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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.

Nazdar Ink Technologies will exhibit brand new and established inkjet, screen, and flexo inks, as well as examples of its special effects portfolio at the forthcoming FESPA 2018 show.

Sun Chemical will highlight its wide range of products specially formulated for glass, including organic UV screen inks, pre-treatment sprays, and special effects solutions during Deco ’18 in Columbus, Ohio on April 7-9.

Sun Chemical has acquired the Metal Deco ink business of PPG, a US-based global supplier of paints, coatings and specialty materials. PPG, with a well consolidated portfolio, and Sun Chemical are both long standing players in the metal packaging industry.

Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co.KGaA, one of the leading international suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, and Agfa Graphics, a leading supplier in prepress offset and inkjet print, have entered into an important strategic alliance for digital packaging inks.

Ricoh Europe is announcing another step in its journey to be the most innovative inkjet printing company in the world. Knowing that production printing businesses are continuing to ask more from digital print vendors, especially for inkjet solutions, Ricoh today announces the development of a new ink technology. This new ink will soon be brought to market as an additional option to current and future clients on the Ricoh Pro™ VC60000 continuous feed inkjet printing platform.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced the appointment of Jim Whitehead as Sales Manager, EMEA. Based in the UK, Jim will be responsible for sales management of Nazdar branded and non-OEM private labelled screen, digital and narrow web products in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

For the tenth consecutive year, platinum sponsor INX International Ink Co. will be the UV LED go-to source for commercial, packaging and specialty printers looking for expert insight at the Print UV Conference in Las Vegas, February 26-28 at the Encore by Wynn Resort in Las Vegas.

JK Group will attend Fespa Asia (Bangkok 22-24 February- Stand C30) introducing the latest dye sublimation inks to the portfolios of its premium brands Kiian Digital and J-Teck.

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