Sun Chemical has announced a collaboration with KBA-MetalPrint

Working closely with KBA-MetalPrint, the company will soon be providing its UV ink series Daicure 5LM, the conventional ink series SunTrio Daimetal and the flexible SunTrio Toba series with the MetalStar 3 and Mailänder 280 metal decorating press starter kits.

Sun Chemical has announced its collaboration with KBA-MetalPrint to deliver printing inks for metal decorating. Focusing predominantly on the three-piece can market, the partnership will see Sun Chemical provide inks to KBA-MetalPrint on…

Environmental sustainability

hubergroup offers products for offset printing certified according to the Cradle to Cradle

In order to obtain this certification, the independent environmental institute EPEA assessed the ink manufacturing process with regard to its eco-management relating to responsible handling of energy and water resources, and hubergroup’s corporate social responsibility.

hubergroup has developed a wide product range for offset printing tested and approved according to the Cradle to Cradle standards.


hubergroup sets the sheetfed offset printing inks to cobalt-free formulations

These products have been supplied as an alternative, with characteristics, colour distances and printability remaining unchanged.

Globally the demand for ecologically optimised products is growing. Brand owners are responding by intensified efforts to not only optimise their products, but also the packaging and other print products with respect to…


Interpack is the international platform to launch Domino’s CIJ inks for packaging

Compatible with the latest range of CIJ printers, the Ax-Series, each ink has been formulated, optimised and tested to ensure reliability, dependability and consistency, resulting in the highest quality codes.

Domino Printing Sciences is using Interpack 2017 (Hall 11 / D55, Messe Düsseldorf, 4th – 10th May, 2017) as the international platform for the launch of its new specialist CIJ (continuous ink jet)…


DuPont Advanced Printing will showcase ink innovations at Fespa 2017

During the show, the company will showcase DuPont Artistri Xite S1500 dye sublimation ink and preview DuPont Artistri Xite S2500, the newest offering in its dye sublimation portfolio.

DuPont Advanced Printing (DuPont) will feature the newest DuPont Artistri dye sublimation inks as part of its broad textile ink portfolio during the Fespa trade show in Hamburg, Germany, from May 8 –…


Sun Chemical will increase prices of inks and coatings from 15 May 2017

Disruption in the production of certain building blocks used in the making of inks and coatings, such as styrene and acrylic acid, will cause price increases of up to 8 percent in the cost of all water-based and UV/EB inks and coatings.

Sun Chemical will increase the price of all inks and coatings containing acrylic derivatives effective 15 May 2017.


Sun Chemical launches high performance UV Flexo inks

The new ranges are the result of two years of intensive development work and a year of optimisation through customer validation trials to ensure the ranges provide the robust characteristics required by customers.

Based on an entirely new ink chemistry, Sun Chemical has added two new, high performance product ranges: SolarFlex Integra and SolarFlex FSP, to its global SolarFlex family of narrow Web, UV flexo inks.


Zeller+Gmelin lays the foundation for printing ink production 4.0

The company aimed at carrying out all dispensing procedures of liquid raw materials no longer by manual weighing, but by directly using a computer-assisted, fully automated dosing system, which is connected to the in-house ERP-system.

Through automated dosing, Zeller+Gmelin achieves a more precise ink formulation and conserves resources at the same time.


Siegwerk acquires Hi-Tech Products Ltd and expands its water-based ink business

By making this purchase, the supplier of printing inks is once again expanding its product and service offering for the packaging market.

Siegwerk, one of the leading international suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has signed a contract to purchase UK-based Hi-Tech Products Ltd.

Raw materials

Zeller+Gmelin tracks the basis for the production of printing inks 4.0

The company was successful with its application in initiative "100 companies for resource efficiency", based on the introduction of a computerized raw material dosing system.

For companies, the responsible handling of raw materials is an important principle both from an ecological and economic point of view. In the Leader’s Declaration of the G7 summit in Elmau (Germany) in…

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