Flint Group - Your One-Stop “Pit Stop” at the FTA INFO*FLEX 2018
The race is on!As attendees plan their visits to this year’s Flexographic Technical Association’s INFO*FLEX exhibition in Indianapolis, IN May 8-9, the Flint Group booth will top the list of booths to visit.With everything from printing plates, image setters, sleeves and inks – Flint Group experts will be on hand to discuss the latest developments in prepress to press-side solutions to take its customers to the finish line.
Flint Group’s Flexographic, Packaging Inks, Narrow Web and Digital Solutions Divisions will team-up to provide a one-stop shop offering the broadest range of flexographic products to the printing industry.
The Flexographic Division presents:
nyloflex® XVH Digital plate - a new, versatile, hard durometer plate with an inherently flat top surface that is perfect for narrow web print applications on all types of printing substrates and wide web film printing when surface screening is employed.These unique features propel the nyloflex® XVH Digital plate ahead of the pack with outstanding impression and wear latitude at high printing speeds.
rotec® Eco Bridge – a unique adapter for use on flexographic printing presses and plate-mounting equipment.This must-see special adapter with a breathable metal ring creates an air pillow around the entire circumference of the adapter to allow for easy and fast mounting of sleeves.The innovative design uses 90% less volume of compressed air, resulting in significant noise reduction and cost savings.
For wide web Flexible Packaging and Paper & Board:
Launched at the show will be FlexiLam DF2, flexo lamination inks, designed to perform on a wide variety of films by adhesive or extrusion lamination.
Looking for high quality, high speed, surface inks to cover all your surface print challenges?Flint Group’s FlexiStar brand is available in a variety of systems to suit your specific requirements.
Flint Group’s solvent-based FlexiTech Shrink U, high fidelity shrink inks, provide the widest color gamut and widest range of substrate adhesion available on the market.
Paper & Board:
Flint Group’s PremoCorr inks are the low maintenance solution for all levels of corrugated post print eliminating the need for the addition of amines to maintain viscosity.
Talk to the Flint Group experts about high performance water-based inks for specific corrugated applications:PremoNova® Board for post-printing of corrugated board, and PremoNova® Print for pre-printing of corrugated board.
The Narrow Web Division highlights:
Flint Group Narrow Web introduces EkoCure® XS – A UV LED Flexo ink system for shrink sleeves with improved adhesion for the fastest printing speeds.
EkoCure® XS ink is a next-generation LED technology developed by Flint Group Narrow Web, addressing key needs determined by many converters specializing in the shrink sleeve market. EkoCure® XS ink combines the latest ink chemistry that provides perfect cure and sufficient flexibility allowing better adhesion – especially after post shrink processing is completed.
Flint Group Narrow Web will also be demonstrating Hydrokett ZEN ink with excellent press stability and superior print quality which will improve profitability of any converter due to very low maintenance and outstanding color strength.
Furthermore, Flint Group Narrow Web will showcase the benefits of LED curing low migration EkoCure ANCORA ink – the proud winner of the FTA innovation award in 2017. We will provide full insights of how LED low migration ink can revolutionize the short run flexible packaging market.
The Digital Solutions Division exhibits:
ThermoFlexX® digital imagers - the most innovative CTP systems available with 20, 30, 48, 60 and 80 inch models to serve every sector of the flexo market. ThermoFlexX® 48, 60 and 80 models now feature fully automatic plate loading and unloading for efficiency, ease of use and minimal operator intervention, reducing the risk of plate damage.
ThermoFlexX® systems provide a high-resolution, turn-key solution alongside Flint Group nyloflex® or nyloprint® plates and equipment. Our open approach also ensures the highest quality with all LAMs plates available today.
With a focus on innovation, print quality and the environment, Flint Group develops solutions that synergistically work together to raise flexo prepress and printing to new heights.Visit booth #519 – your “pit stop” where experts will be on hand to assist you in meeting your particular printing requirements and help you win the flexo race.
Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing and packaging industry. The company develops, manufactures and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including: a vast range of conventional and energy curable inks and coatings for most offset, flexographic and gravure applications; pressroom chemicals, printing blankets and sleeves for offset printing; photopolymer printing plates and sleeves, plate-making equipment and flexographic sleeve systems; pigments and additives for use in inks and other colourant applications. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and support, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group employs some 8200 people. Revenues for 2017 were € 2.2 billion. On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves. For more information, please visit www.flintgrp.com .