Sun Chemical will increase prices on its inks, coatings and adhesives in Latin America
‘Continued pressure in the raw materials market has forced us to increase prices in Latin America,’ said Fernando Tavara, president, Sun Chemical Latin America. ‘As we expect this environment to continue throughout the rest of the year, our main priority is to mitigate any disruption this...
DataLase has launched three additional water-based flexographic (WBF) high humidity coatings aimed at paper and corrugated printing industries where high humidity is a factor in post-print processes

The new coating, WBF-7101, offers a high contrast white-to-black color change with a standard level of rub resistance and can be used for case coding applications in high humidity areas. It is suitable for various applications, including food, beverage, and e-commerce, on either brown or white...

Flint Group Packaging Inks has launched OneCode range of solvent-based range of inks and coatings for European customers
The OneCode portfolio incorporates VertixCode for flexo printing, MatrixCode for gravure, HelixCode for dual purpose inks (flexo and gravure), and ZenCode, a recently launched range of sustainable inks for shrink labels. Enhancing and complementing the portfolio are overprint varnishes and...
(L-R) Jon Hunter, Michelman’s new director, Global Environmental Health and Safety and Sonia Razzaque, the new vice president of Regulatory Compliance and Product Stewardship
Jon Hunter is Michelman’s new director, Global Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), responsible for global EH&S strategic leadership, oversight and team development. Hunter has recently been at Harsco as North American EH&S director and global environmental director. He has...
Clariant’s Pigments unit has received OK compost Industrial certification by TÜV Austria for its range of pigments
Clariant certified pigments can be used to color plastic products, including packaging, intended to be compostable.   
 
Nine selected products in Clariant’s PV Fast and Graphtol ranges now feature the label OK compost Industrial, that fully meets the requirements...
Kao Collins has launched InkAnswers, a digital search tool that matches inks with substrates used in label and narrow web production

InkAnswers simplifies the process of identifying which inks are compatible with printhead technologies and materials, including flexible packaging, foil, shrink sleeve film, and variable facestock. Inkjet inks are a fast-growing need when...

Fujifilm India has appointed Koji Wada as the new managing director, effective from June 29, 2021
Taking over the baton from Haruto Iwata as he moves to his new role as managing director for the Asia-Pacific region in Singapore, Wada will spearhead Fujifilm’s operations and business strategy in India. In his new role, Wada will be responsible for organizational growth and profitability...
Marabu has reached a milestone in the company's history. With its Project Green, the manufacturer will be climate neutral by the middle of the year

All Marabu business units will, where possible, make a specific contribution to achieve the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with Project Green and therefore participate in the Green Deal. 

‘We are safeguarding the future of the next generations and are proud that we...

Toppan Printing has renamed its English company from Toppan Printing to Toppan
The evolution of the brand represents Toppan’s expansion beyond its traditional markets both in terms of business fields and geographical footprint.  
 
Hideharu Maro, Toppan’s president and representative director, said: ‘Toppan has a rich history of wide-ranging...
Kai Lankinen, executive partner at Marvaco, has released his doctoral dissertation, which evaluates the transition from spot color printing to Expanded Gamut Printing

The dissertation evaluates the transition from spot color printing to EGP, a multicolor process in solvent-based wide web flexography. The method under investigation reduces the complexity of the printing process and produces spot color...

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