Toyobo as the pioneer of water wash plate started to sale of Printight® for letterpress printing in 1977. Printight® has best reproduction, sharp and fine line, extremely accuracy of plate thickness, resistance of printing. In 1992, we started to sale of Cosmolight® is the world’s first water plate for flexo-printing which is also durable to water based ink, as well as solvent based, and UV-inks. We have been leading the letter press printing as the pioneer of water-wash photo-sensitive nylon printing plate.
Toyobo CTP products are the first water-wash CTP plates in the world. CTP technology enables digital images to be depicted through an IR laser head directly from the computer to our unique mask-layer. So, they are solvent-free in the plate making process, toxic-free for the operator.