Inks/Coatings/Primers

Sun Chemical Digitizes Color Communication with GMG ColorCard

GMG announces that Sun Chemical has integrated GMG ColorCard into its color matching services and will offer GMG ColorCard to its customers as a part of the SunColorBox solution set.

Phoseon Introduces Nexus ONE Sustainable UV LED Curing Products for Flexographic Printing

Nexus ONE™ premium UV LED curing lamps deliver maximum power and dose of UV energy for the flexographic markets where high performance is a key requirement.

FCL Graphics Sees Dramatic Print Quality Improvement, Will Outfit Third Web Press with Baldwin Vision Systems Technology

FCL Graphics, located in suburban Chicago, has upgraded two of its commercial web offset presses with color control and ink delivery technology from Baldwin Vision Systems.

Flint Group ZenCode CG and ZenCode CS Inks and Coatings Secure Material Health Gold from Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute

Flint Group Packaging Inks, a leading supplier of ink and coatings to the global packaging industry, has announced its ZenCode CG and ZenCode CS ink serie

Xaar’s Presence in China Taken to New Heights with Opening of Shenzhen Customer Service Centre

Xaar, the leading inkjet printing technology group has reinforced its commitment to the Chinese market with the opening of a new Customer Service Centre in Shenzhen.

Cosmo Films Ltd. Re-Launches Direct Thermal Printable Top Coated Label Films - BOPP Based Films with a Proprietary Coating

Cosmo Films Ltd., a global leader in specialty films for flexible packaging, labelling and lamination applications as well as synthetic paper

Xaar Opens New Corporate Headquarters in Cambridge

Xaar officially opened its new global headquarters in Cambridgeshire with a ceremony presided over by Andrew Herbert, chairman, John Mills, CEO, Ian Tichias, CFO and Graham Tweedale, general manager of the printhead business unit, alongside members of the team.

ONECode - A new simplified range of solvent-based inks and coatings for European Flexible Packaging converters

Flint Group Packaging Inks, one of the largest ink and coatings suppliers to the global print and packaging industry

Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Finalizes Acquisition of BASF’s Global Pigments Business

Corporation has closed on the acquisition of BASF’s global pigments business, known as BASF Colors & Effects (BCE).

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

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