Berkshire Labels Installs First Mark Andy P9E in Europe

Leading UK converter of high-quality labels and shrink sleeves, Berkshire Labels, has installed the first 17” (430mm) Mark Andy Performance Series P9E at its manufacturing facility in Hungerford, some 100km west of London.

Mark Andy Sees Success at Labelexpo Europe with 20 Flexo and Digital Equipment Sales

Mark Andy reports a successful Labelexpo Europe 2019, garnering 20 press agreements on the show floor, 10 flexo and 10 digital. 

Zircon Doubles Down on Mark Andy and Rotoflex Partnership

Zircon Technologies, a leading label and packaging converter located in India, continues to add premiere flexographic, converting and finishing equipment to their existing portfolio of  state-of-the-art presses and facilities.

Mark Andy Announces Evolution Series - Its Latest Flexographic Innovation

Mark Andy is pleased to introduce the Evolution Series to its suite of flexographic offerings. A simple-to-operate platform powered by proven Mark Andy engineering and technology, Evolution Series provides converters a scalable production solution designed to serve their business needs today, while providing adaptability to the needs driving future business growth.

Enabling High Margin Label Production Through Press Operator Education

Training at Mark Andy University is an ideal approach to optimize productivity in your flexographic and/or digital pressroom. All operators can benefit from Mark Andy University's various OEM-based training courses, regardless of experience. 

Mark Andy to Debut New Digital and Flexographic Technology at Labelexpo

Innovations come in the form of roll-to-roll and advanced inline digital hybrid, digital print width enhancements and servo-driven flexo offerings.

High-Margin Niche Markets: Why Many Brands are Turning to Pouches

A standcap inverted pouch: it’s basically just a fancier name for squeezable packaging without the hassle of battling hard plastic. Not only does this new packaging trend bring consumers convenience, but it also presents a new niche market to capitalize on in the world of converters.

Gutenberg Gala, Celebrating Canadian Print Excellence

The Team at Imprimerie Sainte-Julie in Montreal took home the Award for Best Flexible Packaging for their La Coulée, Sparkling Maple Water packaging, that was printed on a Mark Andy P-Series Press.

Mark Andy Print Products Announces Expansion with Flexo Consumables into European Market

Mark Andy Print Products Europe is offering all essential flexo pressroom consumables, including, plate mounting tape, doctor blades, splicing tape, pressroom chemistry, and more.

The Business Case for Modern Flexo Equipment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Because of the workhorse nature of legacy - or traditional - flexographic presses, many converters have adapted a 'more with more' philosophy. That's to say, print houses are adding more capacity by purchasing more equipment. 

Norsk Etikett System AS Upgrades to Modern Flexo Equipment

Norwegian Converter Announces Acquisition of Mark Andy P5E  

Mark Andy and Partners Host Educational Open House for European Print Students

Mark Andy, DuPont Advanced Printing, and tesa tape host students from five universities at Mark Andy’s European Headquarters.

7 Ways to Boost Your Press Productivity

What you will learn: how to increase your press productivity through flexo and digital press technology

Don’t Fall Victim: Tools to Minimize Overexertion in the Workplace

Whether you are a business owner, manager, or on the production floor, workplace safety should be top-of-mind.

Czech Label Printer KZK Installs Mark Andy P5E Flexo Press

One of the Czech Republic’s leading label converters, KZK, has installed a Mark Andy P5E Performance Series press at its facility in Brno.

HB Label Print Installs First Mark Andy LED-UV Press in Ireland

Dublin-based HB Label Print is the first narrow web converter in Ireland (and the UK) to install a Mark Andy press with LED-UV curing.

Raising the Bar with Inline Flexo Press Technology

Across all verticals and industries, label and flexible packaging end-users are constantly looking for ways to increase their shelf visibility and enhance their products.

A Deeper Dive Into Improving Pressroom Efficiency

In my previous post, I broke down what Overall Equipment Effectiveness (O.E.E) is and taking the first step to improving your equipment O.E.E. to make your pressroom more efficient.

4 Myths About Flexo (And Why They’re Wrong)

As a company that helped to establish and build the flexographic printing technology, we are aware of the claims that flexo may not have a place in the average converter’s workflow.

Advance Printing Factors Mark Andy Flexo into Long-Term Growth Strategy

Spanning four plants and employing over 320 people in China, Advance Printing Company, established in 2001 and headquartered in Suzhou, is one of the country’s most successful privately-owned label converting companies.

Optimizing Your Pressroom Efficiency Metrics

Let's face the facts, the profitability of any printing company is driven by their pressroom efficiency.

