Flexo Market News
September 24, 2012
Is the Cost of Compressed Air and Maintenance
Turning Your Bargain Double Diaphragm Pump
DDP) Into a Money Pit?
Looking only at the cost to
purchase a pump could be a costly mistake in the long run.
Over time, the cost to operate it becomes much more
important when you include maintenance, repair and
energy — especially compressed air.
Take the Peristaltic Payback Challenge!
our word for it — check your own numbers. Contact
Graymills at 1-877-INKPUMP to request a Peristaltic
Payback worksheet to do your own analysis of costs
Fast press turnaround is a bonus along with lower
lifetime cost using Graymills peristaltics
head/tube changes are accomplished in seconds — without
tools. Simply pull the lock-pin, remove the used head and
replace with another head already loaded with a clean tube.
Done! It’s that simple and fast.
International Award Winning
Quick-Change Peristaltic Ink Pump with Dual Heads.
Electric control varies flow rate and direction —
pump to/from decks.
Say goodbye to DDP maintenance,
air valve replacement parts and
expensive compressors when
using peristaltic pumps.
NORTH LINCOLN AVE CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60613-3594
rics from a small, low-tech die supplier in a fledgling
industry into a global, full-service supplier of a broad
portfolio of products designed around converter
Lee was also singled out for his passion and dedica-
tion in getting the industry to work together to de-
velop and spread the use of pressure sensitive labels
The Label Industry Award for Continuous Innova-
was won by Stork Prints from the Netherlands.
The Label Industry Award for New Innovation
was presented to Advanced Vision Technology (AVT)
for its SpectraLab, a new add-on module to the AVT
Baumgarten Grafica Ltd scooped the Converter
Award for Sustainability/Environmental Responsibili-
ty, sponsored by Flint Group.
Avery Dennison took the Green Award in recogni-
tion of its company-wide drive to make its products
and manufacturing process more environmentally
Pressure Sensitive Tape Council To Present
New Educational Session At ICE USA 2013
The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) will
present a special educational course for converting
industry professionals at ICE USA 2013 in Orlando,
April 9-11, 2013. They will join AIMCAL, CEMA and
TAPPI Place as additional industry associations partic-
ipating in the ICE USA Conference Program.
We are delighted to welcome PSTC to the confer-
ence program as pressure sensitive tapes play such a
critical role in the converting process,” said Bob
Chiricosta, Show Director of ICE USA. “Their special
session created for ICE USA will help converters bet-
ter understand the many uses and benefits of PSA
Pressure sensitive tapes are used in a wide variety of
applications, from single- and double-coated splicing
tapes used for overlap, butt, flying, and zero speed
splicing applications, as well as core starting, roll tab-
bing and securing, friction reduction, web traction
and tension control, plate mounting for flexo and ro-
tary presses, security seals or re-closable seals, screen
printing, finishing, die cutting, and hot stamping to all
manner of packaging and masking applications.
Chiricosta added PSCT is now part of the overall
ICE USA 2013 comprehensive Conference Program
that will begin on April 8 and include several sessions
offered by AIMCAL, CEMA and TAPPI Place.
For more information about ICE USA or registration
for the PSTC course, visit
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