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Let the Uptime Roll at the FTA INFO*FLEX 2019 with Comprehensive Solutions from Flint Group

Friday, March 29, 2019

Press release from the issuing company

  • Visit booth #319 for innovative products in printing and packaging
  • See live demonstrations of the new nyloflex® Xpress FV 5080 equipment
  • Meet experts in flexo printing plates, imaging devices, sleeves, inks and digital printing

As attendees plan their visits to this year’s Flexographic Technical Association INFO*FLEX exhibition in New Orleans, LA on May 6-7, the Flint Group booth will top the list of stands to visit. With everything from printing plates, image setters, sleeves and inks to digital presses – Flint Group experts will be on hand to discuss the latest developments in prepress to press-side technology to let you “Unmasque Your Potential …. And Let the Uptime Roll!”

Flint Group’s Flexographic, Packaging Inks, Narrow Web and Digital Solutions Divisions will team-up to provide a one-stop shop offering the broadest range of products for the printing industry.

From the Flexographic Division:

Don’t miss the first public appearance of the brand new, nyloflex® Xpress FV Thermal Processor 5080, a cleverly-developed system for flexo printing plates uniquely designed of several components to work synergistically with each other to deliver lightning-fast, high-end flexo printing. With uptime of 99.7%, and up to 88% less electrical consumption, the thermal system offers substantial savings and efficiency potential. See also the new thermal plate, nyloflex® XFH Digital, a texturized flat top plate which is perfect for wide web flexible packaging printing.

Explore the most recent additions to the lightweight family of rotec® sleeves and adapters – the rotec® High Performance Sleeve with bounce reduction and up to a 30% decrease in weight and the rotec® Atlas CFX Bridge with press vibration dampening at higher press speeds. View live demonstrations of the rotec® Eco Bridge – a unique adapter for use on flexographic printing presses and plate-mounting equipment with an innovative design that uses 90% less volume of compressed air, resulting in a faster mounting operation.

Wide Web Flexible Packaging presents:

Flint Group’s ink range for wide web Flexible Packaging covers an extensive variety of applications from general flexible packaging, to snack foods, pet foods, twist and shrink wraps, PE shopping bags and outdoor industrial bags and wraps. With inks capable of printing at speeds higher than 1000 meters/minute, Flint Group has proved itself at the cutting edge of the industry. Whether you print surface or lamination Flint Group has inks to support your printing job.

Flint Group Flexible Packaging experts look forward to discussing your business and ways in which the company can increase your printing uptime!

Paper & Board offers:

Flint Group Paper & Board is an industry leading supplier providing inks and coatings for any water-based application. Inks for post- and pre-print corrugated, paper food wraps and cartons, gift wraps, paper shopping and industrial bags. In addition, Flint Group offers an excellent range of inks for aseptic food packaging.

Best in class processes and materials were used to develop a global ink range that is supported by expert local technicians. The company looks forward to explaining how partnering with Flint Group can reduce your total cost to print.

Narrow Web Division highlights include:

Flint Group Narrow Web will showcase the benefits of LED curing low migration EkoCure ANCORA ink – the proud winner of the FTA innovation award in 2017. We will provide full insights of how LED low migration ink can revolutionize the short run flexible packaging market.

EkoCure® XS ink is a next-generation LED technology developed by Flint Group Narrow Web, addressing key needs determined by many converters specializing in the shrink sleeve market. EkoCure® XS ink combines the latest ink chemistry that provides perfect cure and sufficient flexibility allowing better adhesion – especially after post shrink processing is completed.

Flint Group Narrow Web will also be promoting Hydrokett ZEN ink with excellent press stability and superior print quality which will improve profitability of any converter due to very low maintenance and outstanding color strength for label and packaging applications.

UER EkoCure® F ink is the latest LED curing technology developed by Flint Group Narrow Web for label and tag applications. It enables all the LED lamp benefits and improves rheology to match flexo inks’ on-press performance.

The Digital Solutions Division exhibits:

ThermoFlexX® digital imagers - the most innovative CTP systems available with 20, 30, 48, 60 and 80 inch models to serve every sector of the flexo market. ThermoFlexX® 48, 60 and 80 models now feature fully automatic plate loading and unloading for efficiency, ease of use and minimal operator intervention, reducing the risk of plate damage.
ThermoFlexX® systems provide a high-resolution, turn-key solution alongside Flint Group nyloflex® or nyloprint® plates and equipment. Our open approach also ensures the highest quality with all LAMs plates available today.

Xeikon, is an innovator in digital printing technology. The company designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital color presses for labels and packaging applications, document printing, as well as commercial printing. These presses utilize LED-array-based dry toner electrophotography, open workflow software and application-specific toners.

Xeikon is an industry-recognized trusted advisor offering our customers the digital print technology that best serves their needs – either with FDA-compliant dry toner or UV-IJ printing presses all - with a best-in-class, powerful yet initiative workflow, feeding and a host of finishers.

With a focus on innovation, productivity, and service, Flint Group develops solutions that work together to raise print quality to new heights. Backed by the broadest portfolio of products for the printing industry, Flint Group is dedicated to providing its customers with expert service and support to deliver improvements in output and efficiency. Visit booth #319 to “Unmasque Your Potential …. And Let the Uptime Roll!” 

The Flint Group team at FTA INFO*FLEX 2018.


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