Retriever Sports Limited has to have one of the more unusual flexo applications around. Formed in 1978 and based in Slough, UK, the company produces Darts. Yes, that’s the game you may associate with the quintessential British pub. However, you may be surprised to learn that modern Darts, promoted by the PDC (Professional Darts Corporation), attracts millions of spectators and is broadcast by main stream TV and sports channels throughout the World
Posted on 22 August 2018 - read more
Flexo Express Limitada, one of the largest trade-shops in Chile, has now installed a ThermoFlexX 48-S at its flexo plate production facility in Santiago. The company already had a CTP device but felt that imaging quality and productivity could be improved for the benefit of their customers.
Posted on 03 August 2018 - read more
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Posted on 26 June 2018 - read more
Xeikon’s Prepress to highlight digital platemaking flexibility at Labelexpo Americas
Posted on 22 June 2018 - read more
Woodpecker GEN2 Coming Soon..
Posted on 18 June 2018 - read more
Flint Group - Your One-Stop “Pit Stop” at the FTA INFO*FLEX 2018
Posted on 19 April 2018 - read more
ThermoFlexX: Imaging that helps packaging pop
Posted on 12 April 2018 - read more
The ThermoFlexX 30 imaging system is set to feature at Xeikon Café on 20th March 2018. Known internally at Xeikon Pre-Press as “Pandas” these systems share the same advanced optics as larger ThermoFlexX systems.
Posted on 13 March 2018 - read more
Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Inc. acquires new Xeikon ThermoflexX 20 platesetter from Anderson & Vreeland to speed production, improve quality of printing plates, reduce costs, and eliminate time-consuming steps while increasing production capacity.
Posted on 02 February 2018 - read more
The Xeikon Café Exhibition and Conference,
scheduled to take place 20-23 March 2018 in Belgium, will feature a
range of newly introduced components that will make the event even more
relevant, informative and interactive for participants. The 2018 edition
will mark the introduction of an educational Academy with
technology-driven presentations and practical workshop sessions, and an
informal social gathering to increase networking opportunities.
Posted on 15 January 2018 - read more
Back by popular demand, well, almost….
It’s been quite a while since our last Newsletter and feedback from our customers and distributors is they’d like to see this regularly again. As it’s more a technically focused than a ‘Newsletter’ we are re-naming it ‘Update’. Our intention is to publish these as regularly as possible with the objective of keeping our customers, distributors, partners and staff up-to-date with our industry leading ThermoFlexX developments.
Posted on 23 November 2017 - read more
State of the art imaging technology presented by ThermoFlexX
Posted on 25 August 2017 - read more
Brussels, Belgium, June 8, 2017 – Flint Group today reported it will be exhibiting a wide range of innovative solutions for labels and packaging at Labelexpo Europe, scheduled for 25 to 28 September in Brussels. Combining industry strengths, four of its divisions (Flexographic Products, Narrow Web, Digital Solutions (Xeikon and ThermoFlexX) will showcase together solutions that enable label printers and converters to better position themselves to address emerging market realities. Flint Group will be located in Hall 5 on stands 5C25-28.
Posted on 08 June 2017 - read more
When Mark-Maker Company, Inc. of Wyoming, Michigan decided it was time to further enhance its imaging capabilities to serve the high standards of its flexo printing customers, the company researched the market over for the optimum solution. The Xeikon ThermoFlexX® 80 S imager was a front runner, and after hearing about the Flint Group / Xeikon acquisition, Mark-Maker’s decision was further reinforced.As a long-time, Flint Group nyloflex® plate customer, Mark-Maker had already grown to trust and rely on the technical expertise and support that Flint Group routinely provides, and coupled with the innovations of a state-of-the-art CTP system in the ThermoFlexX® 80 S imager – the decision became clear.
Posted on 21 March 2017 - read more
Discover the unique features of ThermoflexX at the Hybrid Huddle Benelux!
Posted on 13 February 2017 - read more
The third edition of the highly popular Xeikon Café educational conference is back in 2017. This engaging event is designed to be an informal knowledge exchange platform around packaging and label innovations, demonstrating end-to-end digital production solutions with content presented by leading industry suppliers, including experts from Xeikon and its Aura partners.
Posted on 12 January 2017 - read more
Ypres, Belgium, 6th October, 2016 – Reproflex3, which specialises in providing pre-press for FMCG packaging along with premium flexographic plates, has expanded the production facilities at its Newcastle site with the installation of the UK’s second dual-head ThermoFlexX 80-D digital flexo plate imager. The implementation coincides with an increase in the use of nyloflex® photopolymer plates from Flint Group, which is now the parent company of ThermoFlexX following its acquisition of Xeikon.
