Every sample tells a story
Sebastian Longo’s first taste of flexo was as an infant, running between the machines of his grandfather’s print shop. Now president of the company, and a judge of the Global Flexo Innovation Awards, he shares what makes the awards so special – and why he’s keen to hear the story behind the sample…
The Global Flexo Innovation Awards recognize and reward flexo print that breaks new ground. For awards judge Kai Lankinen, that means work that’s kind to the environment. Here Kai shares how a PhD study in flexo taught him what to look out for...
The 4 keys to awards success
As the Global Flexo Innovation Awards open for entries, Christopher Horton, independent judging panel chairman and industry expert, gives his four top tips on how to impress the judges…
Flexo: A lifelong fascination
It’s now over 35 years since Stefano d’Andrea fell in love with flexo. Here the Global Flexo Awards judge tells us what he’s anticipating from this year’s entries…
Flexo, the agile print partner for brands in 2020
Brands have been beset with challenges in 2020 as the global response to Covid-19 has continued. For some, business has increased, and quickly, but for all there has been rapid changes and uncertainty. Award judges Ken McGuire and Sebastian Longo, and the DFTA's Martin Dreher, look at how leading flexo technology has helped brands respond…
Awards that are as important as ever
In the run-up to this year’s Global Flexo Innovation Awards, Christopher Horton, independent judging panel chairman and industry expert, explains what makes them special – and why sharing flexo’s success stories has become even more important…
10 reasons to enter the Global Flexo Innovation Awards
The Global Flexo Innovation Awards is a necessary celebration of the ingenuity, creativity and quality that drives the flexo community to new heights every year. But it's also a golden opportunity to celebrate, promote and develop your company. Watch the video and read our 10 reasons to enter.
Fascinating flexo: the view from FlexoGlobal
In the run-up to this year’s Global Flexo Innovation Awards, Laura Wayland-Smith Hatch, awards administrator and publisher of FlexoGlobal, reflects on what makes the program so special – and reveals why she’s still in love with our innovative industry…
What is transformational print? The story behind the awards
With KODAK FLEXCEL NX technology, flexography had a platform to create truly transformational packaging print. The inaugural Global Flexo Innovation Awards celebrated the industry success creating transformational flexo. But what makes flexo print transformational?