Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom; October 2008- MetalFX Technology-a Ciba subsidiary-will demonstrate the flexographic version of its popular metallic printing technology at Graph Expo 2008 in booth 4549. MetalFX for Flexo debuted at drupa 2008, and the Graph Expo showing will be the first in the Americas.
Commenting on the addition of MetalFX for Flexo to the popular MetalFX product line, MetalFX Vice President-Americas Mark Geeves said: "With MetalFX for Flexo, printers and converters can now achieve the same startling effects with flexography that lithographic printers have long enjoyed. MetalFX for Flexo is particularly well-suited for packaging applications"
MetalFX, a recent Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation acquisition, is a universal process and spot metallic color system that allows millions of metallic colors to be printed, all by adding only the one base silver ink to the usual CMYK mix. Ciba Specialty brings more than 40 years of experience in color matching to the worldwide graphic arts, paints, plastics, fibers and ceramic industries.
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