Inks/Coatings/Primers

ICE USA and InPrint USA Announce Partnership with NAPIM

The partnership will bring all parties together to explore what opportunities new ink technologies can bring to the industrial digital print and converting industries.

Paul Cooper Appointed to Lead Sun Chemical Security Division

Sun Chemical’s Security Division will operate under the brand name of Luminescence, the highly regarded manufacturer of security and brand protection inks that Sun Chemical acquired earlier this year.

INX Chemist Delivers “Best Paper” at RadTech Event

Natasha Banke’s presentation addressed methodology and data regarding the detection of free BPA in raw materials and finished printing inks

Sun Chemical Partners with Cyngient

The companies both say the partnership will better meet the needs of offset, narrow web tag and label, sheet-fed, and folding carton printers

Sun Chemical Has Big Plans for LatinPack

The company will display a broad range of inks, adhesives, and coatings said to offer environmental benefits and to make packages pop on the shelf

INX Employees Honored by NAPIM

Three Printing Ink Pioneer Awards and the Ault Award reward employees who have made significant contributions to the industry

Inks and Coatings | Catching Up With Sun Chemical’s Felipe Mellado

We caught up with the chief marketing officer at Sun Chemical, a manufacturer of printing inks, coatings and supplies for the packaging, publication, commercial, industrial, and digital markets.

Sun Chemical Warns of Possible Ink Shortage

The company says that potential shortages of photoinitiators could impact its supply of energy-curable inks

CTI Announces On-Pack Freeze Warning

Chromatic Technologies Inc. partners with American Thermal Instrument to offer BlindSpotz, a freeze warning that can be printed on a package

Fujifilm Releases Wide-Format Press

The Acuity LED 1600R is a dedicated roll-to-roll press that handles heat-sensitive media and offers options to seven colors

Color-Logic Technology Aids Printer

Wallace Carlson Printing reports dramatic results on its Komori press with Color-Logic’s metallic ink colors

Sun Chemical Has Big Plans for INFOFLEX

A number of new ink systems will be featured, reportedly offering quality, efficiency, and ecological benefits

GSE Adds Features to Ink Dispensing Program

The Colorsat program now features automation enhancements and vapor extraction capability suitable for the Colorsat Compact and Colorsat Slim

Flint Adds Its Name to Eston Chimica

Flint Group decides to keep the name of recently acquired Eston Chimica, while adding its own brand for a blended identity

Sun Chemical Reports Price Increase

The company will raise prices of offset inks, coatings, and consumables in North America

Sun Chemical Announces UV Offset Ink

SunCure Aspire UV inks reportedly allow brand owners to benefit from vibrant inks that offer longer shelf appeal

Mica Names Distributors in India & Middle East

Expanding its global footprint, Mica appoints PackOne and FES to support its growing business in India and the Middle East

Sun Chemical to Raise Silicone Product Prices

The increase in prices in North America is reportedly due to a shortage in the industry

Goss Software Improves Ink Key Accuracy

The upgrade is said to ensure an ink key will move to exact position required through improvements that are made automatically

Flint Opens Facility in Turkey

The company says the new facility solidifies its dedication to the emerging Turkish market and combines key segments of its packaging business

Flint Group Acquires Eston Chimica

With the acquisition of the Italian manufacturer of water-based inks, Flint says it is able to increase its volume output for paper and board

Sun Chemical Launches EB and UV Inks

SunBeam Advance EB and SunCure Advance UV inks are suited for food packaging applications and are said to meet global standards

Sun Chemical Acquires Transitions Digital Graphics

Sun says the acquisition will strengthen its position in sustainable high-growth markets, including electronic packaging

Sun Chemical to Produce Molecular Inks

Company joins Groupe Graham Intl. and the National Research Council of Canada in license agreement to launch screen printable molecular inks

Sun Chemical Launches Fast-Curing Inks

SolarFlex LED rapid curing UV-LED flexo inks is said to ensure full cure at high press speeds as well as high printability

Sun Chemical Publishes Updated Guide

The Fifth Edition of the company’s Designing Packaging with Certainty guide includes information on changing packaging markets and legislation

Sun Chemical Addresses Hurricane Issues

The company reports that suppliers of raw materials have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Mactac Reports New Overlaminate in Portfolio

FAB6914 overlaminating film joins company’s group of UL-approved films with INX Digital inks

QuadTech and Uteco Report Agreement

The two companies have joined forces to offer a combination of in-line color measurement and press-side correction of ink formulations

CTI Launches Inks for Tamper Evidence

Tamper Alert inks are said to have a tight activation window in which to show evidence of tampering

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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