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Anderson & Vreeland now distributing Xeikon ThermoFlexX

By Steve Katz, Editor | January 14, 2014

ThermoFlexX enables consistent production of high-quality digital flexo and letterpress plates at resolutions of up to 5080 dpi.

Xeikon has signed a distribution agreement with Anderson & Vreeland for its ThermoFlexX line of digital imagers for flexographic platemaking. Based in Bryan, OH, USA, Anderson & Vreeland is a leading manufacturer and distributor of flexo plate processing equipment and materials.

"Labels and packaging jobs today require more versatility than ever, and flexo and letterpress printers need more integrated plate production solutions, such as ThermoFlexX," says Rick Mix, Xeikon's channel manager for ThermoFlexX solutions in North America. "Anderson & Vreeland has the flexo expertise, technical support and respect of its customers to help us take advantage of this rapidly growing opportunity."

"We're happy to add Xeikon's leading ThermoFlexX solutions to Anderson & Vreeland's portfolio of flexo prepress solutions," adds Lee Zerfass, digital business manager of Anderson & Vreeland. "We look forward to a very productive partnership with this innovative company."

The ThermoFlexX line of digital imagers is a complement to the Xeikon 3000 Series of digital label and packaging presses. Comprising leading-edge hardware and workflow software, the ThermoFlexX product line of imagers is based upon technology with open and modular digital-workflow solutions. ThermoFlexX enables customers to consistently produce high-quality digital flexographic and letterpress plates at resolutions of up to 5080 dpi.

Additional benefits of ThermoFlexX digital imagers include: ergonomic plate mounting; advanced clamping design enables plates to be easily mounted without tape; highest resolution in the market at 5080dpi (equals 645 gray levels at 200lpi); uniquely designed vacuum sliders offer the flexibility to use plates of any width; hybrid drum holds plates in place by vacuum or magnetics; and automated plate loading and unloading.

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