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FLEXO Magazine : April 2010
74 FLEXO april 2010 www.flexography.org FLEXO Magazine Booth # 717 900 Marconi Ave. Tel: 631-7376020 SPONSOR Fax: 631-737-6813 E-mail: FLEXO@flexography.org URL: www.flexomag.com KEy PErsOnnEL: Bob Moran, publisher; Christian Bonawandt, editor; Jay Kaible, direc- tor of business development. The only technical publication that is 100 percent flexo 100 percent of the time! FLEXO delivers critical information from today ’s most prominent names in flexographic print- ing/converting technology. It is the defini- tive source for tips, tricks of the trade, and updates on the latest advancements in all levels of tech in all market segments. With FLEXOLive!, you get breaking news—Bytes on Business—direct to your mailbox every month. And for the environmentally conscien- tious reader, there is Sustainable FLEXO, the quarterly Web-only supplement for all things flexo and sustainable. Flexo Wash LLC Booth # 812 11860 Capital Way Louisville, KY 40299 Tel: 888-493-5396 SPONSOR Fax: 888-543-5396 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.flexowash.com KEy PErsOnnEL: Michael D. Potter, Jan Bendixen, Ryan Potter. Flexo Wash is the “ world leader in flexo and converter cleaning technology.” Equip- ment is provided for anilox and gravure cyl- inders, demounted plates and plate sleeves, removable press parts, rotary screens and many other custom made applications. All equipment is user-friendly and most all operate with our “touch screen” automated technology. In the competitive environment of the package printing industry, printers and converters need to take advantage of every opportunity or tool which will help them gain a cost effective edge over their competition. See our ad on page 94. Flexographic Technical Association Booth # 717 900 Marconi Ave. Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-7212 Tel: 631-737-6020 SPONSOR Fax: 631-737-6813 E-mail: email@example.com URL: www.flexography.org | www.ftastore.com KEy PErsOnnEL: Mark Cisternino, presi- dent; Jay Kaible, director of business develop- ment; Joe Tuccitto, education director. Maximize efficiency, boost productivity, give your plant a true competitive advantage. How? Stop by our booth to learn more about FFTA’s newest initiatives, including the FIRST Operator Certification Program. Discover how you can begin your journey, whether it be a press, prepress or implementation spe- cialist certification. While you’re there, take a virtual tour of the TEST Virtual Campus, the industry ’s single, most comprehensive web- based educational platform designed to help you achieve all of your learning and develop- ment goals. Choose from a wide range of courses focused on improving your technical expertise of the flexographic print process to enhancing your knowledge of Environment, Health and Safety regulations to even im- proving your Microsoft skills. And don’t forget to connect with FTA staff members to learn about FTA’s prestigious awards competi- tions, its upcoming educational seminars, the FIRST 4.0 book, your member benefits -and learn how you can become a more active member and have your voice and opinions heard. Our members make the difference and we’d like to meet you! Flexotechnica S.p.A. / North American Cerutti Booth # 624 15800 W. Overland Dr. New Berlin, WI 53151 Tel: 262-827-8500 Fax: 920-499-2291 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: www.flexotecnica.it KEy PErsOnnEL: Tom Jacques, sales man- ager; John Melotik, project manager; Claudio Bisogni, CEO. Flexotecnica’s latest generation of press, the FX series, features improved value including new energy-efficient drying, and integrated wash-up system and the optional WiPC (Wireless Press Control) system. The high productivity of Flexotecnica presses is the result of their operator-friendly design, with robust, quick-change deck design and carbon fiber mandrels for increased stiffness. Flexo- tecnica’s new pipeless doctor blade design also leads the industry with simple, tool-free operation. Get the Edge with Flexotecnica! Flint Group - Packaging Inks Booth # 322 14909 N. Beck Rd. Plymouth, MI 48170 Tel: 734-781-4600 SPONSOR URL: www.flintgrp.com KEy PErsOnnEL: Susan Kuchta, VP and GM; Wayne Long, western sales director; Sandy Feldman, eastern sales director. Flint Group’s Packaging Ink division pro- vides a complete product portfolio of inks and coatings for flexographic, gravure and sheet- fed packaging applications. This broad range of products meets the requirements of all film, paper and board packaging applications. Flint Group has a global reach, supported by a network of world-class facilities. A motivated team continually provides market-leading innovative products with outstanding local technical support; ensuring that Flint Group Packaging division offers the competitive edge printers need to deliver proven, superior and economical solutions demanded by today ’s brand owners and consumers. Flint Group Flexographic Products Booth # 322 2401 Whitehall Park Dr., Ste. 100 Charlotte, NC 28273 Tel: 704-504-2626 URL: www.flintgrp.com KEy PErsOnnEL: Terri Stewart, marketing manager; Dan Rosen, sales director, printing plates, North America; Bill Bower, sales direc- tor, sleeves North America Flint Group Flexographic Products will showcase the outstanding line of nyloflex® photopolymer printing plates, including the nyloflex® FAB, a UV-resistant plate with increased flexibility for package printing and the rotec® Hybrid Sleeve, a thin walled sleeve produced with new state-of-the-art Optimizing Plate Performance Putting People FIRST ForumQ&A FTA & Social Media february2010 f li pTh i s Issueforafu ll fo ru m brochure What Do the Stars Hold For Packaging? Stars Hold For Stars Hold For Industry Forecasts Talent &Training Safety 101 JANUARY2010FlipThis I ssue f o r aFullFo r umB r ochu r eEB I nks : Lay i ngDownAddedVa l ue Sustainability Study ZahnCupBasics A nilox Sleeves MARCH2010 Flip Th is IssueforaFull ForumBrochure Efficiency through Technology. Who would have dreamed you could be so productive? Here at Comexi we develop tomorrow’s technology today and put it at your service. Innovative solutions that enhance your ability to achieve the man-machine symbiosis that delivers the greatest efficiency. Innovation is much more than simply a concept: it means understanding the future and developing solutions to problems that may soon be affecting our customers. Comexi stays ahead of the pack to demonstrate that precisely. Our FI and FW ranges of flexographic presses bring together the best innovations in technology, print quality, performance, reliability and ease of maintenance. In addition, this is accom- plished in an environmentally-friendly way, saving energy and keeping waste to a minimum, all in one, to bring you a competitive advantage in facing the future. Comexi is ready for the future, now! Join us and stand out from the competition. Ready for the future COMEXI North America, Inc. 142 Doty Circle, West Springfield, MA 01089 Tel. 413 789 3800 Fax 413 821 9988 Toll Free 866 594 3800 Email email@example.com www.comexinorthamerica.com FLXApril10_mech.indd 74 4/11/10 11:11 PM
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