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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Toyo Ink Unveils Total Packaging Solutions at Tokyo Pack 2014

Toyo Ink Co., Ltd. (President Katsumi Yamazaki) announced today that it, together with Toyo ADL Co., Ltd., Toyo FPP Co., Ltd. and Toyo-Morton Co., Ltd., will introduce package processing innovations based on the concept “Total Packaging Solutions of the Future” at this year’s Tokyo Pack. Covering material procurement, manufacture, distribution, sale, consumption, disposal and recycling, Tokyo Pack is one of the world’s largest trade exhibitions for packaging-related businesses. The exhibition will run from October 7 to 11, at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan.

Located in booth 2-28, East Hall 2, Toyo Ink will showcase a comprehensive array of products and services under four solutions categories: Color Management, Environment and Safety, High Performance and Advanced Design, and Global Market Solutions.

Color Management: Due to increasing globalization of the flexible packaging business, color management has become an industry hot topic. To address the issue, Toyo Ink will feature two live presentations on color management support for process printing and color management solutions on stage at its booth. The company will also hold live demos of its latest ink dispensing system for the labeling market.

Environment and Safety: Toyo Ink solutions for flexo printing have been attracting much attention of late. Thus, the company will showcase a complete product lineup based on its water-based flexo inks, from prepress to post-printing. In addition, it will introduce case studies of innovative solutions that combine its water-based inks and water-based adhesives, and offer a hands-on display of its solvent-free adhesive mixing device.

Under the High Performance and Advanced Design category, Toyo Ink will showcase advanced packaging and design techniques based on a wide array of Toyo Ink high-performance materials, such as ultraviolet (UV) coatings, overprint varnishes, functional screen inks and hot-melt adhesives. In addition, the company will introduce a completely new lineup of UV inks.

Under the Global Market Solutions category, Toyo Ink will highlight packaging products and services that support its customers as they increasingly foray into international markets. The company will introduce packaging ink solutions representative of those the Toyo Ink Group has launched in markets all over the world. A comprehensive lineup of food packaging inks compliant with the Swiss Ordinance will also be on display.

Moreover, Yasuyuki Kawada, manager of Toyo Ink’s Graphic Solution Center, Technical Center, will deliver a presentation on“Color Management for Package Design” on October 10 at 2:00 p.m., at the seminar room in East Hall 6. Mr. Kawada will provide details on Toyo Ink’s color management system architecture with the aim of improving color quality and operational efficiency throughout the package production workflow. He will also introduce Toyo Ink’s first color management system based on the International Color Consortium (ICC) profile format.

For more info on Tokyo Pack 2014, see http://www.tokyo-pack.jp/en/.