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Flexo printing requires a great deal of skill – not to mention a good dose of patience. To be more precise, there are (at least) 4 factors all high-quality flexo plates have in common …
It seems the long-standing flexo versus digital printing debate has finally come to an end. Kind of. Instead of fretting over which printing technology is the best, printers have come to accept that the two technologies actually complement each other. More and more printers find themselves investing in both flexo and digital so that they […]
Flexo printing is more popular than ever, rivalling the quality of offset and gravure, and withstanding the competition of digital printing solutions. Its success will continue at least through 2020, according to Smithers Pira, thanks to increasingly innovative technologies as seen at drupa 2016.
Flexo printing involves flexible plates, mounted onto cylinders, with relief images that leave impressions using various kinds of ink on a wide variety of substrates. Flexo printing, or flexography, became wildly popular in the early nineties when the quality of flexo printing presses, flexo plates and inks improved tremendously. Many professional printers today still prefer […]
The flexographic packaging and label printing industry certainly is a thriving one, having resisted the financial crisis and the increasing competition of digital printing solutions for several years now. Smithers Pira predicts that this success will continue at least through 2020, thanks to a number of technical innovations that will help packaging designers and printers […]
Flexible packaging is on the rise. Smithers Pira even estimates that the global market for flexible packaging will have grown 18 percent, to be exact, by 2020. Naturally, this fast growth comes with increasing consumer expectations, which in turn bring along new challenges for the flexographic printing industry. Flexo printers have responded well to these […]
There are numerous methods to print custom labels, but digital printing and flexographic printing are undoubtedly the most popular. Are you having trouble deciding which of these two printing methods best suits your custom labels? Read on and find out!
When flexography made its way to mainstream printing back in 1990, it opened up a whole new world of possibilities for creative packaging design. Designers not only had a wide range of printing substrates (including plastic, cellophane and metallic film) to choose from, but they also had a broad selection of innovative inks at their […]
Flexographic printing has long been the reliable backbone of the label printing industry. Despite increased competition from other print technologies, experts feel that flexographic printing will remain the go-to technology for label printing in the next few years.