Printing (Offset, Flexographic, Silk Screen Printing)
Watada Printing offers offset printing (oil-based and UV printing) as well as flexographic and silkscreen printing services.
Each offset and UV printing machine at Watada Printing is operated by a technician qualified as a Grade 1 certified skilled worker in printing. Each printing machine is also equipped with an inspection device to monitor the printing quality. Our stringent quality management is based on controlling the 5 major elements of production, the 5M (man, machine, material, method and measure).
Oil-based Offset Printing
Watada Printing owns several offset printing machines.
Our machines are capable of providing normal offset printing as well as a variety of special printing solutions, including Hexachrome printing to achieve colors closer to RGB color space (RGB printing), eco-friendly waterless printing, and our original BISAI printing* for high resolution, high color rendering.
We also offer ultra-fine line printing based on standard 175lpi to achieve the quality suitable for printing materials such as photographs and artwork that require precise shades or details.
Watada Printing meets ISO standards and is certified under the Japan Color Standard Printing 2007 for Sheet-fed Press for its capabilities to produce consistent print qualities.
* BISAI printing is Watada Printing's original name for high resolution, high color rendering printing.
UV Offset Printing
Watada Printing owns several UV printing machines.
Our machines are capable of UV offset printing on paper, plastic sheets (PP, PET, etc.), synthetic paper, and aluminum-metalized paper as well as lenticular printing.
In addition to normal UV printing, our fortes include waterless printing, our original BISAI UV printing* for high resolution, high color rendering and emboss touch finishes (quasi-embossing).
* BISAI UV printing is Watada Printing's original name for high resolution, high color rendering printing.
Watada Printing can provide normal and highly precise silkscreen printing. The entire process, from feeding materials, printing and drying to shipping, is fully automated.
With a high printing accuracy of ±0.15mm using CCD cameras for image recognition, we are proud to meet the strict criteria of major game machine components.
Flexographic printing is an eco-friendly printing process which uses water-based and UV curable ink. The printing facilities at Watada Printing are linked directly with the post-processing lines.
Various special post-processing decoration treatments normally done only after printing can be done as part of the in-line process, including rotary screen presses (stencil printing), cold foil (cold stamping), lamination process (layering laminating films), lamination coating (applying holographic films), super varnishing (applying films with smooth finish), quasi-embossing, and half-cutting of stickers. The integrated production process from printing to processing will help reduce your overall production costs.