Inks/Coatings/Primers

Smartbatch™ Frost Collection: PolyOne

PolyOne launched its new Smartbatch™ Frost Collection for use in polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) bottles.

CTI Introduces Solvent Thermochromic Color-Changing Inks

Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has launched the packaging industry’s first thermochromic ink for use in solvent ink applications.

Fazer, Marvaco and Pyroll Pilot GreenerPrinting™

Fazer, Marvaco and Pyroll take a step towards more sustainable packaging production on a large scale as they pilot GreenerPrinting™

Epson Commercial Label Printer Inks Reach Major Milestones in Food Contact Materials Compliance

Epson announces its inks comply with regulations from the EuPIA and United States Food and Drug Administration, and Meet FCM and GMP Standards

Access Becomes a GMG Reseller in Canada

GMG Americas recently announced it has signed an agreement with Access, headquartered in Toronto, to become a dealer of GMG products throughout Canada.

New TrueVIS™ VG2 Series Wide-Format Printer/Cutters with New TR2 Ink: Roland DGA

Roland DGA Corporation has announced the launch of its next-generation TrueVIS™ VG2 series 54” and 64” wide-format eco-solvent inkjet printer/cutters

ShiftSecure Anticounterfeiting Label Solution: Schreiner ProTech

Schreiner ProTech has repotedly enhanced its ShiftSecure solution to include additional options and increased compatibility with conventional printing procedures.

Sun Chemical Forms Partnership with HAVI

Sun Chemical recently announced it has entered into a partnership with HAVI

Colordyne Technologies to Host Open House to demonstrate the Development of Printing Solutions

Colordyne Technologies plans to host an open house on March 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Gallus Launches Smartfire Worldwide

After the world premiere of the first Gallus Smartfire at Gallus Innovation Days in June 2018 and the recent North American introduction at Labelexpo Americas, the worldwide rollout of this entry-level press continues.

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