Sun Chemical has received an honorable mention for Innovations in Sustainability during the 2022 Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) Sustainability Excellence Award competition

Sun Chemical’s submission, ‘Recycle-friendly washable inks for plastic packaging’, highlighted the company’s work to promote sustainable products, including the introduction of its SunSpectro SolvaWash FL product line. 

SolvaWash FL inks are used in flexographic printing processes to...

Sun Chemical has expanded its edible ink range with the launch of its FSR ink
Sun Chemical’s FSR ink range is based on synthetic colorants suitable for use for direct food printing using mid-viscosity range piezo printheads, such as the Ricoh GH2220 digital printhead. This completes a series of digital edible inks, complementing the existing low and high viscosity FSE...
UFlex Chemicals production unit in Noida is now a Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) facility
UFlex Chemicals business claims to develop eco-friendly, sustainable and food-safe compliant inks, adhesives, coatings and biodegradable packaging such as primers, barrier, gloss and heat-seal coatings. With the implementation of ZLD technique the plant has ensured that no liquid waste is...
H.B. Fuller has joined the 4evergreen, a cross-industry alliance hosted by the Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi)

The initiative brings together a diverse network of around 90 organizations and stakeholders throughout the packaging value chain to push for innovation throughout the sector and develop robust, fact-based guidelines for the future of fiber-based packaging. The alliance aims to raise the overall...

Apex International has promoted Mangesh Bhise to sales director responsible for Asia Pacific and Middle East regions

Bhise joined the company in 2020 as general manager of sales for the Indian Peninsula region after a longer period of selling Apex’s products in this region. With his experience of more than 18 years in flexo, he adapted quickly to this management position. 

‘We are convinced that Mangesh...

hubergroup Print Solutions has increased price for all global regions as the costs of raw materials, transport, labor, and energy continue to rise
Local contacts will inform customers about the concrete effects and be available for questions at any time. The ink manufacturer emphasizes that it is working hard to minimize price increases for customers by using its global supply network, examining other sourcing methods and utilizing...
GSE has confirmed it will introduce new flexibility to its range of Colorsat ink dispensing systems that achieve brand spot colors for labels and packaging

The company’s Colorsat ink dispensing systems feature a redesigned, lightweight, slim frame for base components. This provides more space for pumps, agitators and heaters to optimally maintain sensitive inks that are connected to the dispenser.

Maarten Hummelen, marketing director at GSE...

Siegwerk has launched its mineral oil free ink range ‘Vega’ in the Indian market during a virtual launch event
According to Siegwerk, mineral oils as a huge group of chemicals have earned disrepute globally for their bad toxicological profile with several research studies confirming the migration of mineral oils into the food. The uptake of specific mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOHs) is seen as a...
Great Lakes Brewing Company in Cleveland took the top honors last year for their Crushworthy Lo-Cal Citrus Wheat beer can design
The sponsored event has generated a significant amount of buzz in the creative community since it was inaugurated two years ago. 
 
Crown Brand Building Packaging won the first title in 2020 with its entry for Indio Beer’s Pueblos de México Unido Edición Muertos....
DKSH has appointed Atul Nagarkar as its new vice president, Global Specialty Chemicals Industry, Performance Materials effective January 1, 2022
Nagarkar will be responsible for driving growth, profitability, operational excellence, and leadership culture in Business Line Specialty Chemicals globally, and the execution of DKSH’s group-wide strategic initiatives to ensure sustainable growth.  
 
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