Great masters are proud of their works of art – creations with a love of detail, in bright colors, with impressive motifs.
Flexo prints can also become masterpieces worthy of exhibition – and their printers can become artists.
How to achieve this? With our DuploFLEX® 5 families.
Excellent print quality, efficient processes, best handling – for all applications. With Lohmann, you are at the right address if you place high demands on your flexo printing results. For your individual requirements, we offer unique solutions that also optimize your process - and all this combined with personal expert support.
The art of offering the right solution for every requirement
Vernissage: The DuploFLEX® 5 families
May we introduce ... our DuploFLEX® 5 families with solutions for the most diverse requirements in flexo printing.
CLASSIC: established & proven
Are you looking for a reliable classic? The DuploFLEX® 5 CLASSIC family offers the perfect basis for your print job: minimized edge lift, no uncontrolled dot gain and residue-free peeling.
EB: resistant & stable
For flexo printing at highly fluctuating temperatures and humidity, we welcome you to our DuploFLEX® 5 EB ("Engineered Bonding") family: stable adhesion and increased resistance to solvents ensure your perfect printing result!
GRIP: consistent & efficient
The DuploFLEX® 5 GRIP family offers you exactly that: optimum "grip". With pronounced polarity to the sleeve and harmonized adhesive strength, resistant to temperature and humidity as well as solvents.
The art of always being there for you
The Lohmann FLEXperts:
Your direct link to flexo know-how
The shortest route to the optimal flexo printing solution: Just ask our FLEXperts! They are the specialists for problem solving around plate mounting adhesive tapes especially when things get really tricky in a print job.
Thomas Holzer, Germany
Thomas joined Lohmann 10 years ago, after 20 years in pre-press. His approach as a FLEXpert is holistic, with good contacts, for instance to machine and plate manufacturers – and he sees himself as a bit of a Flexo Maniac.
Stan Riches, North America
Stan started in the flexo industry as a mounter in preprint. With 26 years at Lohmann in multiple roles he now serves as Application Engineering Manager for North America. Stan brings extensive process and technical knowledge to our customers helping them every week to improve print results and optimize prepress and pressroom performance.
Gilles Durel, France
After 16 years in the printing business and 8 years at Lohmann, Gilles has acquired a huge repertoire of skills and deep knowledge of the flexographic process in general and plate mounting tapes in particular.
Bob Drew, Great Britain
Bob looks back on a lifetime of experience in printing and packaging. As a former Quality Assurance Manager, he is still today specialized in reviewing and advising on processes in order to achieve the best performance and results. In short: a true FLEXpert!
Jordi Cañadas, Spain
Jordi came to Lohmann after 17 years of experience in a flexo repro house and 10 years as a consultant in graphics art. His main special field is in color management, but he also can give great advice on ISO 12647 standards. With his numerous contacts in the Spanish market, Jordi will be able to help customers with a wide range of prepress issues.
Luigi Barbareschi, Italy
Luigi has been in the tapes market for more than 25 years. His area of expertise includes flexo printing and color management. He can provide you with in-depth knowledge on the mounting and demounting process as well as the best tools to avoid edge lifting. Whenever the question is, which DuploFLEX product might be the right one for you, Luigi will always come up with the perfect answer, no matter how specific the request.
Storm Lei, China
With his education at the Institute of Graphic Communication (BIGC) plus many years of working in printing factories and with Lohmann, both Storm’s theoretical knowledge and practical experience are impressive. This is the perfect base for his work as a FLEXpert, in which he provides systematic, professional and practical solutions to his customers.
Bernardo Sonnenberg, South America
With 20 years in the flexo industry in South America, Bernardo is a veteran of the field. Among other things, he has gathered vast prepress and plate manufacturing experience when he worked for a large trade shop in Argentina and represented many of the major co-supplier brands in the flexo industry. He loves traveling all over South America to meet his customers - and helping them to achieve the best possible printing results.
Ed Muneton, South America
Ed has more than 17 years in the pressure sensitive adhesive industry focusing heavily on the Graphics and Flexible Packaging markets. He takes delight in providing technical support to help customers maximize their quality, performance, and efficiency. Based in Colombia, South America Ed looks forward to professionally assessing all inquiries to find practical solutions that will yield high print results.
Michael Nunes, Germany
Michael joined the Lohmann family in 2018, and he brought his 21 years of printing experience along. He knows how to deal with plates as well as the foam underneath, even when it comes to specific challenges, for example printing on corrugated cardboard. His earlier career included both analogue and digital mounting. In order to be able to always offer the best possible service to his customers, he has made troubleshooting his favorite part of the job.
Marcin Wróblewski, Poland
Marcin combines expertise and exuberance with a head full of ideas. He is all about delivering excellent support along the entire printing process – and thanks to his academic background in printing, combined with an entire professional career of various technical positions in prepress and flexo printing, he always delivers. His customers know that when they turn to him, they will always end up with the perfect tape mounting.
Irina Gaivenis, Russia
Irina started her activity in the world of graphics arts 15 years ago as a sales manager in offset printing technology. Early in her career, she chose flexo as her field of personal growth. Nowadays, her customers profit from all the competency and experience she has gathered over the years. Whether they turn to her with a question about the best flexo solution or any other aspects of image printing – Irina will always help them make the right decision.
