Kahlua. In 2010, … Continue reading

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Understanding Common Flexo Print Defects – Part 3

  In this article, we revisit an earlier article from 2009, Trouble shooting “Ink Spitting”, originally written by Tim Reece, this version includes updates by Catherine Haynes. UV Ink Spitting While UV inks continue to increase in popularity over water-based and … Continue reading

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Unambiguous Conclusions of the EFlo Extended Cell Shape Performance

Testing the EFlo Extended Cell Shape V1.3 by Wilbert Streetfland, Technology Coating   Introduction Pamarco contacted Technology Coaching (Wilbert Streefland) in 2012 for comparable testing of the EFlo extended cell shape. They wanted the tests carried out by an independent … Continue reading

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Understanding Common Flexo Print Defects – Part 2

Dirty Prints     by Catherine Green, Technical Services Group All Printing Resources Introduction Dirty print is a bothersome printing defect that stems from a wide array of potential causes. From the pressroom to prepress and platemaking, there are many … Continue reading

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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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