Flexographic (Flexo) Printing


Everyday Printing for Corrugated Boxes

Flexo print or Flexographic Printing is one of the more basic forms of printing, most commonly used within the corrugated and box making industry. This is because it allows you to print onto what is a relatively uneven surface, directly.

Flexographic Printing Process

The process involves making a relief polymer-print stereo direct from the artwork, to which the water-based biodegradable ink is applied. This is then put onto the chosen material by direct contact pressure. You print one individual colour with each print stereo.

This extremely cost-effective method of box printing offers superb end user flexibility for all custom printed boxes with logos and text. You may choose to have as little as a product reference or simple instruction printed, (such as “fragile” or “handle with care” ) or you could choose to print the entire box with your brand colour or colours. More detailed graphics can be achieved by using up to five individual colours especially on larger print runs.

This versatile, simple and adaptable print technology is ideally suited to small, medium and large production runs of printed corrugated boxes. Flexo also offers great cost savings compared to other printing techniques.

What Materials Can Be Printed?

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Films and Bags

How Can Flexographic Printing Benefit Your Operation?

  • Packaging branded with your company logo
  • Relay important messages such as “this way up”
  • Low set up costs

Our Expertise

  • Production in food grade environments (BRC IOP)
  • Assistance with your artwork design and layout
  • Our team is your team
  • Electronic PDF artwork proofs
  • Ink swatches for approval to ensure colour consistency

For any custom printed boxes with Flexo printing, please feel free to call us on 01491 834000 or use the enquiry form on the right.

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In the late 1970’s two friends and colleagues, Tim Allen and Stewart Middleton, saw a gap in the market for a different type of packaging company. At the time other businesses were selling custom made boxes and stocked packaging consumables, but Tim & Stewart wanted to offer more than that. They wanted to give their clients additional services such as warehouse storage and the ability to ‘call off’ their packaging as and when it was required…

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