By: Press Release | Flint Group
The conventional and digital nyloflex® ACE NEW printing plates, a further innovation of Flint Group Flexographic Products, will be launched in Western Europe and North America in July 2012. The high durometer flexographic plates offer premium quality in flexible packaging, corrugated preprint, beverage packaging and label printing. With its superior solvent resistance, the new plate is suited perfectly for solvent based inks, but also water based inks and a broad range of UV inks.
Sets the standard in high quality flexo printing
Sharp reproduction of the finest halftones, smooth, homogenous vignettes and high contrast images combined with excellent ink transfer make the nyloflex® ACE NEW the plate of choice. Especially in combination with new technologies, such as HD Flexo or nyloflex® NExT, the plate offers high-class print results. nyloflex® NExT, Flint Group’s high intensity exposure technology, is the smart solution for a precise defined surface of Flat Top Dots in flexo printing.
Efficiency and productivity
nyloflex® ACE NEW is quick, consistent and reliable in processing. The even floor and clear contrast result in easy handling and good mounting properties. The plate provides major advantages to printers due to its low dust attraction and advanced cleaning behavior. According to customer reports nyloflex® ACE NEW Digital runs up to 500,000 meters without cleaning stops, resulting in a reduction of printing costs. Moreover, stable quality and consistency during the entire run length, superior durability and a long lifetime make it very economical.
Extensive field tests with nyloflex® ACE NEW brought outstanding print results and extremely positive feedback. The global market introduction of the new printing plates will progressively follow.
Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing and packaging industry. The company develops, manufactures and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including: a vast range of conventional and energy curable inks and coatings for most offset, flexographic and gravure applications; pressroom chemicals, printing blankets and sleeves for offset printing; photopolymer printing plates and sleeves, plate-making equipment and flexographic sleeve systems; pigments and additives for use in inks and other colourant applications. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and support, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world. Headquartered in Luxembourg, Flint Group employs some 6900 people. Revenues for 2011 were € 2.2 billion (US $3 billion). On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves. For more information, please visit www.flintgrp.com .