August 2018: While the labels on our analog and digital flexo plate provide accurate metric plate-size dimensions, some US imperial dimensions (inches) on several lots shipped during 2018 were slightly inaccurate, because they failed to incorporate any fractions—all decimal positions values were simply omitted from the label, without rounding. The resulting truncated value sometimes implied a smaller-than-actual plate size. This has been corrected in future production lots.
As 2023 gets underway, the flexographic printing industry is taking a lead in driving forward packaging innovation, from paper pouches to paper-thin plastics. We speak to a press manufacturer, printer and industry commentator on the advantages flexography offers for new packaging