Flexo Market News
February 25, 2013
Eaglewood Technologies / Sani-Blast™
Eaglewood Technologies, LLC is the maker of Sani-Blast™
anilox roll cleaning equipment and is the pioneer is anilox
roll cleaning. We offer cleaning equipment and service for
wide and narrow web rolls and print sleeves using environ-
mentally safe baking soda. Eaglewood’s product line also
includes is Variable Data Printing (VDP) equipment. To
complete the product offering is a line of daily press clean-
Flexotecnica – Get the Edge
Flexotecnica’s patented Safe Sleeve Change® system and
Speedy Clean® auto washup system are designed to give
converters a competitive edge through Flexotecnica’s com-
mitment to research and development. Service and support
for Flexotecnica presses is provided by North American
Cerutti Corporation in New Berlin, WI, with U.S. resident
technicians, an extensive spare parts inventory and an ex-
perienced, dedicated service staff. Visit our web site for
more information.
Flint Group
Flint Group Flexographic Products globally offers an out-
standing product range: nyloflex® and nyloprint® pho-
topolymer printing plates for flexographic, letterpress and
gravure applications along with coating plates for offset
printing, processing equipment, nylosolv® washout sol-
vents, rotec® sleeves, rotec® adapters and the endless
photopolymer nyloflex® ITR sleeves. Product names
marked with ® are registered trademarks of Flint Group
Germany GmbH.
Harper Corporation of America
We’ve made ceramic anilox rolls longer than anyone in the
world and pride ourselves on being the best in the world.
Whether wide web, narrow web, newspaper, or corrugated
markets, Harper continuously strives to bring new flexo-
graphic products and services to the printing industry that
will improve the quality of your graphics.
J I MacWilliam Co., Inc.
Used equipment for flexible packaging, folding carton,
paper, film, foil and non-woven industries. Professional,
knowledgeable service for over 30 years.
Mark Andy, Inc.
Mark Andy, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of narrow
and mid-web printing and converting equipment. The com-
pany has a rich history of delivering solutions to increase
productivity and profitability for the label and packaging
markets. The company supplies leading global brands in-
cluding Comco printing/converting machinery, Mark Andy
printing/ converting machinery and UVTechnology curing
systems and replacement parts. Mark Andy, Inc. is head-
quartered in St. Louis, MO, with sales and distribution of-
fices in France, Switzerland, and the UK.
Flexo Market News
aspects of their positions,” said The Label Printers’ Sus-
tainability Team Leader George Tommasi.“These materi-
als will not only help teachers provide a more enriched
learning environment but they also save the school dis-
trict critical financial resources. We are happy to have
been able to help teachers and students and we look
forward to expanding this program to additional school
districts and offering many open houses in the future.”
In the past, all of this material would have gone to
landfills,” said Sustainability Team Member Gina Ries.
And, even since we began our L.I.F.E. program, they
would have been recycled or gone into the waste to
energy program. But it’s nice that these materials can
be put to an alternate, good use in a classroom.”
Flexo’s Best Packaging
Garners 102 Awards
Judging in Flexographic Technical Association’s
Excellence in Flexography Awards competition
was completed at the beginning of the month and
after 517 entries were evaluated on two scales—de-
gree of difficulty and level of execution—102 pieces
of printed packaging garnered prizes, specifically 35
Gold medals, 34 Silver medals, and 33 Bronze medals.
In addition, seven of the 35 gold-medal-winning works
secured“Best of Show”designations.Results are slated to
be unveiled at a gala awards banquet set for Sunday,
April 28, at FTA’s Annual Forum in San Diego, California.
Following presentation of the honors, the 2013 Excel-
lence in Flexography Awards Gallery will take its place
on the floor of FTA’s INFO*FLEX Exhibition, set for the
San Diego Convention Center,April 29-30.
At the Forum itself, one complete technical session
is being devoted to the Excellence in Flexography
Awards. It is set for Monday, April 29 from 8:00 am -
am. Session Chairs Steve Mullins, Exopack, the
Awards Committee chair, and Mark Coffman, Dixie
Graphics, a committee member, will shed light on the
award-winning work, how it was produced and what
technologies were embraced.
Upcoming TV Show
To Examine Sustainability
The producers behind the In Focus TV show, educa-
tional TV program starring Martin Sheen, have an-
nounced that they will spotlight sustainable
packaging in an upcoming series. This In Focus Mar-
tin Sheen series will look at various ways that compa-
nies save money and help the environment by
reducing the amount of packaging on the goods and
items they produce and sell.
The Label Printers
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