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20.07.2016 0

Flint appoints new senior manager

Flint Group Flexographic Products appointed Rico Hagedorn as Senior Manager Technical Services Plates.

Since joining Flint Group in 2011, he has been part of the technical service team for printing plates. After his education as a screen printer, Rico Hagedorn studied printing and media technology at the Stuttgart Media University in Stuttgart. Thereafter, he completed his Master of Science in Print and Publishing whilst writing his master thesis at Flint Group Flexographic Products.  

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14.07.2016 0

Cliart Cliches installs Flint nyloflex Next

The Brazilian repro house Cliart Cliches has installed a nyloflex NExT Exposure F III system from Flint. The Sao Paulo based company has specialised on flexo plates, but also produces dry offset and letterpress plates. 

The nyloflex NExT Exposure F III is a mid size exposure unit for processing photopolymer plates up to a maximum size of 1200 x 920 mm (47.2" x 36.2").

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07.07.2016 0

Siegwerk sells web offset business to Flint to focus on flexible packaging

Siegwerk Druckfarben and Flint have completed transfer of Siegwerk’s Heatset & Newsink product lines to Flint Group. This transaction enables Siegwerk to pursue its long-term strategy of focusing on its core business in packaging printing, which is growing globally. Siegwerk sees significant potential in inks and coatings for flexible packaging and labels and therefore is making every effort to further expand its position in this area.  

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19.05.2016 0

Flint acquired US company

Flint Group has acquired American Inks and Coatings. The chemical giant states that this investment is an important part of their global long-range strategy to grow in key segments.

This move enhances Flint's position on the flexible packaging market, as well as on the paper and board packaging market.



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07.04.2016 0

Environmental laws in China pose a chance for flexo

Just recently China has adopted stricter environmental laws, which will also have consequences for the printing industry – especially the huge volume of gravure printing. In Xian Shaanxi Beiren Printing Machinery has organised a conference for more than 600 attendees on „Intelligent and Efficient – Green and Environmental-friendly”.

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