Posted on 06 October 2016 - read more
Ypres, Belgium, 25th April, 2016 – ThermoFlexX will use drupa2016 for the worldwide launch of several major additions to its industry-leading product portfolio, including the completely redesigned ThermoFlexX 20 and ThermoFlexX 30 digital flexo plate imagers. Visitors to the stand, which is being shared with the Flint Flexographic products division, will be able to see a dual-head ThermoFlexX 80-D demonstrated with a new pixel-stitching functionality, plus a ThermoFlexX 48-S on-line to an EVO 3 LED exposing unit. Other equipment will include a basysPrint 861x-B, a CTP system for conventional UV plates.
Posted on 25 April 2016 - read more
Waldo installs UK’s first ThermoFlexX 80-D imager
Posted on 15 December 2015 - read more
Eede, The Netherlands, 21st September, 2015 – ThermoFlexX has revealed more details about its plans to use Labelexpo Europe 2015 as a worldwide launch pad for its latest products. Expected to attract great interest from the flexo industry will be the new ThermoFlexX 48 digital plate imager, which will be demonstrated on the Xeikon stand in continuous production.
Posted on 29 September 2015 - read more
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How to integrate ThermoFlexX in a software workflow? There are various possible scenarios for installation of a new ThermoFlexX digital imager. You can integrate the ThermoFlexX in an existing prepress environment or you can install new software suitable for your present and future needs. As ThermoFlexX is open to all standard TIFFs, integration with an existing workflow is normally straightforward. If the objective is to install new software dedicated to the ThermoFlexX workflow, first let’s determine your exact needs. The latter case opens exciting opportunities for new technologies and to move to higher quality and productivity levels. This newsletter gives an overview of all software integration...
Posted on 13 August 2015 - read more
ThermoFlexX would like to invite you to the worldwide launch of the ThermoFlexX 60 digital flexo plate imager. The launch will take place during an open day at Xeikon’s prepress factory and will include demonstrations of the latest software from the company as well as the first demonstration of the world’s fastest flexo imager - a ThermoFlexX 80 imager with dual head exposure facilities. ThermoFlexX will be accompanied by its partner Hybrid Software, which will be presenting the latest developments with its Cloudflow software suite and PACKZ editing package.
Posted on 07 May 2015 - read more
Miller Graphics installs ThermoFlexX 80 at new Algerian factory
Posted on 23 March 2015 - read more
Eede, The Netherlands, 5th March, 2015 – The recent successes of Belgian manufacturer ThermoFlexX have continued with the installation of the first ThermoFlexX 80-S imager into Europe. The ThermoFlex 80-S, which is the largest and most recent in the imager range, has been installed at AtoutFlex, a leading service bureau in north-east France that specialises in digital flexo platemaking.
Posted on 06 March 2015 - read more
Changing from analogue film-setting to CTP for digital flexo plates is one of the most daunting moves for any printer. Mission Labels made it all seem easy with help from the UK's first ThermoFlexX imager.
Posted on 23 February 2015 - read more
ThermoFlexX will be taking part in several industry events in Europe over the coming weeks, following a significant surge in interest in its range of digital flexo plate imagers. The first event that the company will be present at is the DFTA Flexo Printing Association’s Proflex – 4th - 5th March, Stuttgart, Germany. ThermoFlexX will also be at the corrugated and carton exhibition CCE International – 10th - 12th March, Munich, Germany, and will take part in the Xeikon café – 10th - 12th March, Lier, Belgium.
“We’ve seen a huge increase in interest in our imagers in recent months,” says Christophe Lievens, director sales and marketing for basysPrint and ThermoFlexX. “Our first ThermoFlexX model in the UK was installed during December and this has heralded the start of a string of orders from European printing groups, which we will be announcing in the near future.
“The hard work carried out over the last two years in developing what is today recognised as the leading digital flexo plate imager, along with the establishment of a network of local distributors and support, is now paying off. It’s a tremendously exciting time at ThermoFlexX and we look forward to speaking to visitors at the forthcoming events in March.”
Posted on 23 February 2015 - read more
ThermoFlexX 60 & 80: A higher level of digital imaging
Posted on 23 February 2015 - read more
Third edition of the ThermoFlexX Newsletter.
Posted on 29 October 2014 - read more
Joint development work between ThermoFlexX and Global Graphics results in hybrid screens that provide new levels of flexo print quality.
