Digital & HD Flexo Plates

We image digital flexo plates for polythene, label, bag and corrugated printers across East Africa.

We use a variety of plate brands including Dupont, Flint and Asahi with the latest Flat Top Dot plate technology.

These plates combine with Esko HD Flexo software to delivers a “never before seen” print sharpness that our clients enjoy.

Some Tech Specs:

  • HD Flexo imaging
  • Up to 4400 dpi and 200lpi
  • Max Plate Size: 42 x 60 inch
  • Thicknesses: 1.14mm, 1.70mm, 2.54mm, 2.84mm, 3.94mm, 5.00mm, 6.35mm
  • Auto Trapping
  • Online artwork submission & approval

Analog Flexo Plates

While most of the plates we make are digital, we continue to make analog plates exposed from film colour separations.

We make the colour separation films in-house or can work with films provided by our clients.

The Quality Control steps that our analog plates go through is at the same high level as our digital QC procedures ensuring our clients consistent quality, plate after plate.

Primary Analog Users:

  • Bag and sack printers
  • Ideal for Line work printing

Chemical Recycling

We process all our plates through a solvent chemistry system that we continuously recycle and re-use. In-fact we recycle the chemical waste of our customers and our competitors alike to be as environmentally friendly as possible.

Prepress & Artwork

Our studio team spends 90% of their day taking client artworks and preparing them for flexo plate making.

There are many steps and checks and adjustments in this prepress stage to ensure the smooth printing of the job on press.

Their years of experience combined with the latest Esko and Adobe software to ensure the plate ready file will print first time.

Our UK sister company York Repro, provides annual on-site training and remote support for complex artworks

Studio Tasks

  • Prepressing provide artworks
  • Creating a new design from a Clients Brief
  • Rebuilding existing designs from printed samples
  • Converting a design to other pack sizes
  • Reducing the number of print colours

Colour Separations

Our in-house filmmaking allows us to provide an end to end plate solution with no outsourcing and quality control throughout.

This ensures our clients receive timely deliveries job after job, keeping their presses turning and with minimal downtime.