|Cl or Stack||Cl|
|Geared or Gearless||Geared|
|Type of inks||Solventbased|
|Number of colours||8|
|Max. web width||1320 mm|
|Max. printing width||1270 mm|
|Min. - Max. printing repeat||350 - 1070 mm|
|Max. mechanical speed||300 m/min|
|Unwind type||Automatic turret|
|Max. unwind reel diameter||1000 mm|
|Rewind type||Automatic turret|
|Max. rewind reel diameter||1000 mm|
|Number of aniloxes||26|
|Number of sleeves||328|
The W&H Group produces extruders, presses en converting machines. For more than 140 years W&H has been manufacturing converters for flexible packaging. They have sold over 5000 machines in more than 140 countries. This German based company has its plant in Lengerich.
Flexography, or flexo, is named after the flexible relief plate that is used to print. flexographic printers can be used for plastic, film, cellophane and paper. Those machines are the most common machines in food packaging. In 1952 the official name for this type of printing was announced: Flexographic process or short, flexography.