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To meet soaring regional demand for premium anilox rolls and sleeves, Apex International’s Latin America facility in Brazil has installed a new state-of-the-art laser, significantly increasing their production capacity. This addition to Apex Latin America’s Curitiba facility is one of many upgrades across Apex International’s locations in keeping with its global expansion initiative, Vision: 2020s.Read More >
NASHIK, India — With the recent installation of a full-featured Bobst M5 narrow-web press to complement the DuPont fast plate-making system and a full Esko software suite, Apex International and its partners are set for an August opening of their Asia-Pacific FlexoKITE experience centre. Employing the latest flexo technology and state-of-the-art equipment, FlexoKITE offers live training, support, and education from its impressive purpose-built production facility in India. Live-streamed webinars featuring real-time flexo operations and problem-solving workshops will be broadcast from the FlexoKITE centre near Mumbai.Read More >
Free Registration is NOW OPEN for the July 8, 2021 live digital event unveiling BFM’s Sirio S-Plus equipped with Apex anilox sleeves
Broadcasting live from BFM’s Solbiate Olona headquarters in Italy, the unique technological innovations of the Sirio S-Plus will be unveiled, including:
- Consistently higher print quality;
- Better workflow efficiency and productivity through easy and precision-register job changes;
- Greater substrate flexibility thanks to the machine’s ability to process various types of polymeric or paper materials — including raw organic origin;
- Compact footprint, ergonomic lay-out, and modern design.
The Sirio S-Plus press is a 6/8-color “stack type” machine designed for packaging printing on different plastic materials but also suitable for paper materials — either in-line with the extruder, or from reel-to-reel.
Apex International, the globally leading manufacturer of anilox and metering solutions, is proud to announce their partnership with Anderson & Vreeland in Canada.Read More >
Apex International has announced it will be exhibiting at INFOFLEX 2021, taking place May 12-13 and May 18-20 in FTA’s Virtual Conference Center. Visitors to Apex International’s booth will be able to connect via video with Apex team members to receive details of their products, services, and solutions. In addition, team members will be on hand to assist with any questions or to assist with individual needs.Read More >
Ambitious “Vision: 2020s” Plan Boosts Capacity and Speed to Meet Demand
HAPERT, the Netherlands — Apex International, the world’s leading producer of anilox and ink metering technologies, is pleased to announce the implementation of its long-range “Vision: 2020s” plan with significant expansion in each of its five global manufacturing facilities. As part of it's phased growth strategy, new buildings, new production equipment, and new personnel will enable Apex to scale up production capacity while elevating industry benchmarks for quality. Apex is better positioned to meet increased demand from its flexo, label, and corrugated customer base for reliable, predictable, and durable metering products.Read More >
Milestone marks offset industry embrace of higher-quality, low-consumption coating rolls
HAPERT, the Netherlands — Apex International today announced delivery of its 3,000th GTT anilox coating roll to the global offset market. VOB Hardenberg, a renowned Dutch offset printer, received its “GTT-M” coating roll to better serve its customers with higher-quality in-line lacquer coatings — while enabling overall reduction in material consumption and changeover time. Apex’s GTT (Genetic Transfer Technology) anilox engravings employ an open-channel liquid-transfer geometry that improves liquid transfer mechanics better than its closed-cell anilox predecessors.
“To put it simply the GTT roller delivers in production all the benefits that are promised,” notes Vincent Wellenberg, VOB Hardenberg’s Production Manager. “It doesn’t surprise VOB that Apex has delivered 3,000 offset GTT rolls.”Read More >
Flexo Print Quality Challenges Top the List of 2021 How-to Webinars
HAPERT, the Netherlands — FlexoKITE, a collaboration of leading flexo industry manufacturers, eagerly announces a series of technical problem-solving webinars in 2021, beginning with a February 3 deep-dive into White Ink Opacity Challenges. FlexoKITE’s mission is to empower its global webinar audience to examine and solve real-world print problems converters are facing today. FlexoKITE’s mission is the promotion of flexo methods that reduce product waste and press downtime.