Top 10 Most Read Articles of 2018

What a year! 2018 has been one for the books. We saw record attendance and sales at Labelexpo Americas. We trekked across the United States to host Digital One Roadshows. Our product team launched many new products to market, including Digital Series HD and the three new Performance Series models.

Warning- You May Not be as Efficient as You Think

Most operators and managers are concerned with efficiency. But, despite heroic efforts at creating efficient processes, we still hear reports of profits struggling to outpace costs.

5 Reasons Why the 2200 is the Worst Press We’ve Made

In eyes of rival press manufacturers, the 2200 is the worst press ever. Yep, we went there. Its reputation of high-quality, maximum versatility and hardware longevity speaks for itself and makes it difficult for converters to allow themselves to part with their pressroom favorite.

RX for Success: The 411 on Plate Mounting Tape

Dr. Flexo dives into the basics every printer should know about mounting tape to optimize your printing process and achieve high print quality. 

Mark Andy Print Products Strengthens Partnership with RotoMetrics

Mark Andy Print Products, the supplies and consumables division of Mark Andy Inc. have been named the preferred global distributor of RotoMetrics print and magnetic cylinders. 

RX for Success: Troubleshooting Your Tint Sleeves

Tint sleeves (also, commonly known as flood coat rollers) are the paint roller of the print industry. They are the solution when you need to print a continuous ink, varnish or adhesive, flood coat your substrate, or print continuous lineal strips.

Mark Andy Print Products Sees Success at Labelexpo Americas

Mark Andy Print Products (MAPP) had a successful event exhibiting at Labelexpo Americas 2018 in Stand 749. 

New Eco-Friendly Mark Andy Modular Dryers to Lower Overhead Costs

Modular and energy efficient, Mark Andy's latest recirculation drying technology is the perfect solution for both precision- and cost-driven converters alike.

Expanding Our Global Footprint in Europe

For many years we have been the leading manufacturer of narrow web flexo presses. Subsequently we have enjoyed a majority share of the North American market.  

RX for Success: Dr. Flexo on The Importance of Maintaining Clean Anilox Rolls

Let’s talk about the importance of maintaining clean anilox rolls. This is one of the most critical, best practice fundamentals for repeatable consistency in your pressroom.

Brazilian Converter Adds Capacity with Acquisition of Mark Andy Performance Series P7E

Grafica Etikor Experiences 30% Growth with Mark Andy Performance Series

Established Brazilian manufacturing company Grafica Etikor has been providing quality adhesive labels for over 20 years. 

Mark Andy Print Products & DuPont Advanced Printing Reinforce Partnership at Labelexpo Americas 2018

Mark Andy Print Products and DuPont Advanced Printing will be together on-Stand 749 at Labelexpo Americas 2018. 

3 New Models Added to the Performance Series Line

We are eager to announce the release of new press models: P9E, P7E and P5E to the award-winning Performance Series product line.

Dr. Flexo on the Importance of the Right Splicing Tape

Splicing tape is one of the small items often overlooked as a key ingredient to consistent production. 

Progressive Label Purchases a Mark Andy Performance Series

The press will support growth initiatives in the food-grade safe sector.

Equipment Spotlight: Digital Plus Screen

Digital Plus Screen is an inline digital print module that seamlessly integrates single color UV inkjet printing into high-output flexographic equipment.

Continental Datalabel Installs Three Mark Andy Performance Series

The label and tag manufacturer brings production consistency to multiple facilities. 

Reflex Labels Plus Order High-Spec P7

Reflex Label Plus, formerly Labelsco, which became part of the Reflex Group in 2012, has ordered a top-of-the-range Performance Series P7 from Mark Andy UK for its plant in Barwell, Leicestershire.

Mark Andy Makes Strategic Sale in Poland

In what is claimed as a significant milestone in its growing market penetration in Europe, Mark Andy has made a conquest sale to leading Polish label converter Mal-Pol, based in Olesin, some 35km east of the capital city Warsaw. 

Flexo or Digital Hybrid: Which Production Method is Right for You?

Market shifts are pushing converters to integrate new technologies into the workplace, making it increasingly common to have multiple production processes utilized in a single pressroom.

Preventive Maintenance: The Secret Ingredient for Success

Imagine buying a brand-new car and never taking the time to get its oil changed, ultimately leading to the entire engine shutting down and having to be replaced. Something as simple and easy as getting a car inspected by a mechanic every few months keeps it running for hundreds of thousands of miles. 

Etipress Evolves to Next Generation Technology

Etipress Etiquetas Autoadheribles, a printing company located in Guadalajara, Mexico, has recently installed a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press and is seeing drastic results. 

