Recognizing the fast-growing development of UV LED curing and ink products in the narrow web flexo industry, the R&D team at Mark Andy is creating fully compatible print platform designs to integrate these latest curing solutions across their leading lines of narrow web machines.

Mark Andy realizes that UV LED technology demonstrates an important evolution in curing or drying in narrow web, continuing to show measurable advantages in energy usage, reduced heat load for thinner substrates, smaller footprints and clear environmental benefits.

Mark Andy has been recognized globally for numerous innovations over the past 65 years, most recently winning two technical innovation awards for the Performance Series print platform. By developing UV LED curing technology into these latest, award winning print platforms and traditional flexo machines, converter productivity and efficiency will be improved, increasing their profit potential. The program fully supports the mission of Mark Andy, which is to continue to focus on proven innovations that directly provide converters tools to improve their businesses.

“We are very pleased and excited to support UV LED as it really begins to penetrate the flexo printing market. It is an exciting technology that demonstrates much promise in narrow web. Partnering with leading UV LED and flexo ink suppliers has given us the ability to continue positioning ourselves as a technology leader in support of our growing worldwide customer base,” stated Greg Palm, vice president of New Business Development for Mark Andy, Inc.