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.

On its way to become a circular and digital packaging solutions company, Siegwerk will expand its digital services by adding virtual tools for customer interaction and engagement. Since 2017, the company has strategically driven its own digital transformation continuously evaluating new technologies to further improve efficiency and strengthen its customer service.

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.

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 measurable, reportable CO2 savings.

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.

HP is rolling out a new printhead design for HP PageWide C500 Press customers, extending performance with ink savings per board to deliver improved economics as well as enhanced print quality. The printheads are now being installed as an upgrade for all HP C500 digital corrugated customers worldwide.

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 and UV oligomers, among others. With its extensive product portfolio, it is primarily aimed at the printing and packaging industry as well as the paint and coatings industry and chemical companies. To diversify and divide the business into two divisions - Print Solutions and Chemicals - is a strategic corporate decision. hubergroup is thus pursuing the goal of making its technological expertise available to a wider range of customers.

Hybrid Services, Mimaki’s exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland, has announced a promotion on its award-winning JFX200-2513 flatbed LED UV printer that positions the popular 8’ x 4’ model at only £49,995. With the additional inclusion of a number of normally optional extras, the competitive new pricing is expected to attract interest from businesses looking to leverage the benefits of direct to substrate printing for the first time.

Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have completed the purchase of 100 percent of the shares of Sensient Imaging Technologies and certain other assets related to the production of inks.

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.

The celebration continues at Crown Brand-Building Packaging after winning the inaugural Colored by INX Can Design contest in April. Esveydi Rossano and the production team responsible for the victorious entry continue to find exceptional value in using the INX Metal Color Catalog on new projects, and in their quest to create another award-winning design to defend the title with next year.

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.

Leading digital ink manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink recently announced that the company will be offering enhanced virtual training and online support services, in order to stay connected with its many global customers and distributors.

Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of the shares of Sensient Imaging Technologies and certain other assets related to the production of inks. The transaction is expected to be finalized in the second quarter of 2020.

Encouraged by the overwhelmingly positive results of its global INX Color Perfection® program, metal decoration market leader INX International Ink Co. is raising the bar to a new level with the introduction of Color Perfection® Magazine. Each glossy, 4-color print issue is designed to examine the connection between color, design, and metal can decorating around the world.

Graphics One is pleased to announce two new screen-printing packages for imaging film positives. Featuring GO ScreenMate™ Color Separation Ink and Film, the system includes either the T3170x or the ET-15000 along with the CADLink Technology Corporation’s FilmMaker RIP software making this a true turnkey offering.

INX International Ink Co. is offering professional development for the industry with the introduction of free online courses for its customers and partners through INX University. Seven courses featuring expert instruction for its increasingly popular 2-Piece Metal Decorating program are available for the benefit of marketers, designers, converters and production personnel.

With the current challenges facing the print industry - and the UK as a whole - many businesses are looking at their finances. As well as looking to potential new markets and opportunities, by reviewing their existing cost structures print service providers may make substantial savings.

GLS / NEXT Precision Marketing, a strategic marketing solutions provider delivering end-to-end innovation from ideas to implementation, recently announced the full support of 242 shades of HP Indigo Silver ElectroInk.

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