Ghent (Belgium), April 2014 – Industry associations have recognized the high quality production capabilities of Esko Full HD Flexo by presenting adoptees with a number of prestigious awards.
"Launched just over a year ago, Esko Full HD Flexo continues to conquer the industry and provides converters worldwide a unique way to achieve excellent flexo print quality results," comments Thomas Klein, Vice President Digital Flexo at Esko. "We congratulate our customers with their outstanding achievements and are very proud with the recognition of their work!"
Most recent were the EFIA Print Awards. Along with packaging printers RKW Finland and Pa-Hu Full HD Flexo customer Marvaco, a leading prepress house in the Nordic region, won double gold for International Flexo Print on Paper, and Flexo Print on Film with the Hau Hau Champion and Koff Lite designs (Marvaco.fi). In addition, PPP Digital Imaging, a UK-based provider of quality flexographic repro, was recognized with a gold award in the Technical Innovation Supplier category for its PPP Fusion solution that combines the capabilities of Esko Full HD Flexo with PPP’s techniques to achieve the ultimate flexographic printing plate (PPP.co.uk).
Earlier at the FlexoTech International Awards, JV Uniflex (Uniflex.by), one of the largest flexo packaging and self-adhesive label specialists in Belarus, was awarded the Supreme Award for their ‘Moskovskiy Kartofel’ entry, which was also recognized for Flexo Job Previously Printed By Another Process. "It demonstrates our advances in flexo printing, a breakthrough which was possible thanks to the Esko products, Full HD Flexo and Equinox we implemented," said Eugene Lungin of Uniflex.
Even at the early beginnings of Full HD Flexo in 2013, two Esko customers were honored for their ground-breaking work at the DFTA Awards. Bischof + Klein (bk-international.com), one of Europe's leading full-service suppliers of flexible plastic and paper packaging and technology, won gold in the category for flexible packaging category pet food while Glatz Klischee (Glatz.at), a specialist in packaging prepress and plate production for flexo printing and corrugated board, was recognized with the gold award in the snacks and sweet category.