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FLEXO Magazine : September 2012
OEC Graphics is the exclusive provider of the Polymount Plate Cleaner, engineered specifically for cleaning flexo plates. Whether it is solvent, water or UV, the exclusive Polywash detergent and precision delicate brushes restores plates to a like new condition every time. No more scrubbing off those fine highlight dots. The Plate Cleaner treats them with care. Unlike other cleaning machines, plates emerge dry and ready to store. The multidirectional design offers great efficiency and ease of use. The Plate Cleaner extends the life of your investment while streamlining your pressroom operations. LISTEN. CREATE. DELIVER. • One-Person, Touch Button Operation – Self Contained • Emerges Clean, Dry and Ready to Store • Safe for the Finest HD Highlight Dots TAKE YOUR PLATES TO THE HIGHEST LEVEL Let OEC Graphics... Let OEC Graphics... HD-ITR Flat Top Dot Seamless Sleeves High Definition Flexo Technical Partnerships Wisconsin . Chicago . California . Atlanta SEE THE PLATE CLEANER IN ACTION... call Dave Garnache at 630.901.1738 or Jan Willem Boers 770.683.2629 oecgraphics.com Partially washed using the OEC Plate Cleaner. Anilox Roll Cleaning Systems (Booth #1116) provides ink and coating roller-cleaning services using baking soda. The firm cleans gravure, embossing, anilox and chrome cylinders at its facility, or a customer’s plant on-press or off-press. The firm restores cell volume to the manufacturer’s original BCM, avoiding costly down time and re-engraving costs. ARC International (Booth #2830), will display its Hypersonic Hybrid Premium Laser engraving technology, which includes the 70-degree HV Extended Cell pattern with an expanded volume range. In addition to anilox rollers, ARC will display its full line of converting products: single and dual durometer feed rollers, anti-slip feed rollers, wiper rollers, print and impression cylinders. For the corrugator, glue, meter, pressure and knife roller surfaces will also be highlighted. Bobst (Booth #2900) is a leading worldwide supplier of equipment and services to packaging manufacturers. Its solutions for the corrugated industry include high-speed rotary and platen diecutters, flexo folder-gluers, specialty folder- gluers, litho laminators and material handling equipment. Bobst Group maintains a global network of regionally located customer support, parts and training services. Brookfield Engineering, (Booth # 2402), a leader in viscosity measurement and control, will exhibit the new AST-UNO viscosity control system for inks, adhesives, varnish and coating applications. The AST has no moving parts and provides consistent quality product with little to no operator intervention. The system makes viscosity control easier and more affordable. Color Resolutions International (Booth #3000) supplies some of the finest formulations of inks and coatings from its state-of- the-art laboratories. Firms benefit from CRI’s in-depth printing know-how and ability to work at the point of application to help achieve maximum color and efficiency with every pressrun. CRI excels at assisting printers who are trying to move to a higher level of printing by combining formulation expertise with consulting services. Eaglewood Technologies, LLC (Booth #1116), makers of the Sani-BlastTM System, will display and demonstrate the SBS-101-IP In Press Anilox Roll Cleaning System, an environmentally safe method of on-press roll cleaning. Esko (Booth #3320) offers integrated solutions for packaging and sign/display. Esko’s software provides artwork creation, structural design, pre-production, workflow automation, and online collaboration. Esko’s Digital Flexo Suite for Corrugated is a software and hardware solution providing complete, automated flexo plate production, including CDI computer-to-plate imagers. Flint Group (Booth #3100) offers the highest quality inks for all applications, cutting mats, printing plates, platemaking materials, and sleeves. When partnering with Flint Group, customers gain access to leading edge products and specialists to help achieve their goals. Pamarco Global Graphics (Booth #1848) Learn more about the company ’s engraving technology, EFloTM, which boasts an improved cell profile that produces consistent ink coverage and reduces ink spitting as well as cell plugging, and DuroFlexTM Gold rubber rolls, the latest in rubber roll technology. OEC Graphics (Booth #3513) is a leading expert in flexographic prepress and platemaking. OEC supports everything from concept to art, one-color line to seven-color extended gamut, short run corrugated, finishing, digital mock- ups to mounted plates and press-side support. This year, 2012, marks OEC’s 100th anniversary of serving the printing and packaging industry. The firm serves all of North America from five locations: Oshkosh and Appleton, WI; Chicago, IL; Union City, CA and Atlanta, GA. Sun Chemical (Booth #2322) will introduce plate and ink technologies that help create innovative and impactful packaging that jumps off the shelf and improves customer sustainability initiatives without an expensive investment in new equipment. These products include SunGraphics® High- Definition Plate Technology, SunLite In-Position Plates, and Sun Chemical’s SunVisto® Advantage® line of water-based inks. n 80 FLEXO september 2012 www.flexography.org