Designed for both folding carton and flexible film packaging applications where high press performance, color vibrancy and regulatory compliance are critical, SunCure AccuFlex UV flexo inks are said to offer good adhesion to a variety of film substrates, provide great flexo viscosity stability...

Magnum Inks & Coatings, an Ohio-based manufacturer of printing inks and coatings, has appointed Eric Cathie as its new technical director

Cathie brings 17 years of industry experience ranging from ink formulation to application technology. His areas of expertise include flexography, offset lithography, specialty ink formulation, UV LED formulation, and flexible packaging applications.

‘I am excited to join the Magnum team...

Jim Whitehead has more than 20 years' experience in the printing ink industry
Based in the UK, Whitehead will be responsible for sales management of Nazdar branded and non-OEM private labeled screen, digital and narrow web products in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.
 
Whitehead has more than 20 years' experience in the...

White has been a narrow web technical service representative in the northeast region since April, 2013. She joined Nazdar Ink Technologies in September, 2010 as an inkjet technician.  

White holds a MS in technology and occupational education from the University of Central Missouri, and a...

Siegwerk announces price increases of packaging inks, varnishes

The industry has experienced recent sustained cost increases for quality raw materials and further increases are anticipated during the course of 2018.

'Siegwerk continues to devote a large number of resources to identify efficiency mechanisms and alternate raw material sources and works...

EkoCure XS has been specifically designed for the demands of shrink sleeve applications. Dr Paulo Vieira, director of research and development, Flint Group Narrow Web NA, stated that EkoCure XS is the first shrink sleeve system that is dual-cure, and claimed to provide consistent cure at the...

Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018 is supported by the Thai Screen Printing & Graphic Imaging Association (TSGA) and the Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) under the Minister of Industry

Focused entirely on label and package printing in the region, Labelexpo Southeast Asia debuts at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand on May 10-12.

Aimed at printers/converters, brand owners, label and packaging technicians, buyers and design specialists, the event's organizer expects visitors to...

Gulf Print & Pack Summit 2018 is a conference-led two-day educational event aimed at commercial printers, label and packaging converters, brand owners, designers and other members of the printing supply chain

The Middle East and surrounding markets have not been immune to these trends but are set to benefit. According to statistics from Smithers Pira, the total value for printing in the Middle East will be worth more than US$20 billion for the first time in 2018 as the market continues to grow and...

The percentage increase will be in the high single digits and will vary dependent on the product composition and product line. Sun Chemical will communicate specific increases directly with customers.

Sun Chemical noted that, since the end of 2016, costs have risen on an annual basis and...

Flint Group supplies package printers with inks, coatings and photopolymer plate raw materials to support the EGP process.

The first full HD EGP project between Flint Group and Marvaco was initiated in 2015 and resulted in an ultra-high-quality job, ‘Petfood’, printed in cooperation with...

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