Discover Flexographic Printing Applications and Technologies at Printing South China 2018

WorldPressOnline - Flexographic printing has high printing efficiency and lower cost, and on top of being economic, it is also environmental-friendly and offers great versatility. It is compatible with a variety of inks and enables effective printing on a wide variety of surfaces, especially in terms of packaging printing. According to forecasts, the volume of the worldwide print market would grow from 407 billion euros in 2016 to 420 billion euros by 2020. Packaging printing will enjoy the most significant growth, with an increase of 3.3% per year, while there will be a growth of 2.6% for flexo printing.

To meet market needs, the 25th South China International Exhibition on Printing Industry (Printing South China 2018) will join hands with the China International Exhibition on Label Printing Technology 2018 (Sino-Label 2018) to work on a “Flexo Printing Zone”, where narrow-web and mid-web flexo printing equipment, materials and technologies will be displayed. Professional visitors will be able to communicate with suppliers, meet industry experts, and get information about the latest industry development at this one-stop trading platform. Working together with the concurrent exhibitions the 25th China International Exhibition on Packaging Machinery & Materials (Sino-Pack 2018) and the China (Guangzhou) International Exhibition on Packaging Products (PACKINNO 2018), the shows will also create a 4-in-1 Expo that covers printing, labeling, packaging and packaging products, where visitors can conveniently achieve every visiting purpose at the 100,000 sqm venue, where 1,200 exhibitors will be present.

Green, Effective Technologies at Flexo Printing Zone

Star exhibitors of Printing South China 2018 include Guowang, Jinbao, Zhongke, Keqiang, Shengding, Wenhong, Guangming, Ruida, Xinwei, Zhengrun, CRON, RISO, SINI, Uanchor, Zhejiang Fangbang, Dayuan, Heng Cheng Xiang, Daqiao, Hoson, XCS Machinery, Lixin, Zihong, Tangshan Jiajie, Degao, Kangdexin, etc. (listed in no particular order). Some featured flexography exhibitors such as OMET, United Printing, Taiyo Kikai, Weigang, Jingda, Zhongte, Hongsheng, CRON, Fangbang, Zhuxin, Lisheng and Meiju (listed in no particular order) will be showing the latest flexo technologies and products, providing buyers with highly effective and environment-friendly equipment and materials.

Omet (Suzhou) Mechanical Technology Co., Ltd. (Booth No.: Hall 6.1, 6206)

iFLEX, the new label press by OMET, is packed with a great deal of innovation aimed at simplifying printer’s work and increase press efficiency. Its iLIGHT pre-register system is equipped with laser pointers on each Flexo group, where the pointers indicate the best alignment of the plate holder with the aim to speed up the changeover and time to register. iFLEX presents the shortest (1,300 mm) web path in the field of narrow web machines, ensuring important material savings in the start-up phase. Through the new die-cutting quick-change (QCDC), it is possible to prepare the die cylinder on a trolley offline. The machine also offers great flexibility, allowing the insertion of cold foil, screen printing, and UV lamination units. On request the machine could have a longer web path for use with water-based inks, and hot air or hot air and UV drying tunnel.

Taiyo Kikai Co., Ltd. (Booth No.: Hall 6.1, 6501)

Taiyo Kikai is the provider of profession label equipment. Their STF-340 type Flexo Press features an advanced AC servo controller system, a printing circumference of 5.5 "-26 ", a large-diameter chill impression roller suitable for film printing, extremely short web path, movable cold stamping unit, turn bar device and rotary skill screen printing unit, as well as the built-in units for rotary die-cutting, sheet cutting and slitting. It makes completing tasks of great complexity easy.

Dongguan Meiju Chemical Material Co., Ltd. (Booth No.: Hall 3.1, 3750)

Flexo resin plate is widely applicable and its use has extended to the packaging printing of cigarettes, paper cups, wine labels, currency and dairy products, or even for mobile LCDs. Meiju not only produces flexo resin plate, but also develops all kinds of paper coating varnish, such as UV varnish, polished plastic oil, water-based varnish and laminating adhesive, and has won the trust from many customers.

Zhejiang Fangbang Machinery Co., Ltd. (Booth No.: Hall 3.1, 3540)

The RZJ-A series high speed flexographic printing machine is an inline type flexo printing machine developed by Fangbang. It adopts flexible photosensitive plates and rubber plates as the base material, transfer ink through anilox rollers, and uses the environmental friendly water-based ink for printing. Each printing machine unit is easy to install and easy for post-press processing. This equipment is an ideal machine for printing paper cup, paper bag, paper box, plastic film and etc.

Pre-register for Visitor Privileges

Printing South China 2018 will be held during 10-12 March 2018 at Area A, China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, PR China to showcase advanced printing technologies and development ideas, aiming to help the industry to increase productivity and lower cost. Visitors can now pre-register online at the official website to enjoy privileges such as getting one free copy of show catalogue, having priority to participate in symposia and being free from on-site registration procedure.

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