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    A case for digital beer label printing: Quick changeovers, short-run capabilities, on-site production

    Nov 09, 2021 06:00
    The craft beer movement’s dedication to uniqueness and variety aligns with the flexibility that digital and hybrid printing offers. By tapping into the power of digital printing, brewers can meet branding goals with sharper, more elaborate design details to make labels distinctive from their competitors.
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    Six Reasons to Use the Meridian Elite Laser Anilox Cleaner

    Oct 25, 2021 05:00
    The Meridian Elite’s patented laser technology was designed by PCMC and was winner of the FTA’s 2020 Innovation award and 2020 Label Industry Global Award. We engineer, manufacture, test, install and service every single one of our laser cleaners – ensuring quality through the whole process. When it comes to laser cleaners and the company that builds and services them – all lasers aren’t created equal. Here are six reasons you should try the Meridian Elite.
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    Trending Towards Sustainability

    Sep 29, 2021 05:00
    While its popularity continues to grow, various factors continue to influence the trends in flexible packaging.
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    The Expanding Reach of Narrow Web

    Sep 10, 2021 05:00
    Several recent trends have taken shape with flexographic presses, primarily for labels and flexible packaging, that support this. For example, production runs have decreased in length, requiring shorter and more efficient press changeovers, and more producers are looking to incorporate digital print capability in order to expand market presence while capturing a more diverse body of work.
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    How Today’s Flexographic Presses Target Efficiency with Fewer People, Less Waste & Continuous Support

    Sep 01, 2021 05:00
    Every minute that a press isn’t running is money lost. Newer flexographic print technology has made significant strides in making short runs more economical through faster setups and reduced waste. Repeatability has also become a critical component in helping to make a press operator successful in producing high-quality, sellable product.
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