Inks

Global supplier, NUtec Digital Ink is expanding its Diamond eco-solvent product offering with new GBL-free ink versions. This move supports NUtec’s new product strategy which includes the introduction of more environmentally and operator- friendly digital ink alternatives for its worldwide customers.

Toyo Ink Brasil Ltda., a member of the Toyo Ink Group of Japan, today presented an upgraded lineup of high-performance polyurethane-based surface and lamination inks for flexo and gravure printing. The company offers a broad range of systems, from general-purpose snack structures to high-end retort and hot-fill packaging applications.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced it experienced a positive and successful FESPA 2018, held in the Messe Berlin in May. Following the event, Nazdar says it met its core show objectives of showcasing new and existing products to a broad international audience and developing closer relationships with European partners.

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has developed comprehensive guidelines for digital solutions providers, packaging converters, and food brands to assist with compliance of regulatory and guidance requirements. After detailed analysis, Intertek has named HP Inc., one of the largest printing solutions vendors, as the first supplier to fulfill the Intertek Guidelines for the Safe Use of Printing Inks.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced it experienced a positive and successful FESPA 2018, held in the Messe Berlin in May. Following the event, Nazdar says it met its core show objectives of showcasing new and existing products to a broad international audience and developing closer relationships with European partners.

Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd., the parent company of the Toyo Ink Group of Japan, today announced plans to make a full-fledged foray into the Myanmar market with the establishment of a production base in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone in Yangon. The company plans to set up in July 2018 a wholly-owned manufacturing subsidiary, Toyo Ink Myanmar Co., Ltd., with an initial paid-in capital of US$6.5 million. The new factory is scheduled to break ground in November 2018 with commercial operation expected to begin in November 2019.

Fujifilm Europe have announced the launch of a new food-safe ink which significantly extends the application versatility of the Jet Press 720S for packaging production by enabling it to print on primary food packaging.

Roland DGA has announced that its Texart™ SBL3 dye-sublimation inks have earned certification from ChromaLuxe® for outdoor durability. This certification assures users that they can expect optimum quality and durability when transfer graphics are printed with Texart SBL3 inks and sublimated to ChromaLuxe EXT (Extended Life) UV-resistant photo panels.

Making Ink Stick

May 23, 2018

Before inkjet became the dominant printing process, screen printing was the only segment in the world of printing that could and does print on practically anything. During this time, most printing was done on some form of paper, where adhesion and durability were not primary factors in ink and substrate performance. The commercial screen printing industry began as a short-run process to reproduce images on paper and paper board substrates.

Sanctus Skateboards, a shop based out of Hartsville, South Carolina, has been creating handmade skateboard decks for over a decade. Each deck (the board portion of each skateboard) receives careful attention to detail. To make their unique designs come to life, owner Ryan McCoy trusts Nazdar ink.

Sawgrass will be breaking industry barriers once again at FESPA’s annual global print expo, as it presents a total solution to create sublimated products for outdoor applications, May 15 – 18 at Hall 4.1, Stand D75.

In line with its “Focused on your needs” motto, Siegwerk will present its tailor-made ink solutions and service portfolio for labels and narrow web applications in Bangkok, Thailand.

JK Group will be at FESPA 2018 (Berlin 15-18 May – Hall 2.2 Stand C13) with many news for its premium brands Kiian Digital and J-Teck, and it will be one of the major players at the SportsFactory stand, where attendees will be able to see the live production process of sports jersey: from the design stage up to wearing the finished product!

With more than 18 years of experience in the production and sale of water-based inks for flexo and gravure applications, Eston Chimica will present their new international image and brand: Eston Chimica, a Flint Group Company during the PRINT4ALL trade show in Milan Italy, 29 May through 1 June, 2018. The company welcomes all attendees to visit the Eston Chimica/Flint Group team in Hall 18, Stand G-24-H23.

Nazdar Ink Technologies will once again be among the exhibitors at the InPrint Industrial Inkjet Conference and Exhibition in Chicago, USA this May. The company will introduce a number of its innovative UV-LED, traditional UV, solvent and aqueous ink formulations to attendees.

The Sussex Sign Company, based in Brighton, UK, provides a comprehensive range of professional graphic design facilities, signage and vehicle livery products. The company was formed in 1995 and has established an excellent reputation for quality, reliability and professionalism that extends throughout the south.

Prism Inks, Inc., based in Sunnyvale, California is pleased to announce Dan Barefoot’s promotion to Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing of Prism Inks. Barefoot will be responsible for working with the Prism Inks management team in enhancing their distribution channel, new marketing initiatives and driving the development of new opportunities for Prism.

Under the umbrella theme of “Brighter Ideas”, Sun Chemical will present on Stand D20, Hall 2.2 at FESPA 2018 (15-18 May in Berlin, Germany) its comprehensive portfolio of world-class inks and compatible technologies for multiple applications across the graphics, textile and industrial markets.

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