Xeikon is introducing gold and silver metallic toners for the Cheetah 2.0 Series to unlock value-add potential for brands and a competitive edge for printers and converters, says the company. This new digital foiling evolution is based on Xeikon’s innovation strategy and its focus on developing high-quality, application-tuned products that are also more sustainable and cost-effective.

The new gold and silver are part of Xeikon’s Creative Toner series, which has been designed to enhance packaging with special colors, launched a few years ago, the first Creative Colors were Palladium Silver and Matt Silver. Today, Xeikon is expanding this toner family with new Metallic Gold and...

INX International Ink recently promoted three longtime employees to vice president positions. Brian Petzel, Renee Schouten and Heather Seville have a combined 75 years experience with INX.

Petzel has been with INX for more than 31 years. Considered the backbone of the company’s Finance department and a budgeting wizard, he has proven to be especially adept at handling multiple complex long-term projects. He is now the vice president of financial planning and analysis.

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Toyo Ink Europe Specialty Chemicals' new inkjet plant in northern France
The new fully automated site is expected to reinforce the company’s position in the global digital sector, in particular in the label, interior décor and corrugated markets.  
 
According to the company, the use of digital technology continues to grow as...
Zeller+Gmelin North America has appointed Michael Wong as business development manager in Western USA. In this role, Wong will oversee and manage sales of Zeller+Gmelin UV, LED, dry offset, water-based and conventional inks in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Northern Nevada.

Prior to joining the company, Wong worked as a product consultant offering service and support within the label, packaging, and graphic arts industries for the past 22 years. 'Zeller+Gmelin is confident Michael will excel in assisting our converter and printer customers throughout the West Coast...

Toyo Printing Inks’ LP-9000 Toyo Life Premium Food LO/LM series of sheetfed offset inks have passed the INGEDE (International Association of the Deinking Industry) deinkability criteriaToyo Printing Inks’ LP-9000 Toyo Life Premium Food LO/LM series of sheetfed offset inks have passed the INGEDE (International Association of the Deinking Industry) deinkability criteria
In addition to being deinkable, LP-9000 ink systems are engineered and manufactured in accordance with EuPIA (European Printing Ink Association) guidelines and the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) standards. Available in CMYK, Pantone and 12 special spot colors, they are suitable for...
Flint Group Evolution Series Deinking Primer enables ink release from shrink sleeve without contaminating the PET bottle

Governments worldwide are setting ambitious packaging recycling and emissions targets. Early in 2018 the European Commission launched a European Strategy for Plastics in a Circular Economy with ambitious targets for the plastics industry:

• All plastics must be recyclable by 2030...

The 2021 winning design of Colored By INX Can Design contest
A Cleveland craft brewer recently used the program to create an award-winning can design, pointed out INX Color Perfection manager Sarah Jacks, who will be available to meet with attendees in the INX booth.  
 
‘Great Lakes Brewing was voted the winner of our...
Taghleef Industries will extend its Titanium product family with two additional metallic films for in mold labeling applications.

Since its launch in 2015, LTZ film, has been promoted under the corporate Titanium brand name. LTZ is a unique multi-layer film characterized by an exclusive silver look delivering either a brilliant 'mirror like' gloss or a matte 'gunmetal' effect to the labeled container. The strength of...

Sun Chemical has won two awards at the Kepner-Tregoe Excellence Awards
Glyn Evans, technical manager Offset and Specialty Inks - UK, Ireland and Nordics at Sun Chemical, was also a finalist in the ‘Facilitator of the Year’ category.  
 
Winners of the 12 categories were announced on March 15, 2022.   
 
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INX International Ink has launched the first two products of INXShield, a new line of functional coatings for packaging applications
INXShield is validated and quality control tested regularly by an independent testing facility using the ISO 22196:2011 test method.  
 
Shane Bertsch, vice president of Strategic Planning and Innovation at INX, said: ‘INXShield UVF and INXShield GS Slip coatings...

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