Inks/Coatings/Primers

Siegwerk Unveils Next Generation of Sustainable Water-Based Inks for Paper and Board Applications

Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels

PCMC’s Fusion C Now Equipped to Run Gelflex-EB Inks at 400 Meters Per Minute

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), a division of Barry-Wehmiller and a global supplier of high-performance flexographic printing equipment

A Digital Process to Create Better Ink Drawdowns

Brands need to be assured that a printer, and a press, will meet the challenge of matching their colors.

Siegwerk Strengthens Its Process Management & Consulting Teams in Southeast Asia and India

Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels, has announced the expansion of its Process Management & Consulting

Color-Logic Simplifies Metallic Variable Data Printing

Digital printing is rapidly gaining market share around the world, often because digital presses can easily print variable data.

Label Solutions Inc. Invests in Durst RSC-E 1200dpi Technology

Label Solutions Inc., a full-service label manufacturer, has partnered with Durst to be the first in Texas to add 1200dpi UV inkjet technology to its production portfolio.

ACTEGA Launches World’s First Dual Cure Soft Touch Coating for Laminate Tubes

ACTEGA, manufacturer of specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds for the print and packaging industry, announced the launch of GALACRYL® 89.501.14, the world’s first ‘soft touch’ effect decorative coating for laminate tubes.

Wausau Coated Products Acquires Brandywine Drumlabels

Wausau Coated Products, a leading manufacturer of pressure sensitive products, label materials and custom coating technologies

Ink Raises Standard of Continuous Inkjet Coding for Fast-Moving Consumer Goods

Markem-Imaje’s new ink enables better performance and sustainability, with no overall cost increase.

PCMC Launches Fully Modular ION Digital Conversion System

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced the launch of its ION digital conversion system.

Monadnock Paper Mills Enters New Distribution Partnership With Digital Color Ink, LLC

Monadnock Paper Mills, Inc., the oldest continuously operating paper mill in the U.S., has entered into a new distribution partnership with Digital Color Ink, LLC

Ashland Introduces New Purekote 29100 Water-Based Inkjet Primer Series

Designed for water-based inkjet on-demand printing, Ashland’s coater-ready Purekote™ 29100 primer series offers a versatile range of high gloss

INX International and VerifyMe Sign Supply Agreement

INX International Ink Co. and VerifyMe, Inc. announced they have signed a Supply agreement which builds on the strategic partnership they formed in January, 2019.

INX introduces GelFlex-EB inks for Flexible Packaging

INX International Ink Co. announced it has introduced GelFlex-EB gel-based inks for CI flexo printing.

Markem-Imaje Wins Award for Ink Safety and Sustainability Campaign

Inks used to code products can be hazardous to factory workers, end-users and the environment, particularly inexpensive options.

Thermochromic Ink Helps Ensure Higher Safety Standards for Packaged Food

A thermochromic ink that changes color at high temperatures now offers food manufacturers a more reliable coding method

CTI Announces Water-Based Glow-in-Dark Ink Formulas for High-Speed Flexo and Gravure

With growing interest from the world’s largest consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands for customer-engaging glow-in-the-dark (GID) inks on food and beverage packaging, Chromatic Technologies Inc.

Storopack Presents Color Paper Padding Made From 100 Percent Recycled Paper

Packaging specialist Storopack is expanding its PAPERplus® Papillon product portfolio and is now offering this paper cushioning

Food Packaging and Contact Applications

The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) presented a new draft of the 21st Ordinance amending the German Consumer Goods Ordinance, otherwise known as the German “Printing Ink Ordinance”.

CTI’s New Solvent Technology Drives Cup Innovations

Specialty inks that are popular among consumers for driving interest on packaging for beer, soda and candy are now feasible for fountain cups as a result of Chromatic Technologies’ invention of solvent-specialty inks. 

A Packaging Design Update Enables More Sustainable Packaging Printing

In its recently published sustainability report, Linkosuon Leipomo Oy reportedly states how it has paid attention to sustainable development in packaging production

Solenis to Expand Production for Next-Generation Color Developer for Thermal Paper

Solenis announced it is expanding production at its Ankleshwar facility in India to manufacture its next-generation Pergafast™ 425 color developer for the thermal paper market.

Three Ink Market Trends Helping to Achieve Sustainability Goals

With the world becoming more environmentally conscientious, consumers are focusing more than ever on the products they’re purchasing

Competitive Advantages in Cold Seal Application with ISRA Technology

ISRA VISION announced it now offers cutting-edge technology for continuous quality and process control of printed images, lamination and coatings with its 100 percent inline inspection solution PrintSTAR.

Flint Group Packaging Inks Europe Announces a Solvent Surcharge Across All Solvent-based Inks and Coatings

Flint Group Packaging Inks Europe confirmed the implementation of a solvent surcharge for its solvent-based inks and coatings in Europe, effective April 1, 2020.

Discover How to Avoid the Finishing Bottleneck with Domino’s K600i Embellishment Solution

Domino Digital Printing Solutions recently gave a sneak preview of its next generation digital embellishment technology prior to its official launch anticipated in April 2020.

Hubergroup Addresses Environmental Protection at C2C Congress 2020

By participating as a main participant in the Cradle to Cradle Congress, which ended in early February in Berlin

INX International Announces Plans to Acquire RUCO Druckfarben

INX International Ink Co. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire RUCO Druckfarben, a longtime leading printing ink manufacturer in Eppstein, Germany.

Sun Chemical Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

Sun Chemical released its 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report, which focuses on how its commitment to sustainability has led to new products and services that help customers improve their eco-efficiency goals.

Squid Ink Introduces new Copilot® Max 360DPI Printer with Active Ink System

Squid Ink introduces new Copilot® Max 360DPI printer with active ink system.

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