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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The Golden Cylinder Awards are conducted by the Gravure Association of the Americas (GAA) to promote the gravure process and to provide peer recognition for technical achievement.
The acquisition of Flint Groups publication gravure ink business reaffirms our commitment to this sector and will enable us to further strengthen and enhance the performance of our own publication gravure plants.
Sun Chemical chief marketing officer and board member Felipe Mellado said: The acquisition of Flint Groups publication gravure ink business reaffirms our commitment to this sector and will enable us to further strengthen and enhance the performance of our own publication gravure plants.
Gravure coating is a common method that is used in the roll-to-roll manufacture of a wide variety of thin-film coating products, including polarizing plates, battery separators, and photovoltaic devices.
While we have been working on these solutions, gravure printing has remained static.
Many other major UK brand owners are also 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.
Rapid-job rotogravure and flexographic printing equipment includes 4-, 6-, and 8-color CI flexo with up or downstream flexo/ gravure in-register printing.
Like flexographic printing, gravure technology is commonly used for both printing and coating applications.
As lithographic and flexographic inks penetrate markets traditionally held by gravure and letterpress, gravure inks will continue to grow, but at a slower pace, and letterpress demand is expected to decline nearly three percent per annum through 2004.
Gravure is a process wherein a printing cylinder that contains an image area comprised of a pattern of tiny holes (called cells) runs partially immersed in ink.
That's vintage Robert May, the point man who is the key to Gravure International's good fortunes.
Commercial Gravure Printing Industry Report" report to their offering.