Welcome to our new blog about everything flexography. We hope you’ll find all kinds of useful information here on the business of flexographic printing and its application to labeling, packaging, and corrugated, as well as content about our staff, technology and services. Our blog features a combination of original and contributed posts from some of the
Learn more about the Printron P.A.A.T Committee! What does P.A.A.T. stand for? The short answer is: Printron Appreciation and Acknowledgement Team. The committee was formed in 2003, and like most things around here, has evolved and grown over time. Originally it was formed to recognize employee milestone work anniversaries. Since then it has become much
When checking ink, always check the pH first!
Congrats to the CorrPak Winners! Corrugated Week 2018 which is run by TAPPI with the support of the AICC, took place in September in Indianapolis and with over 1300 attendees, was an amazing success. The program included 180 exhibitors, inspiring keynote speakers and the much anticipated CorrPak competition. Learn more here: http://corrugatedweek.org/ The CorrPak competition
Fundamental Thoughts Remaining a competitive flexographic printer requires balancing tomorrow’s promise with today’s potential. “This is where many of our customers and others in the industry find themselves in 2018” according to Printron Executive Vice President Jack Fulton, a 40 year veteran and recognized industry expert. According to Jack, the flexographic printing industry is at
A dramatic improvement in flexographic printing plates. Printron’s proprietary Quantum Digital FMD Sheet Photopolymer plates take the Flat Memory Dot (FMD) process to the next step. It features a compressible foam cushion between the plate material and substrate that allows the plate to conform to the flutes and further reduce print gain. The compressible foam
Winning, Connecting and Educating The Direct Print Corrugated Industry Once a year the Flexographic Technical Association https://www.flexography.org/ brings together leaders in the flexographic printing industry to share ideas, learn from experts and advance the package printing industry. This year’s INFOFLEX2018 was held May 6-8th at the Indiana Convention Center and did not disappoint. Here are
Direct print corrugated industry manufacturers attending FTA INFOFLEX 2018: This one-of-a-kind session is for you! Printron Vice President Jack Fulton and Geoff Roznak color/tech manager at Great Northern Corp. co-chaired this session uniquely geared toward the direct print corrugated industry. Why? To address the biggest issues and trends facing the industry today. According to Jack: “Box
What does our G7 Master Certification mean in a world of ISO, Mil-Spec and Six Sigma programs? For the printing industry, it represents the pinnacle of consistency and performance. In recent years, Printron has become one of an elite group of pre-press specialists to achieve all levels of G7 Certification–and all to your benefit.
G7 sounds a little like an international economic summit. In flexography it represents the highest level of certification you can achieve for color management. At Printron you’ll meet one of the world’s most renowned color experts in Bill Weber. Not content to be one of a few hundred IDEAlliance G7 Expert certified color analysts in the
Here is a critically important summation of a Webinar given by Colleen Larkin Twomey of Cal Poly State University and Bas Opdenkelder, a graphic consultant at Stanpac Inc. This article was written by Ashley Roberts, Production Editor of packagePRINTING magazine. This is the first in a series of posts that explore the unique advantages of