Printing plate production

Printing plate production: a glimpse behind the scenes

As printing plates are at the core of the printing process, their quality is of the utmost importance. Matched to the right paper and images, the result can be an award-winning work of print. Ever wondered how a high-quality offset printing plate is made though?

Take a look behind the scenes of the printing plate production process, from the raw bauxite ore to the high-quality, consistent product that arrives at the user. You will see: quality is being monitored at every step to ensure that prints will be flawless and printers’ customers delighted.

Aluminium for printing plate production

Hungry for more?

Our ‘On the Dot’ brochure shows you the ins and outs of the printing plate production process, illustrated with diagrams. Additional focus points: the different types of lithographic printing plates and packaging, as well as relevant sustainability standards and measures.

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Agfa’s range of digital offset printing plates