Martin Csueroes, South-Central-Eastern-Europe
With 20 years in the tape business in several European countries and more than 13 years as FLEXpert, Martin is well equipped to answer to every flexo need – from mounting to demounting, through the entire printing process. He is especially experienced with inks, solvents and varnishing technology. In fact, he hardly leaves his house without his trusted x-rite spectrophotometer and is always on the mission to improve the printing quality together with his customers.
Mario Altamira, Mexico
Mario’s 17 years of experience in the industrial sales sector includes a wide area of expertise in Flexo printing for label manufacturing, corrugated and flexible package products. He has a vast experience in the maquiladora industry in Mexico where he is poised to give you the personalized support needed to ensure you have the best solutions for consistent, high quality wide or narrow flexographic print demands.
Martin Maldonado, Mexico
With 23 years experience within the flexographic industry in Mexico, Martin is well versed with experience from graphic design all the way through the prepress and press operation workflow. This allows him to speak the same language as the customer and from experience in assessing the situation and their needs. If there is an issue with any point in the printing process, rest assured Martin has experienced it and can offer solutions to overcome them.
The art of paying attention to detail
Our print sample folder for the
DuploFLEX® 5 range
Your FLEXperts will assist you in word and deed when selecting the suitable plate mounting tape. So that you can also form your own opinion, we have provided a summary of the results of the print sample folder for our established DuploFLEX® 5 range for downloading here.
Real prints on paper and film, areas and details, color gradients or metallic tones – using identical motifs, you can quickly gain an impression of how choosing the right foam hardness can influence your printing results.
For a look at the real prints, please contact your FLEXperts directly.
The art of always having the right material
Flexible packaging, labels, corrugated board: No matter what type of flexo printing is involved, you can always rely on uncompromising quality, even under the most difficult conditions. You can find out more about the individual advantages of our plate mounting tape solutions in the DuploFLEX® product brochures:
The art of flying
The Splicing Tape: DuploFLEX® FS 55
We make your printing process fly: With our splicing adhesive tape DuploFLEX® FS 55, every reel change is a flying success. With high adhesion to non-polar substrates, DuploFLEX® FS 55 is the answer for all common substrates and film materials. It can be torn by hand and has a split backing that can be quickly separated.
The art of the optimized process
Smart Bonding for Flexo
Against the background of a continually growing packaging industry, in recent decades, flexo printing has become established as an alternative to other printing processes for a wide range of print jobs. At the same time, a high level of competitive pressure exists: Complex print jobs, rising quality standards and tight time frames are forcing many printers to optimize their production processes.
This is where Lohmann comes into play as a qualified partner: We help you gain a decisive advantage over the competition with the aid of total efficiency. From concept to process integration and beyond, we are available to you worldwide and at any time. Optimized processes across the entire spectrum of flexo printing - that's Smart Bonding for Flexo.
We, the Lohmann Bonding Engineers, are FLEXperts for the entire flexo printing process. Together we analyze your requirements, give the right recommendations
and find the best solution for you. At any time, worldwide.
Individual printing requirements demand unique solutions. We offer the suitable product for every application. For excellent print quality, efficient processes and the best handling.
Do you want your entire mounting process to be as efficient as possible? Use our DuploFLEX® Toolbox. Each of its individual tools helps to make sure you always end up with the perfect mounting
First simulate, then integrate. Our innovative FlexoLAB shows the major steps on a realistic scale and our mission: Testing, analyzing and optimizing to achieve the best print results for you.
The art of producing continually better results
The Lohmann FlexoLAB – Test, Analysis, Improvement
With the FlexoLAB we can reconstruct the parameters of a print job - and analyze the effects on your print jobs. A modern print simulator from our strategic partner TRESU and our mounting machine make this possible.
Please feel free to discuss this with us and we will analyze your process for you.
The art of being perfectly prepared
The DuploFLEX® Corona Pen
To ensure that your print job is successful, we also supply the appropriate innovative solutions for mounting and demounting. Click here to learn more about our DuploFLEX® Corona Pen, the tool for perfect surface preparation in flexo printing.
Welcome to our virtual booth
Which innovations, solutions and services do your Lohmann FLEXperts currently offer? Meet us at our 360° exhibition booth and take your time to look around – we are looking forward to your visit.
The art of flexo printing
Please, step into our art gallery, full of “Lohmann Masterpieces” in flexo printing. Marvel at the rich colors and detailed motifs in each of our campaign artworks. And we are still growing: We want to add your flexo prints, your “works of art”, to this amazing gallery as well! Simply get in touch with your FLEXperts and send us your perfect print job, achieved with our products for flexo printing.
The art of innovation
DuploFLEX® VR-Experience: A look behind the scenes with our FLEXperts
See what’s new at Lohmann: from our climate chamber via the FlexoLAB through to the brand new DuploFLEX® Corona Pen. Our FLEXperts give you 360°-insights in the future of flexo printing.
*For best VR-Experience please use the latest version of YouTube app for iOS/Android.
Your Lohmann FLEXperts support you personally – anytime and worldwide
Contact us now!
The range of Lohmann solutions is wide and new developments are constantly being added. For a comprehensive overview of what we can do for you, visit our company website.