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31.03.2016 0

Test proves Asahi's efficiency

Asahi conducted the test under controlled conditions to validate the impact of their polymer. A single-colour test form was developed that incorporated both vignettes fading to zero and solid coverage. The image was produced using a conventional solvent plate and a Pinning Technology plate on a CI flexo press set to standard printing condition. The same equipment was used for both plates (anilox, tape, ink). The substrate used was OPP film and both tests used a conventional NC solvent-based ink.

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10.03.2016 0

UK printer achieves higher quality after investment

Asahi Photoproducts reports that its customer, FFP Packaging is raising the bar on flexible packaging printing with its Platinum Print platform, powered by Asahi. The company specializes in high quality flexographic printed flexible packaging, heat seal lidding films and films for high temperature or oven use. FFP, with its work force of 140 talented employees, prides itself on continuously innovating to add value to the work it does to set it apart in the marketplace.

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28.01.2016 0

Migrating from gravure to flexo

Asahi Photoproducts reported that TCL Packaging Limited of Telford in the UK, in partnership with Daventry-based Creation Reprographics, credits Asahi Photoproducts AWP flexo plates in part with its ability to make significant progress toward its goal of migrating gravure production to flexography for food and non-food flexible packaging. TCL promotes itself as a supplier of perfectly printed packaging films and operates out of a 70,000 square foot facility with 55 employees.

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07.01.2016 0

About the benefits of fixed colour palette printing

With brand owner and retailer focus continuing to be placed on cost reduction and improved efficiency, all eyes are on the potential that fixed colour palette printing brings and what it can deliver for the large brands. But it’s not as simple as many might think. Many large flexible packaging companies promote the idea, but very few are actually delivering the solution effectively on a large scale.



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