Adding Value with  Decorative Services – Defining Opportunities in New  & Existing Markets Cold Foil and UV Cast and Cure ...
Cold Foil Technology How does it work? Most common with narrow web flexo printing Sheet-fed applications gaining popularity
Cold Foil Technology <ul><li>Available with new printing presses  </li></ul><ul><li>Value-added upgrade for existing print...
Cold Foil Technology Advantages of cold foil  In-line verses off-line  No dies and little makeready Ability to lay down la...
Cold Foil Technology Limitations of cold foil High cost of foil usage  Not suited for dry, porous stocks No combination or...
Cast & Cure ™  Process <ul><li>How does it work? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UV coating is applied with Cyrel, Screen or Litho p...
Cast & Cure ™  Process Easily updated to new or existing off-line UV presses Adaptable for UV coaters up to 28 x 40 size s...
Cast & Cure ™  Process <ul><li>Advantages of Cast & Cure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No tooling costs (dies or foil) </li></ul><...
Cast & Cure ™  Process <ul><li>Limitations of Cast & Cure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best used on coated stocks  </li></ul></ul...
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Adding Value with Decorative Services: Cold Foil and UV Cast and Cure

  1. 1. Adding Value with Decorative Services – Defining Opportunities in New & Existing Markets Cold Foil and UV Cast and Cure ™ - Potential Markets & New Prospects for Growth
  2. 2. Cold Foil Technology How does it work? Most common with narrow web flexo printing Sheet-fed applications gaining popularity
  3. 3. Cold Foil Technology <ul><li>Available with new printing presses </li></ul><ul><li>Value-added upgrade for existing printing presses </li></ul><ul><li>Units available for cold foil and Cast & Cure ™ </li></ul><ul><li>Potential market for print finishers (replace foil board and add value-added service) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost savings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wider variety of colors and patterns (holographic) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate opaque white ink </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick availability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Potentially more sustainable choice </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Cold Foil Technology Advantages of cold foil In-line verses off-line No dies and little makeready Ability to lay down large solids Creates foil half-tones Replace foil board and opaque white inks No heat of plastic films or labels
  5. 5. Cold Foil Technology Limitations of cold foil High cost of foil usage Not suited for dry, porous stocks No combination or embossing possible (sheet-fed) Difference in brilliance verses hot foil
  6. 6. Cast & Cure ™ Process <ul><li>How does it work? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UV coating is applied with Cyrel, Screen or Litho plate onto the sheet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UV coating comes into contact with the Cast & Cure ™ film, releasing an image onto the sheet where the UV coating has been applied </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The image in the Cast & Cure ™ film is transferred to the sheet where the UV coating was applied </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UV coating is then cured, creating a holographic effect onto the sheet </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Cast & Cure ™ Process Easily updated to new or existing off-line UV presses Adaptable for UV coaters up to 28 x 40 size sheets Retrofits available for Cast & Cure and Cold Foil
  8. 8. Cast & Cure ™ Process <ul><li>Advantages of Cast & Cure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No tooling costs (dies or foil) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ability to re-use Cast & Cure film </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fast makeready </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New services without large capital equipment expenditure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminate the need for costly, non-recyclable foil board </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Cast & Cure ™ Process <ul><li>Limitations of Cast & Cure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Best used on coated stocks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Combination foil and embossing not possible </li></ul></ul>
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