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Miraclon is a new company building on a sector-leading legacy to fully focus on bringing KODAK FLEXCEL Solutions to life. KODAK FLEXCEL Solutions have helped transform flexographic printing over the last decade. Now brought to life by Miraclon, KODAK FLEXCEL Solutions – including the industry-leading FLEXCEL NX System – give customers higher quality, improved cost efficiency, better productivity and best-in-class results. With a focus on pioneering image science, innovation, and collaboration with industry partners and customers, Miraclon is committed to the future of flexo and is positioned to lead the charge. Find out more at www.miraclon.com.

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Awards Success Sparks a Year of Innovation at Z Due

Release date: 09.10.2020 | images: 3

In May last year the senior management at Italian packaging prepress company Z Due travelled to Istanbul for the awards ceremony of the first Global Flexo Innovation Awards. They returned with much more than a Gold Award, because in the space of a few days the Modena-based business, along with fellow award-winner Reproflex3, from the UK, laid the foundation of a collaboration that has already yielded significant benefits to both companies.

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Fotolito Veneta: Success through vision and innovative flexo technology

Release date: 24.09.2020 | images: 2

Since it was founded in 1969 in Verona by Giulio Storace, through a combination of vision and innovation, Fotolito Veneta has grown to become one of the leading packaging businesses in Italy – though it counts Europe as its domestic market and is able to guarantee next day delivery of its flexo plates to countries such as Britain, Poland, Greece and Spain.

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Global Flexo Innovation Awards now open for entries

Release date: 15.09.2020 | images: 1

Miraclon today announces that the Global Flexo Innovation Awards – to honor businesses that are pioneering the transformation of the flexo industry – are open for submissions from companies wishing to be recognized for their exciting, creative and innovative commercial packaging projects printed using KODAK FLEXCEL NX Plates.

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HELPING FLEXO ON THE WAY TO THE TIPPING POINT

Release date: 02.09.2020 | images: 2

“From a procurement perspective — and even a supply perspective — flexo is winning. When one of the really large brands switches to flexo, the world will shift.” Andrew Hewitson, co-founder and business development director of UK flexo prepress house Reproflex3, is talking about an approaching tipping-point when he confidently expects the flexo process to […]

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Highly experienced panel of judges announced for Miraclon’s Global Flexo Innovation Awards

Release date: 20.08.2020 | images: 1

The judges for this year’s Global Flexo Innovation Awards, hosted by Miraclon, have been announced. The panel comprises eight flexo industry influencers and technical experts who bring vast experience from every segment of the flexographic value chain. Each judge’s area of expertise offers a unique take on the judging criteria, which will mark each entrant against their show-stopping creativity, transition to flexo from another print process, print production workflow efficiency and commitment to sustainable print.

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A CHALLENGING MINDSET FIRES FLEXO INNOVATION

Release date: 21.07.2020 | images: 3

“We’re not afraid to challenge our clients. For us, it’s a really important part of building and maintaining a relationship — it’s how we discover new ways of working.” The speaker is Chris Rigby, the business he’s talking about is Pulse Media, and the Stockport, UK-based company has collected a Silver Award in the Global Flexo Innovation Awards by Miraclon last year, recognised for workflow efficiency and offset-to-flexo process conversion.

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Miraclon expands presence in Pakistan through new partnership with DigiPrint Technologies

Release date: 09.07.2020 | images: 1

Miraclon has partnered with DigiPrint Technologies, a Pakistani technology solutions provider for the print and packaging industries. DigiPrint, which is based in Islamabad, will be Miraclon’s local distribution partner; responsible for developing and implementing the sales and marketing of Miraclon’s products throughout Pakistan.

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RIDING A FLEXO WAVE

Release date: 07.07.2020 | images: 2

As flexo gains a bigger share of the flexible packaging market at the expense of gravure, the confidence behind the process keeps growing. At Colombian flexible packaging converter Plastilene, it’s fair to say that confidence is sky-high — witness this comment from General Manager Belinda Duran: “I say to people, ‘Do you see something we can’t do with flexo? Because I don’t.’”

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ALL EYES ON A FLEXO FUTURE

Release date: 23.06.2020 | images: 4

An anniversary is a time for reflection: a time to pause, look back, and see how far we’ve come. Steurs Graphic Solutions can look back a long way — 70 years, to 1949, when the two Steurs brothers started what has become one of Belgium’s leading packaging prepress houses. The backward look will be a short one, however, because all eyes at the Antwerp-based business are firmly fixed on the present and the future — “on continuing to create solutions for today and tomorrow”, as the company’s tagline has it.

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Ulrich Etiketten improves flexo quality with new KODAK FLEXCEL NX System from Miraclon

Release date: 10.06.2020 | images: 1

Ulrich Etiketten, the market leader for self-adhesive labels in Austria and one of the top 10 label producers in Europe, has expanded its flexo platemaking capability with a KODAK FLEXCEL NX Mid System from Miraclon. Based in Vienna, the company employs around 200 people and caters mainly for the pharmaceutical and food industries as well as for the cosmetics and chemical sectors. The company exports approximately 30% of its work, with customers in Germany and Switzerland leading the field.

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Miraclon’s partnership with Phoenix Technologies set to drive growth in the Persian Gulf region

Release date: 04.06.2020 | images: 1

Miraclon is expanding its global presence through a new partnership with Phoenix Technologies, one of the Persian Gulf region’s leading technology solutions providers for the print and packaging industries. Based in Dubai, Phoenix will act as Miraclon’s local distributor partner serving a host of Arab states, including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.