Inks & Coatings

The cross-sector project “Recyclate Initiative”, organised by leading companies from the plastic, ink and recycling industries, including hubergroup, has reached an important milestone. Extensive testing to improve the recyclate quality of polyolefin foils has confirmed that the recycling properties of…
Koenig & Bauer Durst has announced today that its food safety water-based printing inks have successfully achieved UL ECOLOGO® Certification, demonstrating third-party validation of the products’ sustainability performance.
Leading digital ink manufacturer, NUtec reports growing global demand for its Diamond D15-TRV2 eco-solvent ink, offered as an alternative to Roland’s TR2 inks.
Roland DG has announced that its primers and inks for the Texart XT-640S-DTG printer are now ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certified. Inks and primers are only awarded the certification after a series of rigorous tests, which dissect if each individual…
COVID-19 has drastically changed the perception of hygiene and cleanliness, spurring interest in antimicrobial coatings, according to a new report from Lux Research. These coatings previously struggled to find widespread adoption due to difficulties in quantifying their impact on human…
DuPont Image Solutions announced the new series for its Pigment Inks portfolio, DuPont™ Artistri® Xite P2700.
Durham Box is the first packaging manufacturer in the U.K. to upgrade its EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass inkjet digital corrugated printer with white UV LED ink from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. The upgrade to print with white ink gives the…
Toyo Ink Europe Specialty Chemicals S.A.S. (TIESC), a member of the Toyo Ink Group, has developed a whole new range of Lioplax® black plastic masterbatch for near-infrared (NIR) sorting and subsequent material recovery. The new packaging masterbatch supports the recyclability…
To help drive the change to more sustainable business practices and help its customers better navigate the associated compliance issues, Markem-Imaje has joined the European Printing Inks Association (EuPIA).
Leading manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink recently announced their latest UV-curable, alternative ink offering specifically formulated for the EFI VUTEk QS, GS and HS series printers.
INX Europe’s decision to join CEFLEX, the European-based flexible packaging consortium, last month represents the latest example of how INX International has enhanced its support of a two decade long commitment to sustainable and Corporate Social Responsibility practices.
Boston Industrial Solutions, Inc. introduces the most advance primer for UV Inkjet Printers—The Natron™ PP Primer. The Natron™ PP Primer (polypropylene adhesive primer) is ideal to use on all low surface energy plastics and with all types of printing inks;…
As consumers and brands become increasingly conscious of the origins of the clothing and fabrics they purchase, textile manufacturers need to be able to prove their eco credentials.
Quality Print Services Ltd (QPS), the main UK distributor of Nazdar digital inkjet ink products, has announced that it will be offering the newly-announced Nazdar 565 Series inkjet inks to its UK customers. Announced by Nazdar yesterday, the new Nazdar…
Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced the introduction of its 565 Series inkjet inks. This new series of inks has been designed specifically for use in Oki™ Colorpainter M-64s inkjet printers using Oki SX IP6 inks.
The family-owned company is now offering its customers a new range of water-based printing inks for flexible plastic and aluminium packaging, paper or cardboard packaging, napkins, table decorations and hygiene products.
Global printing industry leader Inkcups has announced the release of the brightest white ink available on the UV inkjet market: Vivid White UV curable ink.
Flint Group Paper & Board proudly introduces TerraCode, a sustainable water-based ink and coating range for paper and board packaging applications. Designed to support market demands for sustainable packaging, Flint Group presents an innovative bio-renewable product offering that can be…
SAKATA INX Corp. has introduced BSR-Bio, a new environmentally friendly UV inkjet ink for corrugated packaging applications. The new sustainable ink option is formulated with 20-30% plant-derived materials, allowing brand owners and printers to benefit from reduced regulatory risk and…
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in world-class printing technology, is pleased to announce it has achieved GREENGUARD Gold Certification for its AccurioWide inks in a move that underpins its commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility.
Flint Group Packaging Inks, a global leader dedicated to serving the global packaging industry, has announced that it has become a signatory of the United Nations (U.N.) Global Compact, effective May 2020.
The international printing ink manufacturer hubergroup repositions itself. Effective immediately, the production and marketing of raw materials for printing inks and coatings will be handled by the Chemicals Division. The chemicals manufacturer is focusing on substances such as PU resins…
In order to cope with growing volume demands, Agfa will significantly invest in the expansion of its inkjet ink production capacity. A new manufacturing plant will focus on water-based inkjet inks.
High-graphic, efficient digital inkjet corrugated printing on EFI™ Nozomi C18000 ultra-high-speed single-pass inkjet printers continues to reach new benchmarks for packaging providers, including the achievement of another important certification addressing key recyclability needs. Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has received an…
Roland DG Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and printer cutters, today announced the addition of newly developed Green TR2 ink for its TrueVIS VG2 Series 64” and 54” wide format inkjet printer cutters.
As the new and preferred sales partner for Varcotec's innovative Lock 3 technology, Siegwerk is expanding its range of packaging inks and varnishes with a unique antimicrobial dispersion varnish suitable for a wide range of applications and packaging types.
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