Inks

Sawgrass officially launched today at SGIA Expo 2018 the new Ultra-HD FLEX set eight-color sublimation inks for the Virtuoso HD Product Decorating System with VJ 628 Printers. The first of a whole new family of eight-color sublimation inks, Ultra-HD FLEX is designed to eliminate the long-standing trade-off between the need for vivid color and tremendous detail. It has been named a 2018 SGIA Product of the Year award for Digital Inks – Textile in the under 24-inch width category.

DuPont Advanced Printing announced this week that they have received ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® certification from the Hohenstein Institute in Germany. The new certifications expand across the robust DuPont™ Artistri® textiles digital inks and pretreatments portfolio for both roll-to-roll and direct-to-garment textiles printing applications and specifically apply to pre-treatments, acid, reactive, disperse, pigment and dye sublimation inks.

New EFI™ Reggiani TERRA solution from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) is a high-performance digital production offering featuring a new pigment ink set and binder for fast, sustainable, and cost-competitive industrial textile printing. The newly available offering uses a greener, more-efficient, in-line polymerization process that allows users to print the finest designs using less water, less energy and in less processing time, with no steaming or washing needed on direct-to-textile applications.

Magna Colours are delighted to announce that they have acquired the goodwill and inventory of LJ Specialities. This follows the recent announcements on the closure of the LJ Specialities business.

The global demand for greener products is growing year by year. Brand owners are responding by increased efforts to optimise not only their products, but also the sustainability of related packaging and other print material. For this reason, the market leading ink manufacturer hubergroup was by mid-2017 the first manufacturer to launch globally a wide range of Cradle to Cradle certified™ ink series and coatings for sustainable offset and gravure print products.

Nazdar Ink Technologies will once again be among the exhibitors at InPrint - the industrial print show - in Milan, Italy this November, showcasing its wide range of UV-LED, traditional UV, solvent and aqueous ink formulations to attendees.

Gold sponsor INX Digital (booth 2149) will put the emphasis on inkjet inks at the last SGIA Expo, which becomes PRINTING United in 2019. The new Prodigy™ EGBA, recently voted SGIA’s 2018 Product of the Year for Digital Inks – Industrial and Packaging, headlines an impressive cast of products that will be featured October 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Shanghai Toyo Ink Mfg. Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Toyo Ink Group of Japan, announced today that it, together with its sister subsidiaries, will jointly exhibit at the 7th All in Print China 2018 in Shanghai. With the aim of expanding the Group’s brand position to all regions of the vast country, Group companies from around China—Tianjin Toyo Ink Co., Ltd., Shanghai Toyo Ink Co., Ltd., Jiangmen Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. and Toyo Ink Asia Co., Ltd.—in cooperation with Japan’s Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. and Toyo-Morton Co., Ltd., will collectively promote an extensive portfolio of printing and packaging solutions customized to the needs of the Chinese and global marketplace.

With its presence at InPrint in Milan, Italy, Siegwerk positions itself as competent partner for digital printing solutions presenting its ink and service portfolio for personalized packaging and labels.

Leading manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink recently added a new offering to its dye sublimation water-based ink range.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Nazdar has created a new sample print featuring the signature "pink ribbon." The pink ribbon was introduced in the 1990's and has since become a universal symbol of support for Breast Cancer Awareness, a cause that is internationally recognized each October.

INX International Ink Co., the industry leader in metal decorating ink technology, recently opened a new plant in Itatiba, Brazil to produce 2-piece metal decorating inks. Located in the state of Sao Paulo, the 24,000 square-foot facility is its first new complex in South America since Creative INX was acquired in December 2016 and is designed to manufacture approximately nine million pounds of product annually.

Sawgrass is reving up to take SGIA Expo in Las Vegas by storm with fantastic innovations for sublimation imprinting that are changing the game for product decorators around the world. At Booth 3739, Sawgrass will showcase how partnerships with Chemica, ChromaLuxe, Forever, PrintLAT, Poli-Tape, Siser and Vapor Apparel are breaking barriers and giving product decorators more options for making money with sublimation technology.

Nazdar® Ink Technologies will once more be a key exhibitor at SGIA Expo, taking place between 18th and 20th October 2018 in Las Vegas, USA. The event brings together professionals from across the speciality and wide-format printing markets and welcomes delegates from around the world.

Mimaki have announced the availability of new LUS-170 Clear Ink to be used on the UCJV300 Series. The additional LUS-170 clear ink offers a host of new design possibilities and expands business opportunities by creating compelling displays using gloss, matte or textured finish.

JK Group will be presenting Kiian Digital’s ink portfolio for the textile industry at ITMA Asia next month. These new disperse, pigment and sublimation inks have been designed for use with Kyocera print heads. ITMA Asia runs from 15th to 19th October in Shanghai, and JK Group will be in Booth D20.

Nazdar Ink Technologies will return to the world's biggest inkjet conference - TheIJC 2018 - this autumn to present its latest developments and discuss the future of the technology with thought-leaders from across the globe.

Leading manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink has released its latest UV-curable ink optimised for the Mimaki® JFX Series printers.

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