Home' FLEXO Magazine : August 2015 Contents 58 Micro Machines
Compact central impression presses deliver enormous performance in a small size.
64 Auto Functions, Simple Interfaces
Built to meet numerous applications. Designed to handle large repeats at high speeds. Equipped
to maintain precise register and deliver quality product—the modern mid web press.
74 Functionality First!
Single, multi process hybrid presses, are configured to take advantage of each process’ strength.
78 Strengthening Guarantee of
Optimized processes and automated machines are proving more and more appealing to narrow
web flexographers intent on taking the guesswork out of package print production.
84 Excellence in Motion
Adare’s Daragh Whelan explains how Nuova GIDUE’s Digital Flexo system has positively affected
his company’s business.
With use cases that bring expanded functionality and lower costs, digital printing is making a case
for its position alongside flexography.
103 All Under One Roof Printing
Adding converting equipment to your operation can increase revenues, pull in new customers and
expand your product offerings.
6 Publisher’s Ink
6 Central Impressions
28 Members & Maneuvers
112 Ad Index
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Off color ink?
anilox? Can be
Swap in a new
one. Press not
needs? That’s a different story.
Because it can’t be discarded like so
many disposables, because it is so
instrumental in the finished product,
because—let’s be honest—these things
ain’t cheap, there is no more important
consideration than a printer’s press.
What can it print? How fast? How
many? There are hundreds of questions.
No single magazine can answer all of
them, but every August, FLEXO pulls
as much information together as it
can in its annual Press Buyer’s Guide.
Whether you’re in the market for a
new unit, want to see what’s available
in 2015 or compare your machine to
modern offerings, you’ll find the answers
inside. As you’ll read in this issue’s other
articles, several FTA members have
recently done business with the press
manufacturers mentioned herein.
AUGUST 2015 VOLUME 40, NO. 8
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