Inks/Coatings/Primers

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

Save Money on Proofs

MetallicProof Film paper is designed for use with the company's Stylus Pro WT7900 with UltraChrome HDR White Ink. The ink provides an opaque base layer,

Software Allows Striking Metallic Images, Special Effects

Color-Logic received a coveted MustSee'ems! award at Graph Expo 2010 in Chicago, October 3—5 at McCormick Place

Inkjet Coatings Are Offered

RhinoFlexx Inkjet Receptive Coatings are for application to paper, foil, and synthetic substrates. Coatings are available in high-gloss, satin, and matte

Partnering To Secure UL Recognition

The Fasson Roll North America div. of Avery Dennison Corp. worked with ink and inkjet systems manufacturers to secure UL recognition on press inks and inkjet systems

Pulse Names Graymills for Digital UV Varnishes

UK-based ink manufacturer Pulse Roll Label Products has named Graymills, Inc., as its distributor in North America

Control Ink, Save Time

Microcolor/Mercury automated ink control for letterpress and offset presses is said to provide savings of both production time and waste material. System

Toner Meets FDA Guidelines

QA-I toner meets all applicable FDA guidelines for indirect food contact under room temperature and less severe conditions as well as direct food contact

Deinking Study Is Shared

The Digital Print Deinking Alliance (DPDA) shared the first of a series of scientific research investigations into the deinkability of inkjet printed papers at the PTS/CTP Deinking Symposium held in Munich, Germany, in April. Inkjet prints were successfully deinked

Toyo Ink To Launch New Company

Toyo Ink Mfg. Co. Ltd. will start Toyo Ink Brasil Ltda. as a new sales subsidiary in May 2010, dealing primarily in printing inks in São Paulo, Brazil

Inks Have Many Benefits

Flexocure FORCE ink is said to enable narrow web printers to get better quality as well as improved mileage and press performance. Reported benefits include

Inks Give Bright, Bold Colors

High-performance metallic inks include UV flexo gold and silver, UV screen silver and UV flexo VMP (Very Bright Foil Replacement) silver. Inks are said

Coatings Safe for Food Contact

Aqualene 5001 is a water-based, repulpable, biodegradable, high-OGR (oil and grease resistant), environmentally safe coating for the paper converting

Proof with Many Types of Ink

Benchtop color communication devices include the K Printing Proofer, said to produce high quality proofs with gravure, gravure-offset, or flexo inks.

Inkjet Coatings Are Versatile

Aqueous coatings for inkjet printing are formulated to accept a diverse range of inks with varying surface tensions, allowing the printer to achieve even

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