The design and image fidelity of packaging plays a key role in the decisions we all make as consumers, which in turn drives demand.Read More >
A recent comprehensive flexo print trial reveals surprising results about the importance of anilox engravings in achieving target white ink opacity.Read More >
Print quality in flexible packaging is heavily impacted by white ink.
When white ink is not sufficiently opaque or homogenous, the final printed graphics may appear dull or grey. Increasing the printed ink weight by increasing anilox volume can improve opacity; however, there are obvious trade-offs concerning bond strengths for lamination — not to mention ink usage. White ink typically accounts for 30% of a converter’s ink costs.Read More >
Van Dam Machine’s new FDoR® technology allows for flexographic printing directly onto rigid packagingRead More >