Inks/Coatings/Primers

Military Decoration

Chromatic Technologies' temperature-changing ink technology is being used on commemorative cans of Monster Energy drinks to be sold exclusively on military bases from Memorial Day through July 4

Flexo Inks Dry Quickly, Cut Waste

High graphics flexo inks are pH stable and designed for high-speed printing on all substrates and anilox rolls. Said to provide thinner ink film and better

Thermoset Inks Resist Abrasions

The TP LEC base system thermoset inks for 3-pc metal decorating are formulated for fast makeready and low-temperature bake. Company says these bright,

Flexo Inks Have Low Migration

Flexocure Ancora is a high-performance UV flexo ink range designed to provide a very low migration potential. Said to provide excellent press performance

CTI Has Great 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO | Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI), the ink company that makes the Rockies turn blue on cold cans of Coors products, has signed

Inks Certified Green

SCHAUMBURG, IL | INX Intl. Ink Co.'s EcoTech TC sheet-fed inks have earned verification and certification through the environmental standard EcoLogo Program.

Hybrid Inks Have No VOCs

TP UV Fusion hybrid inks for 3-piece metal decorating are formulated for indirect food packaging applications that require low-migration and low-odor

Monster Energy Drink Gets Military Decoration

Starting with the Memorial Day holiday, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI), the specialized ink company that provides temperature-changing colors on cans and labels of major beverage products

Dispense Inks, Cut Downtime

Colorsat gravimetric ink-dispensing systems remove the risk of printing rejects during production, reduce ink waste, and minimize the chance of press

UV Coating Reduces Rub-Off

MIRACURE Silver UV coating is a lower-cost option to company's MIRAFOIL brand coatings for creating metallic effects on packaging, folding cartons, and

Mutoh America Inc. Launches Recycling Program

In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, Mutoh America has launched the new ink cartridge recycling program

Ink for Outdoor Use

Ink made of 60% bio-based material and containing no hazardous air pollutants or heavy metals is said to enhance the value of company's ValueJet 1608HS-Hybrid

Switch to New Inks Easily

Company reports it has joined with Tech8 to help customers switch to its after-market solvent-based inks with no changeover problems. The transition is

Apply Emulsion to Digital Lines

ProCoat for digital continuous printing lines is suitable for applying silicone emulsions. New design is said to offer reduced cleaning and maintenance.

Hazen Metalized Substrate Receives Color-Logic Certification

Color-Logic has certified Hazen Transfer Metalized C1S Foiljet Digital 10-point substrate for use with HP Indigo 7000 and 5000 Series digital cut sheet presses

INX Intl. Ink Co. Announces Price Increase

INX Intl. Ink Co. has announced a price increase effective April 1, 2011. Company officials cite the unprecedented upward price pressure on raw materials

Chromatic Technologies Names Distributor for Africa

Chromatic Technologies, a specialized inks company bringing thermochromic and photochromic inks to packages throughout

Sun Chemical Ups Prices in N.A. for Sheetfed & Energy Curable Inks

Faced with continued increases in the costs of raw materials and volatility in the global supply chain, Sun Chemical will raise prices on April 1, 2011, in North America

UV Flexo Ink Aids Sustainability

BioCure UV-curable flexo ink is based on bio-renewable resin technology. Said to offer high press performance and to enhance sustainability. Suitable

NAPIM Reports on Raw Material Shortages and Ink Price Volatility

WOODBRIDGE, NJ | The National Assn. of Printing Ink Mfrs. (NAPIM) has issued a bulletin offering insight into the current volatility facing the raw material

Admiral Gets Color-Logic Certification

WEST CHESTER, OH | Color-Logic reports Admiral Products, Cleveland, OH, is the first digital printer to be certified as qualified to offer the Color-Logic

Sun Chemical Latin America to Increase Prices on Inks & Consumables

Faced with continued increases in the costs of raw materials and volatility in the global supply chain, Sun Chemical will increase prices in Latin America on Feb. 1, 2011, from 5% to 18%

Metallic Ink Is For Digital Use

XenInx Onyx silver metallic ink is for use in a wide range of digital decoration applications, including packaging, graphics, labeling, and product decoration.

Inks Earn Green Certification

SCHAUMBURG, IL | INX Intl. Ink Co.'s EcoTech TC sheet-fed inks have earned verification and certification through the environmental standard EcoLogo Program.

Colors Safe for Food

The fluorescent colors in GloPrill and Gem-Tone palettes meet FDA standards for direct food contact. Colors are said to be vibrant and subtle and to allow

Sun Chemical Named Best Ink Supplier for Six Straight Years in Brazil

For the sixth consecutive year, the Brazilian Assn. of Graphic Arts (ABIGRAF) has named Sun Chemical the "Best Printing Ink Supplier" in Brazil at the Fernando Pini Awards ceremony

Coating Process Offers Many Options

The Cast & Cure decorative coating process integrates and techniques to create holographic, ultra-high-gloss, or matte finishes on select areas of a printed

Inks for Shrink Films

SunSpectro Symphony water-based inks are suited for flexo-printed shrink film applications. Said to eliminate concerns for film adhesion and cracking

Sun Offers GHG Report

PARSIPPANY, NJ | Sun Chemical has released Carbon Footprint Report 2010, a report on the results from nine independent environmental analyses focused

Toyo Realigns Ink Operations

NEW YORK, NY | Toyo Ink Intl. Corp., the holding company for the Americas operations of the Toyo Ink Group, announces a strategic realignment of its printing

 

Sun Chemical HD Plates

 

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