Entries by Robert J. Smithson, CEO

Why is Shrink Sleeve Distortion Important?

Shrink sleeve distortion is a crucial step in shrink sleeve printing applications. Shrink sleeves are labels that conform to the shape of a container when heat is applied, creating a 360-degree coverage of the surface. Distortion designing takes into account the unique properties of shrink sleeves and addresses the distortions associated with the shrinking process. […]

What Are Flexo Printing Plates?

Printing plates are a crucial component in the flexographic printing process.  As a maker and innovator of flexo plates for over 40 years, Trinity Graphic knows what these precious canvases are and how to optimize them for ultimate performance. In this blog, we’ll stick to the basics and walk through what are flexo printing plates […]

Key Considerations for Flexographic Printing Plates

As quality demands continue to grow, flexographic printing plates can make the difference between happy customers and rejected prints. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a newcomer to the printing industry, choosing the right flexo printing plates is crucial for achieving optimal results. In this blog, we’ll explore the key considerations when purchasing flexo printing […]

Is it Time to Outsource Your Flexo Plate Making?

The Flexo industry has changed drastically over the past decade. Technology and processes that were once profitable, are now holding printers back from fully optimizing their shop floor. Printing plates and the flexo plate making process are becoming one of these notably cumbersome processes. With the insurgence of digital technology, along with staff and machine […]