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This 18 yr. Old Anilox Cleaner Still Cleans Everyday

on Nov 29, 2020 in Case Overviews

Flexo Wash is excited to announce that the first FW 3000 Flexo Wash Anilox Cleaner which was sold and distributed in the United States over 18 years ago, is still in continual use and working great. LLFlex, a leading manufacturer based in Louisville Kentucky, still uses their FW 3000 from 2002. It cleans one anilox at a time, and while it takes substantially longer than the newer models, it does such a good job that they never worry about it.  Good things really are built to last. HISTORY...

Are Laser Anilox Cleaners Safe? Plus, all your other questions answered here.

on Nov 8, 2020 in How-To Tips, Products

The Flexo Wash Laser Anilox Cleaner is the headliner of leading cleaning technology. Safe, effective and environmentally friendly, this cleaner is proven to efficiently and thoroughly clean your anilox rolls. How does the laser work? The laser beam works on the principle of the ablation: the ink or coating on the anilox surface is evaporated due to the temperature generated by the laser energy. Since the ink basically becomes ash, this solution is the most sustainable cleaning method. The...

Covid-19 Update

on Oct 5, 2020 in Company News

At Flexo Wash we are monitoring the situation with COVID-19 closely. We will continue to serve our customers while respecting the recommendations from health authorities. As a supplier to the global food and pharmaceutical packaging industry (“Converted Paper Product Manufacturing” segment), Flexo Wash is an essential business and we need to be open to support our customers. We are constantly monitoring and abiding by the ever-changing recommendations and guidelines for traveling and...

No Labelexpo this month? No problem.

on Sep 10, 2020 in Products

With Labelexpo’s postponement until next March, our industry has to wait to see, touch and feel all of the latest and greatest products on the market. But why wait? We know that our customers make their planned capital investments around this time so that they can begin realizing their return on investment in 2020. But, just as we have pivoted to the digital realm for our business during the pandemic, we can do the same now in lieu of this trade show. Here’s just a sampling of some...

Jim Carstairs Joins Flexo Wash as Western Territory Manager

on Aug 27, 2020 in Company News, People on the Move, Press Releases

  Flexo Wash is honored to welcome Jim Carstairs as our Western Territory Manager. Jim has over 30 years of experience in sales in the printing and graphics industries. After beginning his career as a press operator, Jim has worked in a variety of sales and technical positions with different ink and coatings companies.  He also spent four years with International Paper in their internal/external flexo plate and ink sales division before joining Bottcher America, which was primarily...

Have You Automated Your Parts Washing Yet?

on Aug 18, 2020 in Products

Is your current parts washing process unsafe for your print operators? Are you spending too much on labor cleaning parts? Is a lack of clean parts increasing the press downtime between jobs? Are dirty parts affecting your print quality? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions, it’s time to reevaluate your cleaning systems, namely your parts washing process.  Automating your parts washing process will likely provide an immediate return on investment while improving your overall...

Are Dirty Parts Increasing Your Downtime?

on Aug 18, 2020 in Products

Is your current parts washing process unsafe for your print operators?Are you spending too much on labor cleaning parts?Is a lack of clean parts increasing the press downtime between jobs?Are dirty parts affecting your print quality?Are you challenged trying to stay compliant with the latest XP safety regulations? If you have answered “yes” to any of these questions, it’s time to reevaluate your cleaning systems, namely your Parts Washing process. The Flexo Wash Parts Washers are...

Case Study: Is Downtime Your Biggest Point of Pain?

on Jul 22, 2020 in Case Overviews

Mark Cook, the founder and CEO of Catapult Print, has created a unique, customer-driven business that has invested heavily in the latest and greatest technology. Rather than using just the human eye to compare color and cross-check continuity, Catapult’s modern systems ensure consistency and quality with every job. At Catapult, everything is driven by technology, meaning that every label to come off press will be the same as the approved proof, whether it’s the first print run or the...

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