April 22, 2013
Flexo Market News
New Functional Printing
Show To Be Launched
Messe Düsseldorf, the organizer of drupa, and the
Printing and Printing Equipment Industries Associa-
tion of China (PEIAC) will offer a new dedicated plat-
form for the topic of functional printing.The one-day
Functional Printing China
panying table-top presentations will be held for the
first time on May 16 during the China Print trade fair,
to take place from May 14-16, 2013 in Beijing.
Functional Printing China
will be held
annually and will include an exhibition area starting
Integrated Print Center
Printing Industries of America (PIA) has launched
the Integrated Print Center, or IPC, a site dedicated to
providing the integrated printer with the most essen-
tial data from the printing and graphic communica-
The Integrated Print Center,
is an interactive site created to provide everything
from print and digital solutions to multichannel mar-
keting and business strategies. Sections of the website
include the Learning Center, Prime,Test Drive Tools, In-
tegrated Print Forum (IPF), and Partners.
In Recent CCE
Pamarco Global Graphics recently participated as
an exhibitor at CCE International in Munich from
March 19-21, 2013. Pamarco showcased EFlo
laser engraving technology.
Heat Shrink Sleeve Workshop
Offers ‘On-Site’ Participation
Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Tech-
headed by AWA Alexander Wat-
son Associates, will be held June 11-12, in Plymouth,
Supported by industry participants Accraply, Bonset
America, Esko, Flint Group, and Polysack Flexible
Packaging, the workshop will match theory with
practical, hands-on demonstrations, as well as a ‘cures
and remedies’ discussion between workshop partici-
pants and the experts.
A key feature is the ‘on site’ location of the work-
shop, day one at the Flint Group facility, and the Ac-
craply facility on day two, both of them located in
AGI manufactures, distributes and converts current tech-
nology flexo mounting tapes and backing systems for cor-
rugated plate mounting. Flexstik hard vinyl, FlexSoft,
bi.esse brand, Gold Series Thin tapes for sleeve and Nar-
row web plate mounting. Specialty tapes that cover the
vast thickness range requirements and specific adhesion
systems for all flexo mounting requirements. We provide
technical service and problem solving services for unique
customers & applications.
Advanced Prepress Graphics, Inc.
Flexo Plate making at it’s finest. All format’s available up to
x 80”. Flexo artwork, Flexo films, and Flexo Plates.
Anderson & Vreeland, Inc.
A&V manufactures a complete line of photopolymer plate
processing systems and is a leading distributor of flexo-
graphic platemaking materials. A&V also sells digital imag-
ing systems and software specifically designed for
Comexi Group Industries S.A.U.
The Comexi Group is a leading supplier of quality
flexographic C.I. presses for the flexible packaging industry
worldwide. We also provide solventless laminators,
slitter/rewinders and related peripheral equipment such as
automatic wash-up systems, solvent recovery systems, au-
tomatic roll unloaders, and plate cylinder/sleeve storage
Specialized Doctor Blades for every printing and coating
application, including the One-Step, which eliminates or
greatly reduces UV spitting and the Soft Blade, designed to
significantly reduce score lines. New Stableflex, which
eliminates or greatly reduces chatter. MDC Flexo Consum-
able Products includes end seals, cleaning brushes, pro-
tective roll covers, filter/magnet systems, cylinder repair
kits, FOG ink remover and lint-free rags and more.
Daetwyler provides solutions to improve efficiency and pro-
ductivity from prepress to pressroom.
DuPont Packaging Graphics
DuPont Packaging Graphics is the world’s leading supplier
of flexographic printing systems in digital and conventional
formats; including Cyrel® brand photopolymer plates,
Cyrel® FAST processing equipment, Cyrel® round sleeves,
mounting and finishing products. For more than 35 years,
beginning with Cyrel®, the first photopolymer printing plate,
through to today’s digital workflow revolution, DuPont has
been driving innovation in the Flexo and package printing
industries. The Digital Cyrel® FAST imaging system has
been broadly recognized for its efficiency, productivity, print
performance, and environmental benefits.
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