Consumables-Ink - Inkjet
After numerous success stories with Wikoff Digital’s UV inkjet primers on Domino’s N610i presses, additional lab testing occurred on five additional primer and coating products. The results of the development test were enough to solidify a partnership on Domino’s newest press, the N730i digital color label press.
INX International and VerifyMe announced they have signed a supply agreement, which builds on the strategic partnership they formed in January of 2019. Existing and future inks to be developed as part of this agreement are applicable to many industries experiencing rampant counterfeiting and fraudulent products.
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.