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Finnish printing houses after a double jackpot

publication date: 2014/03/03

Finnish packaging printers RKW Finland Ltd and Pa-Hu Ltd, together with the packaging prepress house Marvaco Ltd, have achieved highly rated rankings in finals with four different designs in two international competitions.

In Bolton, England, at the EFIA Print Awards finals, to be held in March, RKW Finland Ltd is included with printed KOFF LITE -packaging film for Sinebrychoff Ltd. This printing implements Marvaco’s new Full HD technology. The other entry, Pa-Hu Ltd participates with the HAU HAU Champion brand, with pallet band printing, which was also awarded as the best of its category, last autumn, at Flexo Tech Awards, England.

In Baltimore, USA, at the FTA Excellence in Flexography Award competition, to be held in April, attending the awards ceremony, RKW Finland participates with Carlsberg’s FALCON BBQ –package design, which is also implementing Marvaco’s new Full HD technology. The other entry, Pa-Hu Ltd is participating with PrimaCat carton printing for Prima Pet Premium Ltd, utilising also HD –technology.
Marvaco has made the repro and printing plates for the prints. Marvaco is a pioneer in customer-tailored and quality enhancing solutions. Marvaco, in 2013, launched Full HD technology, a combination of new repro and printing plate technology, which yields even more sharpness to printed images, as well as expands contrast, of dark and hilight ends, of color space, in an unrivalled way.

In both competitions, were entered a considerable number of international print jobs. Making it to the Finals and reaching the podium is an achievement, as the entries have gone through a rigorous review of the jury. The Finalists are required for technical pioneering and high quality in several aspects.

The common factor, with KOFF LITE and HAU HAU Champion, jobs is an impressive and exceptionally efficient implementation of only three CMY colors, while equivalent work is normally carried out with more colors. All the jobs consists impressive and contrast -rich designs, demanding execution, flawless register accuracy. Also required, is a high level of professional skills among all parties, discloses Tapio Alanko, customer service manager at Marvaco.

RKW Finland Ltd, known for high-quality printing, is specialized in innovative plastic flexible packaging film manufacturing for industries. Both RKW Finland entries have been carried out with Marvaco tailored Full HD Flexo technology. EskoArtwork granted the world’s first Full HD Flexo partnership -certificate to RKW Finland and Marvaco in 2013.

Full HD printed jobs are throughout, eye-catchingly rich in contrast, accurate and have consistent quality in an unprecedented way, says RKW Finland's printing supervisor Juha Lähdetkallio, who has been involved, since the beginning, with the Marvaco conducted Full HD Flexo development of RKW Finland .

Marvaco Ltd is the most awarded and leading pre-press house the Nordic region. These latest achievements are an addition to over 20 international awards for comprehensive quality. Success, the company has received with its partners in the 21st century.

For more information:
Tapio Alanko, Customer Service Manager, Marvaco Ltd,
tel 043 824 3081,

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