Consumables-General - Coatings
Antimicrobial coatings for printing substrates exist, and they offer genuine benefits. But, although the coatings may do everything their manufacturers say, printers must use caution when stating what the products are intended for.
PUREmatte is a virtually odorless UV-LED matte overprint coating for flexographic printers, ideal for printers and converters of shrink films and pressure-sensitive labels, as well as flexible packaging and folding carton applications. It is Nestlé-compliant and complies with California Proposition 65.
During Corrugated Week 2018, Sun Chemical will show corrugated printers a wide range of ink, coating and pressroom consumable solutions designed to help converters improve productivity, expand capabilities, maximize return on investment in their equipment and people, and produce higher value packaging.
Under the theme “Brighter Ideas for Labels,” Sun Chemical is demonstrating its capabilities and commitment to innovation in the label and narrow web markets by taking visitors to its stand on a journey through its full capability portfolio.
Innovative Chemical Products has announced the acquisition of MinusNine Technologies, a leading formulator and manufacturer of UV/EB coatings, adhesives, primers and specialty products for graphic arts and industrial applications.
Ingrid Brase, technical market strategist, will join the Ask the Experts program team at ICE USA 2017. The Ask the Experts program allows attendees to book one-on-one appointments with leading consultants.
Leonhard Kurz has acquired the design-oriented production company Burg Design from Spanish automotive supplier Grupo Antolin. The acquisition will expand Kurz's design and decoration capabilities.
Harris & Bruno International will demonstrate three ExcelCoat coaters, a web coater and various chamber systems in OEM presses at drupa. Demonstrations will take place on offset, flexo, digital, corrugated and converting equipment.
Purekote 23589 from Ashland can be used safely in food packaging applications and provides a superior matte appearance and velvety feel.