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The Road Towards Solvent ZERO 

By Dieter Niederstadt, Technical Marketing Manager, Asahi Photoproducts  I remember a colleague, visiting a photopolymer platemaking company and he saw the owners baby sleeping quietly in a room next to the plate production room. There was the smell of solvent odor in the corridors and he was wondering if this must not be the responsibility […]

How Carbon Neutrality in the Supply Chain Benefits Brands

By Dieter Niederstadt, Technical Marketing Manager, Asahi Photoproducts There is significant discussion across many different industries about achieving Net-Zero carbon emissions by 2050, and a reduction of emissions by 50% by 2030. These are steep goals to achieve, and no one company can do this alone. For the last century, it has been the mission […]

Heartfelt Congratulations to Dr. David Galton

Recognized by FTA Europe with a lifetime achievement award for his many contributions to the industry! By Dieter Niederstadt, Technical Marketing Manager, Asahi Photoproducts Although our long-time colleague Dr. David Galton has been retired for some time, he is certainly not forgotten here at Asahi Photoproducts – and the well-deserved lifetime achievement award from FTA […]

A Sustainable View of Packaging in 2022 and Beyond.

By Dieter Niederstadt, Technical Marketing Manager, Asahi Photoproducts There are many aspects of what we used to think of as normal life that have been irreversibly changed by two factors: the pandemic and the climate crisis. And the packaging industry is not immune to these changing dynamics. That being said, the industry – across the […]

Water-Based Flexographic Printing Steps Up to the Sustainability Challenge

By Takumi Saito, Printing Solutions Project, Asahi Kasei Corporation The recent Leaders Summit on Climate, hosted by U.S. President Biden, demonstrates the growing commitment leaders of many countries have to addressing the climate crisis by reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) among other initiatives. This will likely translate into increased regulatory pressure on a variety of industries, […]

CleanPrint: The Future of Flexographic Platemaking

A blog post by Dr. Dieter Niederstadt, Technical Marketing Manager Brand owners are seeking faster time to market with higher quality packaging that stands out on the shelf. They want to achieve this at an ever-lower price point. And increasingly, they are looking for suppliers that can produce packaging with a reduced environmental footprint. Packaging […]

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