INX to feature solvent-based packaging and metal decoration inks at ExpoPrint Latin America
Friday 02. February 2018 - With a significant worldwide presence supported by parent company Sakata INX of Japan, INX International Ink Co. will display its strength and global reach by showcasing a complete product line of inks and coatings at ExpoPrint Latin America, being held March 20-24 in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
South America’s largest industry event, ExpoPrint Latin America represents the first time INX (booth 417) will be exhibiting in South America. The product lines that will be displayed are geared to showcase the strengths of Creative Industria e Comercio Ltda., one of the leading manufacturers of flexographic and gravure packaging inks. INX acquired the company in December 2016.
“ExpoPrint is an excellent opportunity for INX to demonstrate our consistent global expansion efforts and commitment to the South American market by providing packaging solutions to our worldwide customers,” said Rick Clendenning, President and CEO
INX will exhibit Synergy and Belle Color solvent-based inks for flexible packaging and 2-piece metal decoration inks and coatings. Synergy is a flexographic laminating ink that works well with a wide range of solvent-based and solvent-less adhesive systems. Designed to run at press speeds of 2000 feet per minute, it is a high performance product with excellent printability and heat resistance for general purpose, snack food packaging. Synergy possesses superb bond strength and resolubility, and low solvent retention is achievable with extrusion and adhesive lamination.
Belle Color solvent-based rotogravure laminating inks are the highest performing inks on the market for adhesive and extrusion lamination. These inks are specifically formulated for retort, boil-in-bag and a vast range of diverse packaging applications. A proprietary, high quality ink system, customers are impressed by how sharp it prints on many different substrates. Belle Color, like Synergy, also offers excellent heat resistance, low solvent retention, and resolves doctor blade issues that are commonly found with other inks.
INX is the largest worldwide producer of 2-piece metal decorating inks. Many popular beverage brands understand the significant value and shelf appeal that INX metal decorating inks have to offer. With outstanding bright and sharp colors, make sure to ask about the INX Color Perfection 2-Piece Metal Color Catalog, which contains over 600 metal color swatches. It is the industry’s first true color standard for beverage can design printed directly on metal.