Maintaining Your Flexo Press for Proper Care and Maintenance

The importance of proper preventive maintenance and care cannot be overstated when it comes to maximizing the usefulness and lifespan of your flexographic printing machinery and equipment. Proper care, maintenance, and storage procedures will ensure that your flexo equipment will provide high-quality, defect-free products for many years. It is important …

Types Of Packaging Die Cutting Machines

Die cutting industries machines are used in many different industries to perform a variety of cutting, forming, and shaping different materials and substrates. Die-cutting machines are used in the packaging industry to cut and shape various types of corrugated and cardboard. Manual Versus Automatic Die Cutting Machines There are different …

Custom Packaging with Die Cut and Windowing

Companies today can design their packaging with just about as many possibilities as their imagination will allow. Custom die-cutting allows for unique package designs, and custom window patching allows brands to showcase their products to customers with see-through windows to entice purchasing decisions. Die-cutting and window patching accentuate products with …

Troubleshooting Flexo Printing on Corrugated Substrates

Prior to the advent of using flexographic printing on corrugated substrates, the process was fraught with challenges due to a delicate material that could easily be crushed during the printing process. Printing on corrugated was limited to low-resolution inks applied lightly and simple graphics. Flexo Printing on Corrugated Flexographic printing …

Flexo Printing Failures on Flexible Packaging

Flexographic printing is the method of choice for many printers and converters, offering speed and flexibility to print on a wide range of substrates. Achieving high print quality requires special considerations for each type of substrate, whether printing on corrugated, film, flexible packaging, or other materials. Troubleshooting Flexible Packaging Printing …

Corrugated Packaging Printing: Direct or Pre-Print?

Corrugated packaging is the most common method to package products and provides durability with protection during shipping and storage. Printing on corrugated has evolved over the years with advanced printing technologies that address prior challenges. Printers in years past had to settle for low-resolution inks when printing on a spongy …

How To Choose In-Line or Off-Line Web Finishing

Printers and converters often wonder what the best course of production is when evaluating inline vs. offline finishing. The answer is dependent on the parameters, priorities, and goals of the job. Assessing Your Finishing Job Parameters and Priorities Production printers must ask themselves what the primary goals of the job …