Inks/Coatings/Primers

Domino Printing Sciences Ink Aids Pharma Printing

BK651 water-based black ink from Domino, designed for thermal inkjet applications in pharmaceutical industry, passes tests with top marks

Americhem Color Solutions Are Green

Americhem announces a new facility and the nBalance sustainable line of color and additive masterbatches, said to reduce impact on the environment

Revamped EPG Website Offers Benefits

With benefits that allow printers to get quotes, calculate ROI, and search products, EPG’s new website offers an updated design and easy access to data

On Print | Low Migration UV-Cure Inkjet Inks

At drupa, Agfa introduces UV-cure inkjet inks suitable for some food packaging applications but development is needed

Sun Chemical Issues “Green” Report

Eco-efficient products and metrics on energy consumption, water consumption, and more are highlighted in Sun Chemical’s 2011 sustainability report

CTI’s Lyle Small Receives Entrepreneur Award

The innovative founder of Chromatic Technologies Inc., known for its temperature-sensitive inks, is honored as "2011 Entrepreneur of the Year"

Pressroom Hand Cleaner from Burnishine Is Easy on Skin

Clean up ink, grease, adhesives, and more with Thumbs Up cleaner designed for pressroom use

Inks Are Resistant

PremoFilm ETS water-based ink system for flexo-printed PE bags is said to provide excellent and stable printing properties over a wide range of press

Inks Suited for Containers

The Fryflex line of inks is designed mainly for shipping containers. Color intensity, rub, and hue meet general requirements usually specified for commodity

Digital Printing Narrow Web & Label: One or Many

Just because digital presses are promoted as being able to produce as little as one label doesn't mean they can't produce tens of thousands of high quality

Inks for Minimal Plate Swell

INXFlex ITX Free UV process inks are formulated to provide minimal plate swell for flexo printing. Environmentally friendly inks are formulated without

Adhesives Offered For Flexo

Flex line of permanent, removable, and repositionable water-based adhesives enables printers to run adhesives on their flexo equipment. The line includes

Many Flex-Pack Inks Available

Company offers a variety of inks for high-speed flexible packaging applications, including water-based surface film inks, water-based lamination ink,

Alternative Ink Is Offered

Pro-series inks are formulated as a like-for-like swap for the most popular large-format solvent and eco-solvent printers. Company says there is no need

Atomize Fluids for Coating & More

Internal mix spray nozzles atomize fluids in a range of spray patterns for uses that include coating, cooling, and treating. Nozzles combine liquid and

Metallic Color Technology Gets Assist from Anilox Roll Firm

Color-Logic is getting assistance from anilox roll products company Harper Corp. (Charlotte, NC) with its Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System

Military Decoration

Chromatic Technologies' temperature-changing ink technology is being used on commemorative cans of Monster Energy drinks to be sold exclusively on military bases from Memorial Day through July 4

Flexo Inks Dry Quickly, Cut Waste

High graphics flexo inks are pH stable and designed for high-speed printing on all substrates and anilox rolls. Said to provide thinner ink film and better

Thermoset Inks Resist Abrasions

The TP LEC base system thermoset inks for 3-pc metal decorating are formulated for fast makeready and low-temperature bake. Company says these bright,

Flexo Inks Have Low Migration

Flexocure Ancora is a high-performance UV flexo ink range designed to provide a very low migration potential. Said to provide excellent press performance

CTI Has Great 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO | Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI), the ink company that makes the Rockies turn blue on cold cans of Coors products, has signed

Inks Certified Green

SCHAUMBURG, IL | INX Intl. Ink Co.'s EcoTech TC sheet-fed inks have earned verification and certification through the environmental standard EcoLogo Program.

Hybrid Inks Have No VOCs

TP UV Fusion hybrid inks for 3-piece metal decorating are formulated for indirect food packaging applications that require low-migration and low-odor

Monster Energy Drink Gets Military Decoration

Starting with the Memorial Day holiday, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI), the specialized ink company that provides temperature-changing colors on cans and labels of major beverage products

Dispense Inks, Cut Downtime

Colorsat gravimetric ink-dispensing systems remove the risk of printing rejects during production, reduce ink waste, and minimize the chance of press

UV Coating Reduces Rub-Off

MIRACURE Silver UV coating is a lower-cost option to company's MIRAFOIL brand coatings for creating metallic effects on packaging, folding cartons, and

Mutoh America Inc. Launches Recycling Program

In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, Mutoh America has launched the new ink cartridge recycling program

Ink for Outdoor Use

Ink made of 60% bio-based material and containing no hazardous air pollutants or heavy metals is said to enhance the value of company's ValueJet 1608HS-Hybrid

Switch to New Inks Easily

Company reports it has joined with Tech8 to help customers switch to its after-market solvent-based inks with no changeover problems. The transition is

Apply Emulsion to Digital Lines

ProCoat for digital continuous printing lines is suitable for applying silicone emulsions. New design is said to offer reduced cleaning and maintenance.

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