Consumables-Ink - Inkjet
BSR-Bio, a new environmentally-friendly UV inkjet ink for corrugated packaging applications, is formulated with 20-30% plant-derived materials. The ink has been designed for use on both corrugated boxes and point-of-purchase displays.
HP’s PageWide True Water-Based Inks for digital corrugated printing have received a 2019 InterTech Technology Award from Printing Industries of America. The inks offer converters environmental benefits and an increased ability to produce corrugated applications digitally.
At Labelexpo Americas, attendees were provided with Mouvent digital label print samples based around Mouvent Cluster technology, a system that uses lightweight clusters instead of fixed size print bars by color, arranged in a modular, scalable matrix.
Kao Collins announced the launch of its proprietary magnetic ink character recognition product. The water-based ink formulation with metal oxide nanoparticles is formulated for Kyocera and HP thermal inkjet printheads and can be adapted to work in other technologies.
Domino has released an ‘Inkjet Coverage Guide’ booklet, a tool to help customers and prospects estimate ink costs of the Domino N610i digital UV inkjet label press as compared to running the same label job on other technologies.
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.
Low migration ink continues to improve across packaging segments and printing methods.
INX International, which completed a $4 million expansion at its Charlotte, N.C. facility last year, has completed the finishing touches connected to the project. Production in the Charlotte facility impacts four continents — North America, South America, Asia and Europe.
INX International will feature specialized inks for the corrugated market during SuperCorrExpo. Products on display will include INXStar and TriStar SpH inks, INXSperse water-based dispersions, ProCure UV coatings and INXKote water coatings.
Flint Group's three divisions — Flint Group Narrow Web, Flint Group Flexographic Products and Flint Group Digital Solutions (Xeikon) — will all display their latest solutions at Labelexpo Americas. Flint Group will also debut "The Flint Group Factory," a virtual label production shop in which all different Flint Group products and services are highlighted.