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Friday, March 30, 2018

Sun Chemical to commemorate 200 years of packaging innovation and showcase latest offerings too

During FTA InfoFlex 2018, Sun Chemical will highlight a new ink with excellent smear resistance and its portfolio of eco-friendly inks, while showing how its full line of coatings, inks and adhesives can produce packaging that pops off the shelf and enhances pressroom efficiency.

“For 200 years, Sun Chemical has stayed ahead of the curve to provide innovative technology and solutions that meet the needs of our customers and the ever-changing industries we serve,” said Tony Renzi, Vice President of Packaging, North American Inks, Sun Chemical. “During InfoFlex, our customers will see that we’re no different as we showcase solutions that meet the latest demands in eco-friendly packaging, high-speed and high-quality printing, unique brand owner requirements, functional packaging and aesthetics, and tighter regulations on food packaging.”

Visitors of booth #601 will learn about Sun Chemical’s SunUno Solimax ink system. Suitable for surface print applications on a number of the commonly used flexible packaging substrates, this multi-purpose ink system maximizes press room efficiency while simplifying the overall print production process by providing a single platform that can cover multiple end use applications and produce the shelf stand out and high-quality packaging needed for today’s competitive industry.

When printing flexographic printing on polyethylene film, SunSpectro Sunsharp HR water- and solvent-based inks provide moderate heat resistance of up to 350 degrees, maintain excellent gloss, and are suitable for use with conventional and high-performance printing plates.

Designed for flexographic printing on polypropylene and polyethylene films at high speeds, Sun Chemical’s SunStrato Sunester laminating solvent-based family of inks offer maximum color strength, low solvent retention, excellent adhesive and extrusion bonds, clean printing and film versatility.

To meet current trends moving toward greener living, Sun Chemical will highlight its SunVisto AquaGreen water-based inks.  Sun Chemical’s water-based SunVisto inks portfolio for paper and paperboard applications are PH stable with excellent coverage and mileage. The low-VOC inks meet the requirements of the Coalition of Northeastern Governors (CONEG) and provide consistent viscosity with excellent press stability to meet the print needs used on a wide range of substrates.