CDI Spark : Produce the Perfect Flexo Plates - Esko

CDI Spark : Produce the Perfect Flexo Plates

Market leader in Digital flexo platemaking equipment.

  • Accommodates all plate sizes
  • Works with all brands of digital plates
  • Reliable productivity
CDI Spark 5080

An imager for every application

The CDI Spark family offers a wide range of digital flexo imagers for plates for different markets: from a small footprint imager to very large, for the tag and label, flexible packaging, small and medium folding carton to the corrugated market.



Choose an imager that grows with your company


Based on proven Esko CDI laser imaging technology & high resolution optics

Improved ergonomics

Reliable productivity


We really like the exceptional quality from CDI plates. It has delivered us a step up in quality. The highlights are much smoother, while the vignettes are much cleaner and more consistent. There are no longer the hard lines that are found when the highlights reach the breaking point to zero,"

Dave Nosker, CEO, Creative Labels, USA

20% cost reduction
in their plate making

Powerful Esko workflow tools, combined with the unique features of the CDI, offer the fastest plate throughput along with the greatest reliability. After switching from analog to digital film with a CDI, Esko customers generally report a 20% cost reduction in their plate making.

Repeatable quality

Repeatable quality

The superior plate quality from a CDI is exactly what a printer needs to achieve outstanding results: fine highlights, excellent details and superb coverage in the shadows. The CDI delivers it the first time, and every time. The CDI offers superb results that before were only achievable in offset or gravure.

One CtP imager for all your media

Our market leading CDIs can image digital (LAMS coated) flexo plates, letterpress plates (polyester- and, optional, metal based), chemistry free offset plates, digital silk screens and chemistry-free film.

  • Digital flexo plates: Fuji, Flint, DuPont, MacDermid, Asahi, Toyobo, Toray and others
  • Digital letterpress plates (metal and polyester based): Dantex, Flint, Toray, Toyobo and others
  • Digital varnishing plates: Flint, DuPont
  • Film: PCI (Laserpoint II), Folex AG (LADF 0175)
  • Rotary screen: Gallus Screen
One CtP imager for all your media
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About us

We help our customers to make the best packaging for billions of consumers.

The Esko product portfolio supports and manages the packaging and print processes for brand owners, retailers, designers, premedia and trade shops, packaging manufacturers, and converters. For 9 out of 10 retail packages, Esko solutions are used in packaging management, asset management, artwork creation, structural design, prepress, 3D visualization, flexo plate making, workflow automation, quality assurance, sample-making, palletization, supply chain collaboration and/or the production of signage and displays.

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