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Flint Group, Soma and Marvaco to produce eco-friendly full HD EGP on film samples supporting Soma's online product launch webinar on July 9

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Flint Group, Soma and Marvaco to produce eco-friendly full HD EGP on film samples supporting Soma's online product launch webinar on July 9

July 02, 2020 - 13:02
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LUXEMBOURG, July 2, 2020 (Press Release) -A shortage of resources and global climate change are front and center as critical topics within the packaging industries. These critical topics demand an urgent response from all participants in the packaging value chain.

Flint Group is pleased to collaborate with SOMA and Marvaco to produce eco-friendly, full High Definition, Expanded Gamut Print (EGP) on film samples to support the SOMA Online Product Launch Webinar on July 9, 2020. During this seminar, real-time printing of two demanding print designs will be showcased to exhibit sustainably as matter of particular importance. Click here to register for the webinar.

Flint Group focuses on key trends & market conditions in packaging

Flint Group Flexographic and Flint Group Packaging Inks are focused on addressing the key issues that face printers and converters today. Printers are looking for streamlined and simplified business solutions and products. In response, Flint Group provides products, which are developed using sustainably sourced and regulatory compliant materials supplied through dependable and strategically located global facilities.

Printers and converters are looking for innovative technologies to address their current and future needs. Flint Group provides inks and plate technologies specifically designed for expanded colour gamut applications and high definition printing. Innovations that are available in all areas of the world and are serviced through superb face to face technical support and via digital transaction platforms. 

Sustainability remains a critical focus for printers, converters, brand owners and consumers the world over. Flint Group has a clear sustainability platform strategy and offers print technologies designed to enhance the development of circular economies. The company is acutely aware of the latest trends related to packaging recycling and the effects of packaging on the environment.  Importantly, Flint Group is also aware of the value packaging provides in supporting the wellbeing of our global societies.

Products supporting the demo prints and the overall project include:

  • Flint Group Flexographic: nyloflex FTS is a versatile flexo plate with inherent flat top dots for multiple segments, inks and substrates. The plate reduces complexity while providing highest print quality results.
  • Flint Group Packaging Inks: Featuring Flint Group’s ONECode next generation NC-based ink system for high performance surface and lamination work in conjunction with high opacity opaque whites.
  • Soma: Introducing the next generation of OPTIMA2 SOMA CI flexo press with new Intelligent Features as well as S-Mount automatic plate mounter. The Intelligent Features Package contributes to high quality printing, improved communications, and primarily helps to ensure a quick and easy change-over between jobs, while minimizing operator error.
  • Marvaco: GreenerPrinting EGP (Expanded Gamut Printing) – large colour gamut and accurate PMS colour simulation without any spot inks.

During this innovative webinar, all participating partners will exhibit the value of eco-friendly full HD Expanded Gamut Printing (EGP) on film and the partnership of these three companies to deliver this future-focused development to printers and converters around the world.

Flint Group

Flint Group is dedicated to serving the global printing and packaging industry. The company develops, manufactures and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables and printing equipment, 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; Flint Group also designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital colour presses for labels and packaging applications, document printing, as well as commercial printing as well as platemaking equipment for the newspaper industry and computer-to-plate (CtP) solutions for the commercial printing market; 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 6800 people. Revenues for 2019 were € 2 billion. On a worldwide basis, the company is the number one or number two supplier in every major market segment it serves.