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Esko – Full HD Flexo receives FPPA 2015 award

From left: Dan O’Brien (FPPA President); Rory Marsoun (Esko); and Tim Moore (FPPA President Elect.)

BELGIUM • The Esko Full HD Flexo platemaking system received the FPPA 2015 Technological Innovator of the Year award. The Flexographic Pre-Press Platemakers Association (FPPA) is comprised of businesses that are involved in or supply the flexographic industry as well as academic and trade press members. The award recognizes the application of innovative technology contributing to the advancement of the prepress industry.

According to the manufacturer, with Full HD Flexo digital flexographic plates can be made that are of higher quality and print more consistently than standard digital flexo plates. It utilizes a patented, fully digitally controlled platemaking system combining high-resolution 4000 ppi imaging with an inline UV main exposure unit. Plates are imaged, exposed and delivered directly to the plate processor, without need for main exposure on a light table.

Armin Karl Geiger

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