Secure Your Workflow: Best Tapes for the Job

Plate mounting is a high volume activity in busy pressrooms. Accuracy, confidence of the adhesion and ease of periodic re-positioning is critical to getting every job out the door on time with quality printing and consistent results.

Sunimprof Rottaprint Invests in Mark Andy Technology

Any label converter that carries more than €750,000’s worth of stock, which equates to one month’s supply, may be considered a major player – when that company is in Romania, with its relatively small and undeveloped market, it makes an even larger statement.  

Resolutions for a Profitable New Year

It’s the start of a new year and that means the start of a whole new set of objectives. New year’s resolution season is upon us, making it the perfect time to revamp current business workflows and inspire new ideas to start the year out with a bang!

Mark Andy Presses Produce Award Winning Labels in South Africa

The Flexographic Technical Association of South Africa recently conducted its annual Print Excellence Awards competition.

Mark Andy Named Exclusive United States Distributor of DuPont™ Cyrel® Products

The agreement furthers both organizations’ commitment to flexographic customers’ success.

Color Gamut: What Really Matters

Expanded gamut is a hot topic in the printing industry. Whether its flexo, digital, or hybrid technology, a lot of people have a strong interest in the matter. This is the primary reason why so many label press manufacturers, including Mark Andy, have developed technology to support it.

The Flexographic Technical Association Takes on Saint Louis

Over 350 members of the label & packaging industry came to St. Louis, Missouri for the 2017 installment of the FTA Fall Conference. This year’s conference theme was “The Gateway to Technology”, with a main goal of facilitating thought-provoking dialogue on new technology in the flexo market.

Record Setting Labelexpo for Mark Andy

Labelexpo Europe 2017 proved to be another successful event for Mark Andy and our global network of distributors.

Label Technology Acquires Equipment to Support Flexible Packaging Production

Rotoflex has confirmed another VLI sale to Label Technology, a North American printer that specializes in flexible packaging and pressure sensitive labels solutions.

Mirmar Invests in Mark Andy Presses

Spanish label converter, Mirmar SA, has added to its stable of Mark Andy flexo presses with another of the manufacturer’s award-winning Performance Series.

Reflex Labels Purchases Seven Mark Andy Presses

Gearing up to make the most of Brexit, Reflex Labels’ CEO Ian Kendall has invested in seven new Performance Series flexo presses, all due to be installed at the company’s plant in Boston (Lincolnshire) before September 2017.

New Technologies & Techniques for Narrow and Mid-Web Converters

Jerry Henson, a Mark Andy Regional Sales Manager, discusses the opportunities for narrow- to mid-web converters in the growing flexible packaging market.

Tom Cavalco Speaks on Polish Print Market

Świat Poligrafii sat down with Tom Cavalco, Managing Director for Mark Andy EU, to discuss the company’s recent open house and success in the Polish market.

12-Color Performance Series P7 Installed in India

Zircon Technologies, print and packaging provider based out of India, has installed a 12-color Mark Andy Performance Series P7.

LariTryck Makes Double Investment in Mark Andy Technology

Leading Swedish label converter LariTryck AB invested heavily at the recent Mark Andy Open House in Warsaw.

First LED Press Installed in Benelux at Dutch Graphic Group

Dutch Graphic Group (formerly Graphic & Mail) has installed the first Mark Andy Performance Series press in the Benelux to be fitted with ProLED curing.

All4Labels Installs Mark Andy at RAKO Plants in Germany and China

In a strategic move that substantiates Mark Andy as a preferred supplier, All4Labels Global Packaging Group, the newly created global group that includes Baumgarten, RAKO, and X-Label, has installed two high specification Performance Series P7 presses in Witzhave (Germany) and Hangzhou (China).

Mark Andy Celebrates European Open House Success in Warsaw

More than 300 converters witnessed digital, flexo, and finishing technologies

Mark Andy Europe to Host Open House Days (5-7 April 2017)

Mark Andy, a leader in narrow-web printing and converting solutions, will host an Open House at its European headquarters in Warsaw, Poland, 5-7 April, 2017.

Mark Andy Introduces Performance Series for Narrow-Web Flexible Packaging

 Mark Andy will be busy at Labelexpo Americas demonstrating its innovative new technology solutions that are embedded in its strategic commitment as a Total Solutions Partner.

iFLEX Labels Celebrates 40-Year Milestone with the Acquisition of a P5

iFLEX Labels, the newly trademarked trade name of Fantasia Printing Ltd., is celebrating 40 years of business success with the acquisition of a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press.

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