As part of our continual investment programme, we have purchased a new 6 colour in line flexo printer for flexible roll stock. The new printer will be operational by the end of Quarter 1 2018 and will be located, along with our existing in-line flexo machine, in a new dedicated print suite at our Morecambe site. The addition of the new printer enables us to reduce lead-times to less than 2 weeks and supports our continued focus on quality print.
Our printing uses a combination of water-based inks and UV cured inks and the printing plates are interchangeable between both machines for increased flexibility. The printing also supports our own in-house manufacture of sachets and 4 side seal pouch packs and extends our capacity to further supply and manage customer’s specific requirements.
Flexible Printed – Roll Stock
With in-house printing capabilities, we are able to offer our customers a great selection of printing options for their flexible packaging.
We operate a white room flexographic printing suite with two purpose built printing & slitting machines capable of producing printed and plain webs up to 476 mm in width in up to six colours with additional UV varnishing and reverse printing.
We are able to print designs and artwork provided by our customers. We also offer a fully comprehensive artwork design service.
Our in-house print facilities include full web scanning and total batch traceability. FMP stocks many variants of medical packaging substrates including heat seal papers and filmic materials allowing clients a range of options when choosing printed packaging. Samples of such materials are available on request together with full specification details.
Cross reference data is also available allowing customers to explore lower cost alternatives for packaging printing solutions.
Flexible Printed Roll stock
- Two In-house 6 colour flexographic printing machines
- Full web scanning
- Specially coated path rollers to prevent web underside contamination
- Separate slitting and inspection process for post print
- Range of papers (e.g. grid lacquers) and filmic materials (e.g. foil laminates)
- Small print runs and stock management for cost effectiveness