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Neu-Isenburg, Germany, 29 August 2012

DuPont Packaging Graphics Features Cyrel® Performance Series Digital Plates at Proflex

Revolutionary Plate Surface Design Enables Superior Solid Ink Density

Contacts: Olaf Reimann
DuPont de Nemours (Deutschland) GmbH
DuPont Marketing Communications EMEA
+49 (0)6102 18 3919
olaf.reimann@dupont.com

DuPont Packaging Graphics is inviting visitors attending the 66th DFTA symposium and trade show Proflex in Stuttgart, Germany from September 11 – 12, to visit stand 47 & 48, where DuPont will showcase the latest innovations in flexographic printing plates: the new Performance Series digital plates, DuPont™ Cyrel® DSP and Cyrel® DFP.

DuPont™ Cyrel® DSP and Cyrel® DFP are formulated specifically for highest solid ink density combined with excellent dot gain characteristics. The DuPont™ Cyrel® solvent-process DSP and DuPont™ Cyrel® FAST DFP are standard workflow digital plates, and are fully functional with all standard LAMS-based platesetters.

The new Performance Series of digital plates represent the next generation of flexographic plate incorporating a special engineered surface which enable printers to meet the higher solid ink requirements of brand owners using a standard digital workflow. These new plates do not require expensive investments in digital prepress and digital technology. “These new Performance Series plates will provide our flexible packaging customers superior on-press performance: the highest solid ink density, with smooth solids, less graininess and minimized pin holing, combined with excellent minimum dot size and dot gain” says Bernd Daiber, EMEA Business Leader, DuPont Packaging Graphics.

The Cyrel® Performance Series plates (DSP &DFP) will be fully commercial in the first quarter.

DuPont Packaging Graphics recently announced 11 new plate and equipment innovations and a host of key collaborations at drupa 2012 designed to deliver the optimal balance of quality, productivity, and sustainability to the packaging printing industry. State-of-the-art technologies include DuPont™ Cyrel® TD3000, a large format, solvent-free flexographic plate processor capable of producing full sizes up to 52” x 80” (1,320 mm x 2,032 mm) with exceptional uniformity and dimensional stability.

To explore more DuPont Packaging Graphics’ offerings including Cyrel® plates, equipment and workflow solutions that optimize quality, productivity and sustainability, please visit the stand at Proflex, or visit us online at http://www.cyrel.eu.

DuPont Packaging Graphics (http://www.cyrel.com) is one of the world’s leading suppliers of flexographic printing systems in digital and conventional formats; including DuPont™ Cyrel® brand photopolymer plates, DuPont™ Cyrel® FAST processing equipment, DuPont™ Cyrel® round sleeves, mounting and finishing products.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers, governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.