Sun Chemical Has Big Plans for INFOFLEX

PARSIPPANY, NJ | Sun Chemical will feature a wide range of products at the upcoming INFOFLEX 2018, part of the annual Forum of the Flexographic Technical Association and scheduled for May 7–8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN.

“For 200 years, Sun Chemical has stayed ahead of the curve to provide innovative technology and solutions that meet the needs of our customers and the ever-changing industries we serve,” says Tony Renzi, VP of Packaging, North American Inks, Sun Chemical. “During INFOFLEX, our customers will see that we’re no different as we showcase solutions that meet the latest demands in eco-friendly packaging, high-speed ,and high quality printing, unique brand owner requirements, functional packaging and esthetics, and tighter regulations on food packaging.”

Among the highlights of the booth will be the following:

  • SunStrato Insero 1519 is a new all-purpose laminating flexographic nitrocellulose blendable ink system suitable for a wide variety of films and applications. These inks are designed to have excellent smear resistance for 100% solid adhesives while at the same time said to deliver superior lamination bonds
  • SunUno Solimax ink system is suitable for surface print applications on a number of the commonly used flexible packaging substrates. Said to maximize pressroom efficiency while simplifying the overall print production process by providing a single platform that can cover multiple end-use applications and produce shelf stand-out and high quality packaging.
  • SunStrato Flexo Pure Ultra White is available for lamination, surface, and reverse applications across a wide variety of substrates. Suited for multi-film, high bond lamination applications.
  • SunSpectro Sunsharp White vibrant white ink is for surface print applications and are said to provide the high opacity needed for improved package appeal.
  • SunSpectro Sunsharp HR is for printing flexographic printing on PE film. Water- and solvent-based inks provide moderate heat resistance of up to 350 deg, maintain excellent gloss, and are suitable for use with conventional and high-performance printing plates.
  • SunStrato Sunester laminating solvent-based inks are designed for flexographic printing on PP and PE films at high speeds and are said to offer maximum color strength, low solvent retention, excellent adhesive and extrusion bonds, clean printing, and film versatility.
  • SunVisto AquaGreen water-based inks are formulated with significantly higher levels of bio-renewable sourced resin content compared to other previous market offerings from the company. Water-based inks deliver the required critical performance attributes needed across a range of paper packaging applications to meet the needs brands have for sustainable packaging in quick-service supermarkets and restaurants.

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