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...

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...

Plate Washing Was A Drain on Time, Talent and Treasure

on Apr 2, 2020 in Case Overviews

Eight months. Eight months was all it took for Steinhauser to get a complete return on their investment in their FW Plate Washer. But more than the return on investment, they got their time back as well. And most importantly, they got gratitude from their employees. As Steinhauser CEO Tara Halpin states “It is amazing how thankful our guys are to have these tools available to help them do their job more effectively.” Here’s their story: Steinhauser is a well-known fourth generation family...

Cleaning Case Study: Flexo-Graphics Rapid Growth Leads Them to Work Smarter Not Harder

on Feb 19, 2020 in Case Overviews

Flexo-Graphics was having a problem – and it was a good problem to have.  Business was growing rapidly, but they realized their internal processes were not keeping up with production demands.  As their business grew and expanded, the need to clean their aniloxes effectively grew and expanded as well. Their problem was that the method of cleaning they used to clean their aniloxes “broke down too often and too fast.” Due to this unreliable cleaning system, Flexo-Graphics employees...

Tapecon Continues Its 100 Year Evolution Through Innovation by Partnering with Flexo Wash

on Jan 7, 2019 in Case Overviews

TAPECON MEETS FLEXO WASH With all the great successes and production increases in their business, Tapecon needed to expand their print quality processes as well. They turned to Flexo Wash back in 2007, wanting to clean their anilox rolls more efficiently and thoroughly without damage or increased downtime on press. They purchased a single roll Flexo Wash Anilox Cleaner and saw increases in their productivity immediately. That single station Anilox Cleaner served them well but their business...

How To Save Time and Money: Another Case Study from Flexo Wash

on Mar 17, 2018 in Case Overviews

At Flexo Wash, we talk with our customers and they tell us what makes the difference in performance and reliability. In the last quarter, we visited with an existing customer and found that replacing anilox rolls has become quite the headache and expense. Downtime on the press was not just from manual plate cleaning. Anilox Rolls Damage A Common Issue This wide web printer located in Ohio came to the conclusion that poor handling and dirty anilox rolls had become quite the nuisance. It causes...

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