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flatbed press

[′flat‚bed ′pres]
(graphic arts)
A press whose printing plates for type and cuts are flat; it and the rotary press are the two major kinds of presses.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Unfortunately, small label printers with their locally built rotary presses, flatbed presses and Chinese built cheap presses, bring intense competition to this sector, aggravated by the fact that they use stock lots and reject materials flooding the market.
The new facility site will shortly be joined by an adjacent 17,000sq unit, with the buildings to be joined together to house two new Inca Onset S20 high-speed flatbed presses.
Weston started publishing Ecole De Paris artists in the late 1960s and learned about lithography on flatbed presses and serigraphy in Milan.
Semi-automatic flatbed presses in various sizes print on flat plastic substrates while the Hercules Horizon press can automatically print up to seven colors on a variety of plastic substrates.
Company founder Harvanek felt there was a niche for quality, short run, extremely fast delivery and chose to build S&K by investing in flatbed presses in the 1970s instead of going to longer run rotary like most other label companies.
In 1974, the production capabilities of the graphics' division were significantly enhanced when an opportunity arose to acquire two of the rare antique Marinoni Voirin flatbed presses that had been used at the internationally respected Mourlot atelier in Paris, thus allowing the creation of an in-house facility to print exemplary museum-quality fine art graphics.