Contact Originators Achieves ESKO HD Certification

Leading packaging origination and flexo platemaking company, Contact Originators, has achieved Esko’s prestigious HD Flexo certification, recognising its high standards and market-leading innovation.

In order to become certified, Contact Originators submitted several production print samples produced using HD Flexo to Esko’s research and development centre. Print specialists then examined the quality of the submissions according to Esko’s quality parameters.

Steve Mulcahy, CEO of Contact Originators Group, said: “Gaining HD Flexo certification confirms Contact Originators’ position as a market-leader and recognises our commitment to delivering the highest quality to our customers.

“Achieving the rigorous standards required for the certification also demonstrates our ability to deliver this high-quality for our customers consistently and reliably. It is extremely gratifying to have our efforts and dedication to innovation recognised with Esko’s globally-acknowledged certification and is testament to the hard work of the Contact Originators team.

Plates made with Esko HD Flexo allow better ink coverage in shadows, improving solid densities and eliminating pinholes while also providing softer vignettes. HD Flexo plates are also more robust and are able to produce longer print runs with exceptional quality

Contact Originators has a proven track record of revolutionary developments. The company claimed a world first for its design and manufacture of MagnaForma, a 2.8m wide mounted multi-piece photopolymer flexographic plate. They were also the first partners in the world to achieve FlexoExpert™ certification status, operated by Flint Group.

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