Pigment ink allows production of durable, UV-resistant labels using the Primera LX910e

LX910e was initially shipped with a dye-based ink cartridge. Dye ink produces bright colors and vibrant photo-quality images, according to Primera. In goes on to note that pigment ink is better suited for applications where sunlight, water and chemicals can come in contact with the printed...

Jason Jones had established his own ink manufacturing plant in Johannesburg, Primary Colour

Jones has been involved in the ink industry in South Africa for more than 30 years. He established his own ink manufacturing plant in Johannesburg, Primary Colour, which has been in operation for six years catering mostly to the wide web flexo and gravure packaging industry.

Prior to that...

INX is now looking at the best way of bringing its NW340 UV inkjet digital label press to market, with potential partners being sounded out on the Labelexpo Americas 2018 show floor

Such a strategy can be evidenced with the Gaia press, launched at Labelexpo Europe 2017 in partnership with Uteco and ebeam Technologies. INX is now looking at the best way of bringing its NW340 UV inkjet digital label press to market, with potential partners being sounded out on the Labelexpo...

Labelexpo Americas 2018 played host to a number of product launches as well as product introductions to the US market, including the new Mark Andy P9E, P7E and P5E presses

Labelexpo Americas is the region's largest dedicated trade show for the label and package printing industry. Labelexpo Americas 2018 hosted a total of 487 exhibitors, up from 455 two years before, across the biggest floorspace yet at 203,642 sq ft. Almost 30 percent of exhibitors  at this year’s...

RKW Finland has successfully adopted EGP – expanded gamut printing – in collaboration with Marvaco and Siegwerk Finland

The company received the certificate, in September 2018, in recognition of its successful implementation of a greener and more flexible flexography process.

RKW Finland has successfully adopted EGP – expanded gamut printing – in collaboration with Marvaco and Siegwerk Finland.

EGP...

Thorsten Kröller to become president of Actega

He will succeed Dr Roland Peter, who is going to retire. At the same time, Thorsten Kröller will join Altana’s executive management team.

‘Dr Roland Peter looks back on a successful management career in our organization spanning over 20 years. After many years as the head of BYK, he has...

Myron Petruch named as president and chief executive officer at Sun Chemical

Petruch assumes leadership of Sun Chemical after serving as president of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments and general manager of the pigments products division since 2008. He succeeds Rudi Lenz who will transition to the new role of vice chairman of the board at Sun Chemical. In this role, Lenz...

The Zeller _ Gmelin stand at Labelexpo Americas 2018

The company’s new strategy, Market Focus Plus, sees Zeller + Gmelin place a focus on five market segments, over products and chemistry. These are narrow web, packaging, rigid plastic, metal decoration and commercial.

This is realized in new water-based products from the energy curing...

Flint Group discusses latest developments at Labelexpo Americas 2018.

Siegwerk debuts ink and service portfolio at Labelexpo 2018

‘At Labelexpo we will give visitors insights into our newest ink developments,’ says Tom Hammer, head of technical marketing at Siegwerk. ‘We will debuting our new Sicura Flex Orbis ink series, a new generation of UV flexo inks especially developed for pressure sensitive paper, film labels as...

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