Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A system of printing on a rotary press employing water-based ink, used especially for printing on plastic, paper, or cardboard.

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  • n. A method of printing using a rubber or polymer rotating printing plate, most commonly used for packaging (labels, tape etc.).

Etymologies

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flex +‎ -ography

Examples

  • I'm looking at detailed flexography stencils for 7up, Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, and Coke bottles.

    Disinfotainment: Product Placement Problems

  • The Label Printers is a member of NASPO (North American Security Products Organization, www. iacc.org), CACP (Coalition Against Counterfeiting and Piracy, www. flexography.org).

    Packaging and Converting ESSENTIALS

  • The relief plate business includes flexography, letterpress, Braille and molding plate products produced and marketed by TOK worldwide.

    Kodak to Acquire Relief Plates Business from Japan’s TOK - Yahoo! Finance

  • In addition, there are selected data-based presentations on flexography.

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  • Said to be the flexographic industry's most anticipated and highly attended annual gathering, the Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association's (FFTA) (www. flexography.org) 2009 Annual Forum will address key issues facing the flexographic-printing and in-line converting industry.

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  • The application of flexography for the volume printing of electronics

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  • Label converters now installing the HP Indigo WS6000 are experiencing new production opportunities to transition manufacturing from traditional flexography to digital for greater efficiencies.

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  • This offers the advantages of digital to a broader set of customers that only used flexography before because of volume demands.

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  • 'The press not only gives all brand owners the ability to increase sell-through rates with different, compelling graphics for each flavor or variety of a product, it enables midtier firms to compete more effectively on the shelf with photographic-quality labels they might otherwise find too expensive to print using flexography.'

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  • The current syllabus has been devised to ensure a thorough understanding of the key print processes of offset lithography, screen printing, gravure, flexography and all forms of digital printing, while also covering in detail their supporting processes and technologies.

    Packaging and Converting ESSENTIALS

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