FTA Forum relaunched its 2001 test to compare jobs across different printing processes. The 2012 FOG’D test ran true production jobs and flexo showed itself in all cases a perfect alternative for offset, gravure and digital jobs.
6 different printers throughout the Americas and Europe submitted jobs in flexo, gravure, offset and digital. The idea of the test was not to push flexo –the printers had already invested in flexography- but to learn how printing processes stack up in real production situations makes sense in different situations: they have to compete on quality and economics.
You can read the full article in the February issue of Flexo on page 61. Check the digital edition here.