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Ink Raises Standard of Continuous Inkjet Coding for Fast-Moving Consumer Goods

March 4, 2021

Markem-Imaje’s new ink enables better performance and sustainability, with no overall cost increase. Paired with the company’s flagship 9450 coder, the EB588 ink sets the new standard for FMCG inkjet coding. MEK-based inks generate Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) emissions, contributors to greenhouse gases. This new MEK-free alternative, made of Methyl Isopropyl Ketone (MIPK), supports product…

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Low Odor Ink Delivers Enhanced User and Product Experience, With Better Costs

January 21, 2021

Products must be coded with variable data such as best-before-expiry dates, lot numbers, and sometimes even ingredients. Given its ability to mark most surfaces at most speeds, continuous inkjet coding (CIJ) is a popular choice. However, most existing CIJ inks come with a strong smell which can be problematic for workers and can, at times,…

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CTI Announces Water-Based Glow-in-Dark Ink Formulas for High-Speed Flexo and Gravure

October 30, 2020

With growing interest from the world’s largest consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands for customer-engaging glow-in-the-dark (GID) inks on food and beverage packaging, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) introduces water-based GID formulas for paper and film substrates. CTI’s new water-based GID inks offer an alternative that’s as easy to print and that glows as strongly as UV…

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Squid Ink’s Copilot Max Now With UV Printing Capabilities

October 8, 2020

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., a leading manufacturer of coding and marking systems for product identification and traceability, introduced the CoPilot Max printing system now with UV curing capability for non-porous applications. With up to 2.8 inches of print height per printhead and the ability to run up to 2 printheads from one controller, the CoPilot Max…

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CTI’s New Solvent Technology Drives Cup Innovations

July 30, 2020

Specialty inks that are popular among consumers for driving interest on packaging for beer, soda and candy are now feasible for fountain cups as a result of Chromatic Technologies’ invention of solvent-specialty inks. CTI invented a new suite of color-change technologies using solvent inks, including thermochromic (temperature-activated), photochromic (sunlight-activated), glow-in-the-dark and reveal technology (a message…

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Domino Digital Printing Launches UV95 Food Packaging Compliant Ink Set

February 21, 2020

Domino Digital Printing Solutions launched its new seven color UV95 food packaging compliant digital ink set. In the video link below, watch Louise Adcock, Domino’s N-Series product manager, walk viewers through a demonstration of this ink set on Domino’s N610i digital ink jet label press. Visit: https://go.domino-printing.com/UV95launchLabelexpo2019 Louise highlights the key features and benefits of…

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Esko Unveils Digital Maturity Model Guide to Digital Transformation Strategy

February 11, 2020

Launching a new whitepaper and interactive maturity assessment tool for customers, Esko has introduced its latest innovation to packaging and print suppliers across the globe – a strategic model to guide individual businesses on their entire journey to digital maturity. Developed as a result of analyzing hundreds of customers’ operations worldwide, the global developer of…

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Squid Ink Introduces New Copilot® Max 360DPI Printing System Now With Solvent Capability

January 15, 2020

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc. introduces the CoPilot Max printing system now with solvent capability to print on non-porous surfaces.

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Saudi-Based United Carton Industries Company Invests in Digital with EFI Nozomi Corrugated Printer

December 12, 2019

Saudi-Based United Carton industries company invests in digital with EFI Nozomi corrugated printer.

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Sun Chemical Releases 2018 Sustainability Report

December 3, 2019

Sun Chemical released its 2018 Corporate Sustainability Report, which focuses on how its commitment to sustainability has led to new products and services that help customers improve their eco-efficiency goals. The 2018 report shows that Sun Chemical achieved its recent energy and water usage goals and highlights various initiatives that Sun Chemical has implemented to…

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Squid Ink Introduces New Food Grade Ink

November 12, 2019

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc. introduced the addition of a food grade ink to the growing Squid Ink fluids family.

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Squid Ink Introduces new Copilot® Max 360DPI Printer with Active Ink System

October 17, 2019

Squid Ink introduces new Copilot® Max 360DPI printer with active ink system.

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CTI Achieves High Pressure Processing Verification at the Individual Package Level

September 11, 2019

BlindSpotz technology validates proper pressure and time for single packages

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Sun Chemical SunPak® FSP Inks Set New Standard in Eco-friendly Food Packaging

September 5, 2019

Sun Chemical’s flagship food packaging offset inkset, SunPak® FSP, which is based on renewable bio-based materials, has achieved a new standard in eco-friendliness through a combination of compliance and sustainability. Not only is the popular inkset, which has achieved double digit sales growth across Europe each year since its launch, fully compliant with all existing food…

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CTI Introduces Solvent Thermochromic Color-Changing Inks

June 27, 2019

Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has launched the packaging industry’s first thermochromic ink for use in solvent ink applications.

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Fazer, Marvaco and Pyroll Pilot GreenerPrinting™

June 24, 2019

Fazer, Marvaco and Pyroll take a step towards more sustainable packaging production on a large scale as they pilot GreenerPrinting™

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Epson Commercial Label Printer Inks Reach Major Milestones in Food Contact Materials Compliance

April 10, 2019

Epson announces its inks comply with regulations from the EuPIA and United States Food and Drug Administration, and Meet FCM and GMP Standards

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Copilot Flex Printing System for Egg Carton Printing: Squid Ink

March 25, 2019

Squid Ink Manufacturing, Inc., recently introduced the new CoPilot® Flex Inkjet Printing System.

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Access Becomes a GMG Reseller in Canada

March 14, 2019

GMG Americas recently announced it has signed an agreement with Access, headquartered in Toronto, to become a dealer of GMG products throughout Canada.

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LS-6101 Fast-Dry, Solvent-Based Ink for Semi- and Non-Porous Materials : Matthews Marking Systems

February 20, 2019

Matthews Marking Systems announced LS-6101, a fast-dry, solvent-based ink developed specifically for thermal ink jet (TIJ) print technologies in single-use cartridges.

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