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The latest news about the flexo and bag converting industries

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    The Expanding Reach of Narrow Web

    Sep 10, 2021 05:00
    Several recent trends have taken shape with flexographic presses, primarily for labels and flexible packaging, that support this. For example, production runs have decreased in length, requiring shorter and more efficient press changeovers, and more producers are looking to incorporate digital print capability in order to expand market presence while capturing a more diverse body of work.
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    How Today’s Flexographic Presses Target Efficiency with Fewer People, Less Waste & Continuous Support

    Sep 01, 2021 05:00
    Every minute that a press isn’t running is money lost. Newer flexographic print technology has made significant strides in making short runs more economical through faster setups and reduced waste. Repeatability has also become a critical component in helping to make a press operator successful in producing high-quality, sellable product.
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    New Pouch Machine Thrives at Associated Labels and Packaging

    Jan 26, 2021 06:00
    Associated Labels and Packaging, a Canadian flexible packaging and printing company, recently purchased an Ares 400-SUP to meet growing demand for smaller runs. Associated Labels’ customers require a range of flexible pouches for convenience stores, retail outlets, grocery stores and box stores throughout North America.
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    Six reasons why embossing is boss

    Jan 13, 2021 06:00
    From toilet paper, ice cream wrappers, yogurt lids and more, embossing plays a big role in end products
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