Japanese Printing Company Nabe Process Co., Ltd., Improves Efficiency with Asahi Photoproducts AWP™ Flexographic Plates

Asahi Photoproducts, a pioneer in flexographic photopolymer plate development, today reported that Nabe Process Co., Ltd., a major Japanese printing company, has tested Asahi’s AWP™ CleanPrint water-washable flexographic plates against conventional solvent-based plates to measure differences in quality and productivity between the two. The AWP™ plates, which were made with CrystalCleanConnect, demonstrated a significant improvement in print quality and productivity compared to the conventional solvent-developed flexographic plate. CrystalCleanConnect is a brand-new offering jointly developed by Asahi Photoproducts and ESKO that automates the platemaking process, reducing steps from 17 to 1 and dramatically reducing potential for error.