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We continually strive to help move the printing, packaging, and coating industry forward through innovation, increased productivity, advanced technology, and a vision to meet the demands of the ever-changing pressroom. Receive a NO-COST, NO-RISK evaluation of your pressroom.
High-performance pressroom products to improve your
Productivity, Safety, and Performance.
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New Technologically Enhanced Doctor Blade
H9® introduces a totally new and innovative technologically enhanced coating for extreme wear resistance without extreme hardness. It is combined with our high-density carbon steel doctor blade material for superior performance in the most demanding print and coating applications. H9® achieves great results for applications in flexo print and coating, lab tech applications, and other challenging environments.
Pressroom Process Technology Consulting
Our PTC service program offers pressroom audits that identify cost and waste reduction opportunities as well as a clear, easy to follow implementation program. PTC also offers operator and management best practices training as well as compliance audits. Benefits are guaranteed and are reported to far exceed cost and expectations.
“Any defect, any mid-run press stop, can entirely eliminate margin from a job. As QA manager, it is up to me to prevent waste before it happens. That’s why I rely on FLXON and SWED/CUT doctor blades to gain our competitive advantage.”
“As a manager, I am tasked with adding to our bottom line from within our manufacturing process, I knew I needed help from the outside. We connected with FLXON and their PTC services, their depth of experience based knowledge made all the difference in the world. Detailed audits, on-press operator training, and easy to accomplish process improvement recommendations helped us exceed our targets. Process Improvement isn’t a destination – it is an ongoing process that requires expert support from partners like FLXON.”
“We placed your recommended SWED/CUT doctor blades on our white deck and days later we still have ZERO leakage! At first I was skeptical, but now the first to admit that you truly do have the ultimate doctor blade for our high speed flexo press. Still in amazement at the results. We are now averaging 4 days run time with almost no leakage on both colors or whites!”
Eliminate Costly Defects, Waste & Downtime
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Over 25 Years of Service
For over 25 years we have helped flexographic and rotogravure printers eliminate print defects, drive out waste, reduce press downtime, increase press speeds, and ultimately lower the cost-of-goods sold to achieve a higher gross margin.
We know that in today’s pressrooms, our customers require a prompt and right solution for their specific needs. At FLXON, we keep customer satisfaction as our top priority. Part of that is ensuring we are committed to providing the highest quality and best selection of doctor blades, on-press equipment, pressroom accessories, and technical assistance.
Through the years we have earned a reputation for continually improving and striving for improved doctor blade and pressroom equipment technology to meet the ever increasing demands of flexographic and rotogravure pressrooms.
Along with SWEDEV AB, manufacturer of SWED/CUT® Performance Doctor Blades, we are committed to employing the latest technologies and advancements in materials to provide innovative, cutting-edge products to printers through doctor blade technology. precision ink metering, ink flow management, and operator training.
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Innovation & Advanced Technology
There are many details within the structure of the materials used to make high performance doctor blades. We are committed to research, analysis, and high-technology to assist in developing more advanced doctor blades.
Our commitment is to assist in the development of better doctor blades that meter more precisely, last longer with less negative impact, and eliminate waste and downtime from the production process.
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