Newcastle-based packaging prepress company, Reproflex3, has delivered countless high-quality packaging and label applications to UK’s top brand names through the help of both KODAK SPOTLESS Flexographic Solutions and the KODAK FLEXCEL NX System. As one of the first companies to test out SPOTLESS Flexographic Solutions, Reproflex3 has relied on KODAK Technology to create a significantly differentiated offering to their clients. The company will talk about how it has helped them grow their business in the K-Zone on the Kodak stand.
Offset printers will learn more about the KODAK TRILLIAN SP Thermal Plate. TRILLIAN SP Plates deliver an impressive combination of productivity, reduced chemistry and efficient on-press performance. With a long unbaked run length capability, including UV and strong chemical resistance, and fast processing speeds, Trillian SP Plates can help offset package printers deliver faster turnaround times for better customer satisfaction.
For those offset printers and brand owners looking for even more sustainability features, the KODAK SONORA XP Plate takes process-free thermal technology to a whole new level. Offering high-quality thermal imaging and the complete elimination of plate processing, SONORA XP Plates can help increase productivity, simplify operations and remove costs by reducing the number of steps required for platemaking. These plates provide customers the same resolution, accuracy, and repeatability as traditionally processed thermal plates, while improving image consistency.
Printers looking for short-run digital solutions for their packaging needs can stop by to learn about the KODAK NEXPRESS Digital Color Press. Delivering outstanding quality, the KODAK NEXPRESS Platform prints on more than 700 standard offset substrates and comes equipped with Print Genius, a suite of productivity and quality control tools. With the KODAK NEXPRESS Fifth Imaging Unit Solution, printers can achieve spot color, Kodak’s unique in-line dimensional printing, high-quality gloss, in-line watermarking, or coating in a single pass. Printers such as Synergie Group PLC have created high-impact packaging using the KODAK NEXPRESS Platform. In fact, with the help of digital print, Synergie designed custom packaging for young entrepreneur and licensed chocolatier, Louis Barnett of Chokolit Ltd., allowing the brand to gain a competitive edge in the global marketplace. Synergie and Chokolit will be sharing their story in the K-Zone on the Kodak stand.
With KODAK PRINERGY POWERPACK Workflow, package printers can experience exceptional efficiency throughout the entire packaging production process. With increased automation, integration and controlled processes, PRINERGY POWERPACK Workflow can help streamline operations. Through the powerful option of Packaging Layout Automation, printers can also automate the task of press sheet layout to reduce errors by leveraging KODAK PRINERGY Rules-Based Automation Software.
At drupa 2012, Kodak also will share packaging expertise related to brand-asset management and brand protection. Kodak’s applications enable package printers to deliver results that help companies and manufacturers strengthen the equity and integrity of their brands.
With KODAK DESIGN2LAUNCH Brand Manager, marketing departments and packaging teams can effectively manage their brand assets and content creation to get to market faster at a lower cost and with tighter control over brand standards.
Package printers considering value-added services for their businesses will benefit from demonstrations of Kodak’s Brand Protection Services and Solutions. Featured products at drupa 2012 will include KODAK TRACELESS AD System for Antidiversion. Kodak’s growing technology portfolio of brand and packaging protection applications help brand owners defend their products against black market counterfeiting and gray market diversion, the illegitimate reselling and distribution of products. Each solution offers unique capabilities that enable package printers to combine both overt and covert markings to produce a highly effective, layered defense. Attendees can learn more during a scheduled K-Zone session focused on Kodak’s efforts in anti-counterfeiting.