What is Flexographic Printing?

Flexography is a well-known method of printing that uses rotary in-line features. Flexographic printing allows printers to print on flexible materials like paper, plastic, cellophane, metallic film, and more.

 

Flexographic printing, or flexo, became prevalent in the early 1900s. The original use of flexographic printing was almost entirely for food packaging. Today, about 60% of the packaging industry uses flexographic printing.

What is Flexography Used For?

Flexography is a well-known method of printing that uses rotary in-line features. Flexographic printing allows printers to print on flexible materials like paper, plastic, cellophane, metallic film, and more.

 

Flexographic printing, or flexo, became prevalent in the early 1900s. The original use of flexographic printing was almost entirely for food packaging. Today, about 60% of the packaging industry uses flexographic printing.

  • Foil

  • Labels

  • Business Forms

  • Envelopes

  • Food/Beverage Packaging

  • Newspapers

  • Folding Cartons

  • Wallpaper

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Advantages of Flexographic Printing

Every printing process has a unique set of features and advantages. Still, flexo printing continues to be a leader in the industry. The main benefits of flexographic printing include:

  • Versatile - allows for many substrates and inks to be used

  • Speed - Flexographic presses offer speeds over 950 feet per minute

  • Automation - Die-cutting, lamination, and sheeting can all be integrated up until the finishing stage.

  • Little Maintenance - this also helps reduce costs!

Flexographic Printing at Red Oak Label, LLC

Red Oak Label is the perfect partner for your business if you are looking for labels, films, foils, papers, and more! Your custom order will ship to you within 6 business days! Visit our website or call us at 262-780-9797. You can also email us at sales@redoaklabel.com.