The print job was done with only six process colors - Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black, Green and Violet in the Flint Group supplied FlexiPrint MV, next generation NC-based ink system for high performance surface print and lamination work.
The ink series offers maximized color strength and specific shades to support highest quality and fixed pallet multi-color process work (high definition flexo). FlexiPrint MV is specifically modified for high-speed printing and enhanced press stability throughout the entire job to support maximized Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE).
nyloflex ACE Digital was the plate of choice for the cooperation partners due to its outstanding performance in combination with new technologies, providing excellent reproduction of flat top dots and surface screenings. The plates are specialized for printing of flexible packaging. Their high solvent resistance makes them perfect for use with solvent-based inks.
Flint Group’s rotec Bluelight Sleeves are light and robust, setting the benchmark in conventional plate mounting. The job was printed on a Soma Optima2, a wide web CI flexographic press recently launched at drupa. The design and prepress work was produced by Marvaco Oy and included the Marvaco EGP (Expanded Gamut Printing) Evolution technology, allowing the production of PMS shades without using any spot inks (fixed palette from four to seven process colors).