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Kodak Introduces Efficient & Eco-friendly KODAK SPOTLESS Flexographic Solution

Published on 2011-10-06. Author : SpecialChem

ROCHESTER, NY -- Kodak announced the KODAK SPOTLESS Flexographic Solution, a new system that helps flexographic trade service providers and printers maintain impactful product package appearance, cut costs and increase production efficiency through the reduced use of spot colors.

The new software and measurement device package is an ideal companion to the award-winning KODAK FLEXCEL NX System. Users of FLEXCEL NX Plates enjoy better print stability, higher print densities and wider color gamut with four-color process printing than other digital flexo plates?features that are essential for successful substitution of spot colors with process color printing.

The KODAK SPOTLESS Flexographic Solution is designed to be user-friendly, intuitive and includes specific features for recipe generation that accommodate the unique minimum dot characteristics of flexo printing.

"Users enjoy the production benefits of replacing more spot colors with four-color process printing than previously possible with flexography," said Emma Schlotthauer, Packaging Marketing Manager, Prepress Solutions, Kodak. "In fact, in many cases customers are considering the new solution a viable alternative to the complex practice of extended color gamut printing with more than four process colors."

"In these tough business times it's all about survival of the fittest. The SPOTLESS Flexographic Solution coupled with the FLEXCEL NX System gives Reproflex3 an opportunity to reduce design setup cost and ultimately provide our clients with a greater operating margins," said Andrew Hewitson, Joint Managing Director, Reproflex3 UK and beta tester for the new solution. "For years flexographic printing has been an artisan process, with so many variables driving so many different levels of print quality. The SPOTLESS Flexographic Solution process provides our clients with a fresh scientific approach to print. This in turn is providing faster makereadys, less waste, closer color match and overall repeatable controlled print. The SPOTLESS Flexographic Solution is a game changer and together with the FLEXCEL NX System, flexographic print will never be the same."

Kodak is a global advisor and provider of integrated services to help companies transform and optimize their businesses. Through a network of service professionals in 120+ countries, Kodak provides technical, professional, consulting and managed services to enable customers to focus on growing their businesses, maximize productivity, and more effectively manage risks. All KODAK Products and Software are backed by KODAK Service and Support.

About Kodak

As one of the world's foremost imaging innovators, Kodak helps consumers, businesses, and creative professionals unleash the power of images, information, and printing to enrich their lives. In the graphic communications industry, Kodak serves customers in the printing, publishing, packaging and enterprise markets with intelligent solutions for competitive advantage and greater return on investment. Kodak helps customers adapt, transform and grow their businesses. Through a comprehensive product and solutions portfolio that integrates revolutionary technologies, smart automation and specialized services, Kodak supplies customers operating in traditional, hybrid and digital graphic environments the broadest choice of software, production products and services for creating and managing high-value variable output efficiently and cost effectively.

Source: Kodak


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