Tag: Inks

  • Heidelberg to sell PURe inks

    Heidelberg is now selling the PURe range of inks alongside its Saphira consumables to its European customers. The PURe group is a spin-off of Epple Druckfarben AG and has developed its ink system with sustainability in mind.

  • Sun Chemical acquires Sapici

    Sun Chemical has acquired the Italian company Sapici, which specialises in high performance polyurethanes. This will give Sun Chemical the ability to develop and produce unique polymers for its inks, coatings, and lamination adhesives.

  • Ink prices start to rise

    Flint Group’s Packaging division has warned that it will be increasing the prices of its ink and coating products from 1st April 2021.

  • DIC to acquire BASF pigment business

    DIC, a Japanese company familiar to most people as the owner of Sun Chemical, is set to acquire BASF’s global pigments business known as BASF Colors and Effects, or BCE, in a deal valued at €1.15 billion. This includes €985 million in cash plus the outstanding debts. 

  • Pulse Roll Label improves metallic inks

    Label ink manufacturer Pulse Roll Label Products is to show the latest version of its PureBright UV flexo metallic inks at next month’s Label Expo.

  • Nazdar releases alternative ink for HP Scitex

    Nazdar Ink Technologies has launched a new 735 series UV ink for two wide format HP Scitex presses, the FB7500 and FB7600, both of which are large flatbed devices aimed at high volume users.

  • Flint expands low migration inks

    Flint Group’s Narrow Web division has added custom designed metallic silver and metallic pastes to its range of low migration inks. This includes Low Migration UV Flexo Silver, a single-component metallic UV flexo ink which should be able to achieve migration levels below 10 ppb when correctly applied on suitable packaging structures. This was verified…

  • Eco-friendly flexo inks

    Solar Inks, specialist supplier of inks for flexographic and screen printing, has launched Earthinks, a range of environmentally friendly water-based flexographic and screen printing inks. These inks have been developed from sustainable and non-polluting resources including soy, starch, sugars, dextrin, tree resin, cellulose and other polysaccharides. Natural waxes are used to replace standard petroleum-based synthetics,…