Inks/Coatings/Primers

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

Solenis to Expand Production for Next-Generation Color Developer for Thermal Paper

Solenis announced it is expanding production at its Ankleshwar facility in India to manufacture its next-generation Pergafast™ 425 color developer for the thermal paper market.

Three Ink Market Trends Helping to Achieve Sustainability Goals

With the world becoming more environmentally conscientious, consumers are focusing more than ever on the products they’re purchasing

Competitive Advantages in Cold Seal Application with ISRA Technology

ISRA VISION announced it now offers cutting-edge technology for continuous quality and process control of printed images, lamination and coatings with its 100 percent inline inspection solution PrintSTAR.

Flint Group Packaging Inks Europe Announces a Solvent Surcharge Across All Solvent-based Inks and Coatings

Flint Group Packaging Inks Europe confirmed the implementation of a solvent surcharge for its solvent-based inks and coatings in Europe, effective April 1, 2020.

Discover How to Avoid the Finishing Bottleneck with Domino’s K600i Embellishment Solution

Domino Digital Printing Solutions recently gave a sneak preview of its next generation digital embellishment technology prior to its official launch anticipated in April 2020.

Hubergroup Addresses Environmental Protection at C2C Congress 2020

By participating as a main participant in the Cradle to Cradle Congress, which ended in early February in Berlin

INX International Announces Plans to Acquire RUCO Druckfarben

INX International Ink Co. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire RUCO Druckfarben, a longtime leading printing ink manufacturer in Eppstein, Germany.

Sun Chemical Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

Sun Chemical released its 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report, which focuses on how its commitment to sustainability has led to new products and services that help customers improve their eco-efficiency goals.

Squid Ink Introduces new Copilot® Max 360DPI Printer with Active Ink System

Squid Ink introduces new Copilot® Max 360DPI printer with active ink system.

GIS and Seiko Collaborate to Increase Integration Options for the Seiko RC1536 Printhead

Global Inkjet Systems (GIS) further expands its product portfolio to include flexible drive electronics for the Seiko RC1536 printhead. 

Roland DG’s TrueVIS Series Wide-Format Inkjet Printer/Cutters Earn Top Honors in Three Categories from Buyers Lab 2020 Pick Awards

Roland DG’s TrueVIS series wide-format inkjet printer/cutters earn top honors in three categories from buyers lab 2020 pick awards.

The New Generation of Comexi Offset CI8 Introduces New Solutions for Flexible Packaging

The new generation of offset CI8 press has introduced new solutions for color matching and color stability.

BOBST Scoops Top Industry Award for Sustainable Inking System Innovation

BOBST is reportedly celebrating after its pioneering duo of innovations, Ink-on-Demand (IoDTM) and DigiColorTM took home the gold at the Sustainability Awards in the machinery category.

INX International to Host Manufacturing Day Event for Charlotte Community

INX International Ink Co. will host students, teachers and members of the Charlotte, North Carolina community for a Manufacturing Day event on Friday, October 4.

Flint Group Narrow Web Brings Innovations to Labelexpo 2019

During Labelexpo 2019, Flint Group Narrow Web plans to demonstrate the latest advances to the VIVO Color Solutions, showcase the newest inks and coatings for food packaging applications and unveil recent developments in the UV LED cured portfolio.

Sun Chemical SunPak® FSP Inks Set New Standard in Eco-friendly Food Packaging

Sun Chemical SunPak FSP Inks set new standard in eco-friendly food packaging.

Smartbatch™ Frost Collection: PolyOne

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

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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