Cambridge, U.K. – 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, announces Autumn Graphics as a contracted trade shop partner for Bellissima DMS in the Canadian and United States flexographic printing market.
“We are dedicated to supporting our customers’ success and development, through our technical customer service, production execution, and focus on new and developing technologies. Our primary goal is to enable our customers to improve productivity, quality, and profitability. The Bellissima DMS technology, in conjunction with Apex's GTT anilox rolls, is one of the tools that we are using to accomplish that.”, explains Ben Abray, President of Autumn Graphics.
Autumn Graphics Ltd. is an independent, privately owned company providing end-to-end packaging development services to consumer product companies, converters, printers, and agencies since 1982.
Nick Harvey, Managing Director of Aniken Graphics comments, “Autumn Graphics is well known to the USA and Canadian market as a premiere pre-media supplier. Their dedication and continued investment to ensure that they always have the ‘best in class’ solutions for their customers make them a perfect partner for Bellissima.”
Harvey continues, “After initial trials, it was clear that Autumn Graphics is a perfect fit for Aniken Graphics - they strengthen the supply options for the Bellissima DMS technology ensuring that both the USA and Canadian markets are serviced promptly, and with the best technology.”
Joe Settanni, Business Development Director, North America, for Apex International, says, “The combination of Hamillroad’s Bellissima DMS, Apex’s GTT 2.0 anilox, and the expertise of Autumn Graphics continues to prove out as a disruptive technology for Flexo printers, rivaling the quality of offset, digital and gravure. We are very much looking forward to our continued work with the Autumn Graphics team to offer our customers this very best in class solution.”
Printers wishing to test the technology can inquire through www.bellissimadms.com or can contact Apex International or the trade shops for their specific region.
Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS) is Hamillroad Software's multi-award winning flexo screening technology.
Bellissima DMS is a transformative screening technology, which combines advanced plate and anilox technologies to deliver ultra-high-definition graphics for the label and flexible packaging market.
Using Bellissima, customers can produce high-quality flexographic prints equivalent to 350-450 lpi which rival the printed image quality of offset, digital, and gravure, while also delivering ink savings to printers.
The benefits of Bellissima's patented dot algorithm include:
High definition flexo printing 350-450 lpi
Photographic quality images
Fades to zero (enabled by printed highlight dots as low as 1.0% and shadow dots up to 99.5%)
No color shifts on misregistration
Easy adoption of fixed palette / extended gamut printing
Moiré free prints
Smooth flat tints
Reduced press problems: bounce, barring, and slur
Printers can also realize significant ink savings which can be augmented by GCR based software, improving the efficiency of press rooms and utilizing existing printing press equipment.
Register your interest in Bellissima DMS
Interest in Bellissima DMS is from all corners of the packaging industry including brands & retailers, trade shops, converters, and flexographic printers.
To learn more about the benefits of Bellissima DMS, please visit www.bellissimadms.com.