Pushing the limits in flexo to enable innovative packaging solutions - Apex and iPB Printing partner in innovation

By Bas van der Poel | Oct 23, 2018 9:33:38 AM

Ton Lavrijsen and his brother Bart are today’s third generation at the helm of the iPB family business. Having recently installed two brand new Bobst 10-colour flexo presses, they are ready to once again push the limits of innovation in packaging solutions. “Technology is really the tool that enables us to excel in what differentiates us from our competitors: product development. That is why it is also important for us to partner with specialists like Apex International: by combining skills and knowledge, we can both improve and innovate faster.”

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Video - Have a look inside Apex International

By Jeanine Graat | Feb 1, 2018 11:28:30 AM

Apex International’s headquarters is based in Hapert, the Netherlands. Apex is the world's largest manufacturer of precision flexographic ink-to-plate transfer technology including anilox rolls and sleeves for narrow- and wide-web, corrugated, offset and coating applications. Have a look inside our state-of-the art facility.

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VIV aims for short run flexible packaging with ‘Smart Digital Flexo’

By Jeanine Graat | Jan 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Apex and VIV take flexo to the next level: Going digital on a flexo press may sound like a contradiction to many people. Weinand Van Kesteren however has been perfecting his ‘Smart Digital Flexo’ concept for over a year now. And he is convinced it will enable his company VIV to become a leader in producing high quality flexible packaging in short and very short runs: “We like to do things just a little different here.”

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St-Luc Labels & Packaging Resolves UV Ink Spitting Issues with Apex Anilox technology

By Jeanine Graat | Nov 14, 2017 3:34:47 PM

The family-owned company, St-Luc Labels & Packaging has over 200 employees, 3 plants in 3 countries (Belgium, the Netherlands and France), and 25 presses (6 flexo, 12 digital, 5 letterpress, and 2 offset). For over 25 years, St-Luc has focused on the production of a variety of packaging products, such as self-adhesive labels, shrink sleeves, folding carton and flexible packaging. Recently St. Luc faced UV Spitting, a common issue in the Label flexoprinting industry.

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Apex International taps into trends at Labelexpo Europe

By Jeanine Graat | Nov 6, 2017 10:18:31 AM

Labelexpo Europe 2017 celebrated its biggest-ever edition at the Brussels Expo, occupying nine exhibition halls – 12% bigger than 2015 – and attracting 37,742 visitors (up 5.6%). Apex International tapped into all major trends that headlined the show, welcoming the audience to its Knowledge Center in Hall 11 – close to Labelexpo’s Automation Arena.

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