Gravure Printing

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Gravure Printing

A way to print paper in which the image is carved into the printing plate. That is, the image consists of indentations on the plate. This contrasts with relief printing, in which the image is raised from the plate's surface.
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6 million tons of paper per year using gravure, offset and digital processes.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging, Harlingen believe that gravure printing cannot offer the levels of flexibility that the market now requires and that FleXtreme[R] will begin to take market share.
Line of web-converting equipment includes coaters, laminators, gravure printing presses, slitters, embossers, unwinds and rewinds.
For image printing, the gravure cylinder is engraved with the actual image to be transferred to the substrate.
In other words, the image is neither raised as in letterpress or flexography, nor is it depressed as in gravure.
In business since 1973, it's only been in the past three years that Gravure has shown a growth rate that has been nothing short of spectacular.
Directories, telephone: gravure printing, not published
Similar to Earthinks' flexographic and screen print products, the new gravure inks are water-based and made from up to 100% natural ingredients, including soy, starch, sugars, dextrin, tree resin, cellulose and other polysaccharides.
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The debut of "The Lion's Den" showcased new innovation where contestants were to present a product, service or approach that sets them apart in gravure.
Several major UK brands are already indicating a move away from gravure print as they seek a more sustainable, commercially-sound alternative, according to Chris Tonge, Sales and Marketing Director at Ultimate Packaging.
These include the loss of contracts and a threat to current contracts, continued price reductions demanded by publishers, continued increased capacity not only in the UK but also western Europe in both Gravure and web offset and the ongoing losses at the company.