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Flint Group Offers Full Insight on Low Migration Topics Along With An Expanding Low Migration Portfolio

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Press release from the issuing company

Flint Group is prepared and ready to discuss today's hot topics - our experts span over 30 countries worldwide and are available to discuss the current key topics affecting narrow web printers – including true low migration inks and coatings! 

In 2010, Flint Group launched Flexocure® ANCORA, low migration UV flexo inks for food label and packaging applications.  ANCORA, Italian for "anchor", signifies solidity, firmness, integrity. Flint Group's ANCORA brand of products provides the highest print performance while meeting the lowest possible migration limits.  

Flint Group knows the need for low migration solutions goes further and beyond UV flexo - extending into UV offset, specialty metallics, coatings and adhesives.  To address the escalating need for the best low migration properties, Flint Group is expanding its range of products that are suitable for low migration label and package printing.

Introducing Lithocure® ANCORA – a first true low migration UV offset range dedicated to narrow web printing!  Flint Group's Lithocure® ANCORA is a robust, reliable, high performance UV offset ink with documented outstanding performance results in migration testing. Lithocure® ANCORA has proved to pass migration demands for all food simulants set up in the latest directives. 

Lithocure® ANCORA was custom designed to deliver multiple benefits:

  • Very low migration – tested, proven and documented
  • A maximised water/fount window and lowest possible water pickup ensures excellent press stability over extended press hours.
  • With very good curing properties, printers will experience improved productivity
  • Excellent and consistent print quality at high printing speeds
  • A mono-pigmented range with very high colour strength allows inks to be used in formulating clean and accurate colour matches.

Lithocure® ANCORA is a universal offset ink with excellent adhesion to a wide range of materials – designed to reduce inventory!  Printers can inventory one high quality, user-friendly, ink for all offset work.

These true low migration UV offset inks are available now in Europe; these inks will be available March of 2014 in North America.

Flint Group offers a full range of UV low migration inks -  including UV flexo; UV offset, UV metallic; UV flexo cold foiling adhesive; UV flexo laminating adhesive; UV flexo Low COF Shrink White; and several other UV flexo coatings.  It is our standard to provide products meeting the most stringent requirements for food packaging globally.

For more information on any of these products, please contact your Flint Group local sales or technical expert or email info.narrowweb@flintgrp.com


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