Tag Archive: DLP-2000

US Labels Market Trends: Flexo and Secondary Labeling

June 16, 2015

A recent study from ReportLinker provides positive news for the labeling industry. Their research forecasts US label demand to approach $20 billion in 2019. They’ve also seen trends in specific areas of label printing, including flexography and secondary labeling.

Why Add Narrow-Web Digital to Your Flexo/Indigo Shop?

June 12, 2015

There are a number of reasons for adding Narrow-Web Digital to your Flexo/Indigo shop. Best Practices: Digital Strategies, published by packagePRINTING, explains that the benefits are well known: increased speed, lower cost, and variable data capabilities. However, the article also explains the differing reasons that printers and converters add digital. The main reasons that packagePRINTING focused on were increasing demand... View Article

Choosing Between the DLP-2000 Mini Digital Label Press and DLF-1000 Digital Label Finisher

March 28, 2015

Afinia Label offers two solutions for short-run (< 7500 labels), in-house label printing and finishing. The DLP-2000 Mini Digital Label Press prints in 1600 DPI vibrant color, using the included Memjet-powered Afinia Label L801 Color Label Printer. It also laminates, die-cuts, slits, and rewinds labels at up to 30′ (9.14 meters) per minute, in line. This label press can register... View Article

Going Digital in Flexo Shops: Operator Options

December 12, 2014

No Skilled Operators Needed Flexo shops are familiar with presses that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, or in some cases, upwards of a million dollars, and require a skilled operator to run the press. The average salary for an entry-level flexo press operator in the US is $30,000 (simplyhired.com). Add those together and one must generate hundreds of dollars in... View Article