Posted on 11 September 2014 - read more
Eede, The Netherlands, 26th August, 2014 – ThermoFlexX will demonstrate its industry leading flexo imager technology at Labelexpo Americas 2014 (Sept 9th -11th, Rosemont, Illinois) with a ThermoFlexX 30 model. With a plate size of 635 x 762 mm, ThermoFlexX 30 is an ideal imager for the label market. A recent string of partnership agreements, technical breakthroughs and distributor announcements means that ThermoFlexX is well-positioned to provide a complete prepress solution for the flexo market.
Posted on 26 August 2014 - read more
The culmination of more than two years of intense research and development, planning, investment and negotiations have resulted in Belgian manufacturer ThermoFlexX taking a leading global position in the field of flexographic imager technology. A string of recent partnership agreements, technical breakthroughs and distributor announcements means that the company is able to provide a total pre-press solution for the flexo market that rivals anything on the market.
Posted on 07 July 2014 - read more
The new ThermoFlexX 80 is the first completely in-house designed and manufactured model in the company’s imager range since Xeikon acquired FlexoLaser in 2012 and incorporates a level of innovation that has not previously been seen in a flexo imager. A dual-head imaging feature, available from August, will enable output speeds of 12 sq metres an hour at 2,400 dpi, making the ThermoFlexX 80 the fastest flexo imager in the world.
Posted on 07 July 2014 - read more
Second edition of the ThermoFlexX newsletter.
Posted on 26 June 2014 - read more
Eede, The Netherlands, 16 April, 2014 – ThermoFlexX will be a key player at the forthcoming Xeikon Café, where the imager manufacturer will be demonstrating a ThermoFlexX 30 model. These events have established themselves as important opportunities to view new technologies from Xeikon and its Aura Partners – the wide cross section of industry leading suppliers who also participate. The next Xeikon Café will be held at the company’s production site in Lier, Belgium, from Tuesday 20th – Thursday 22nd May, and will focus on packaging innovations.
Posted on 22 April 2014 - read more
Eede, The Netherlands, 8th April, 2014 – ThermoFlexX is continuing its recent programme of expansion with the addition of Bart Calis, who has been appointed Product Manager Flexo Prepress with responsibility for promoting ThermoFlexX imagers. For 17 years he worked at leading Belgium repro house Athena Graphics, the last five as technical director, and for much of this time he specialised in the development of new software and hardware technologies. This included pioneering work into process automation and online repro services.
Posted on 10 April 2014 - read more
First edition of the ThermoFlexX Newsletter.
Posted on 31 March 2014 - read more
Leading labels and flexible packaging printer chooses ThermoFlexX 48 to meet customers’ needs for greater flexibility.
Posted on 19 March 2014 - read more
Eede, The Netherlands — Feb. 19th, 2014 — ThermoFlexX has continued the expansion of its global distributor network with two appointments in Portugal. These follow closely behind the announcement of new distributors in America and India and the company says that other agreements are expected over the coming weeks.
Posted on 19 February 2014 - read more
Eede, The Netherlands, Jan. 28th, 2014 – Visitors to stand S1-E090 at Ipex 2014 will be able to see demonstrations of a ThermoFlexX 30 imager on-line to Hybrid Software’s new Cloudflow, a groundbreaking ‘workspace’ concept for the web-enabled production environment, following a recent worldwide agreement between the two companies.
Posted on 28 January 2014 - read more
Eede, The Netherlands, Jan. 23rd, 2014 - ThermoFlexX is now offering a total pre-press solution to the flexographic industry following a worldwide agreement with fellow Belgians from Hybrid Software to sell Cloudflow, a groundbreaking ‘workspace’ concept for the web-enabled production environment. The deal also includes the recently released PACKZ, a revolutionary application that makes high quality editing of packaging and labels accessible to small, medium and high production volume professionals.
Posted on 23 January 2014 - read more
Experienced flexography dealer will now offer innovative line of digital imagers for flexo platemaking
Posted on 14 January 2014 - read more
In advance of its debut at Labelexpo Europe 2013, flexo expert Tony White took a look at the new ThermoFlexX 80 large format Flexo Imager. This system joins the ThermoFlexX range of CtP machines and includes some of the latest technical innovations needed to meet the demands of today’s marketplace.
Posted on 23 September 2013 - read more
Eede, The Netherlands, September 23, 2013 – In advance of its debut at Labelexpo Europe 2013, flexo expert Tony White took a look at the new ThermoFlexX 80 large format Flexo Imager. This system joins the ThermoFlexX range of CtP machines and includes some of the latest technical innovations needed to meet the demands of today’s marketplace.
Posted on 23 September 2013 - read more
Xeikon further confirms their commitment to the Flexo Industry
Posted on 02 September 2013 - read more