Apex International Unveils Global Manufacturing Expansion and Staffing Growth

By Apex International | Apr 1, 2021 1:38:39 PM

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.

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Apex Delivers 3,000th GTT Anilox Coating Roll for Offset Market

By Joris Cabri, VP Sales, EMEA | Mar 12, 2021 3:13:53 PM

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.”

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FlexoKITE Launches 2021 Problem-Solving Webinar Series

By Dan Pulling | Jan 21, 2021 6:23:34 PM

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. 

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Apex International Launches FlexoKITE in the Netherlands and India

By Dan Pulling | Nov 6, 2020 4:32:11 PM

Leading Flexo Technology Suppliers Convene for Knowledge-Sharing and Live-Demo Collaboration

HAPERT, the Netherlands — Delivering a “New, Better Normal” to flexo users seeking insight into workflow mastery and print perfection is the mission of five industry leaders who’ve created FlexoKITE, an Experience Center where end-to-end product and procedural harmony is made practical. Packaging suppliers, brands, and retailers gain instant access to best practices in the full flexo print process via in-person demos and live webinars. Apex launched FlexoKITE with its partners to demonstrate state-of-the-art equipment at work — in real-time — from Experience Centers in the Netherlands and India. FlexoKITE runs a fully-equipped integrated workflow of the latest-version equipment from Apex International (anilox), BOBST (inline flexo press), DuPont (plate), ESKO (prepress), and MacDermid (plate).

“Knowledge, Innovation, Technology, and Exploration” (KITE) are the driving forces that unify these companies to deliver real-world technical content not limited to a single product area. FlexoKITE provides print converters and brands a comprehensive view of the entire plate-to-print process, focusing on the finished printed product. An optimum printed product is achieved through synchronizing the plate-imaging, plate-processing, anilox, and press — all under one roof, presented step-by-step, and delivered to your computer screen, or in-real-life as health regulations permit.

What is FlexoKITE?

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Apex International Presenting at FTA’s Virtual Exhibit on October 5-14

By Anne de Roo - Huguenin | Sep 22, 2020 11:52:33 AM

Pittsburgh, September 21st—Apex International is pleased to announce its presence at the Virtual Exhibit at FTA’s Virtual Fall Conference 2020 from October 5 -14.

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Apex appoints Phill Rogers as Market Area Sales Manager

By Babette Maessen | Nov 18, 2019 4:00:00 AM

Apex International is the leading manufacturer of anilox and metering roll solutions in the world. With 5 production facilities on 4 continents, a strong portfolio of clients in over 80 countries and a high-performance continuous improvement culture, Apex’s value proposition is founded on developing solutions to satisfy the complex print challenges our customers face every day. Apex products are used in the Flexographic printing industry as well as the Offset, Industrial Coating and the Corrugated industries. As of November 1st, Phill Rogers has been appointed as the Market Area Sales Manager in Ireland and the UK.

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Apex International Exhibiting Latest Label & Flexo Offerings at Fall Conference

By Lauren Lippert | Oct 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

DONORA, PA – Apex International, the globally leading manufacturer of anilox and metering solutions and exclusive distributor for Bellissima DMS, Hamillroad’s award-winning screening technology, is exhibiting at FTA’s 2019 Fall Conference in Charlotte on October 28-29.

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Apex International Exhibiting Corrugated Solutions at CorrExpo 2019

By Lauren Lippert | Sep 18, 2019 11:30:25 AM

Donora, PA, US – Apex International, the world’s leading anilox, glue set and print solutions provider, is exhibiting at this year’s CorrExpo on October 14-16 in Denver, Colorado. Meet the Apex North America technical team at booth #527 to learn the latest corrugated printing solutions.

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Apex appoints Carl Brock as Global Application Specialist

By Apex International | Aug 19, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Apex International is the leading manufacturer of anilox and metering roll solutions in the world and exclusive distributor of the Bellissima DMS Screening. With 5 production facilities on 4 continents, a strong portfolio of clients in over 80 countries and a high-performance continuous improvement culture, Apex’s value proposition is founded on developing solutions to satisfy the complex print challenges our customers face every day. Apex products are used in the Flexographic printing industry as well as the Offset, Industrial Coating and the Corrugated industry. As of June 5th, Carl Brock has been appointed as the Global Application Specialist for Bellissima screening, label and narrow web in the UK.

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Aniken Graphics Announces Bellissima DMS Partnership with Carl Ostermann Erben (coe) GmbH

By Apex International | Jul 16, 2019 7:50:05 AM

CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM Aniken Graphics’, a joint venture between Hamillroad Software, a UK based prepress software company, and Apex International, a global leader of anilox and metering products, is proud to announce Carl Ostermann Erben GmbH as their latest licensed Bellissima partner.

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