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Sun Chemical Recognized for 65 Years of Continuous Membership with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Sun Chemical was recognized by the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) for its 65 years of continuous membership with the organization.

“We are honored to be recognized for the longevity of our membership with the SGIA,” said Charlie Murray, President of North American Inks, Sun Chemical. “The SGIA is a powerful resource for the digital and screen printing community and we’re grateful for the many opportunities over the years to participate in meaningful SGIA studies and projects that have benefited the industry. This recognition also speaks volumes about Sun Chemical’s leadership in the screen and digital printing markets.”

Sun Chemical offers a wide range of products in the screen and digital printing markets, including its Streamline® range of solvent-based inkjet inks and SunVetro™ family of organic screen inks specifically formulated for glass.

Streamline Solvent-Based Inkjet Inks

Designed specifically for use in wide format printers which use high-quality solvent-based inks, Streamline inkjet inks offer the same level of quality, performance and color integrity as original equipment manufacturer (OEM) quality printing, but at a much lower cost.

Streamline inkjet inks provide an optimal solution for large format display advertising, including: billboards, vinyl banners, and vehicle/building wraps. Additionally, the suite of Streamline products come in easy-to-use cartridges filled with high quality inks that meet the stringent demands of the latest wide format printing equipment and the durability needed for outdoor weather conditions.

Carefully matched to the original products for both color shade and strength, as well as physical properties, Streamline inks allow print providers to use their existing printer settings when converting from the OEM inks.

SunVetro Organic Screen Inks

UV inks from Sun Chemical allow brand owners to decorate their glass and ceramic packaging with bright, vibrant effects that can liven up the shelf presence. Organic inks, coatings and sprays significantly expand the color gamut, allowing brand owners to not only produce standout designs directly decorated on the glass, but to do so using real brand colors that meet the current industry regulations regarding heavy metals and VOCs.

UV ink systems can significantly increase mileage, reduce energy costs by using UV lamps versus firing ovens, use less floor space, and increase production speeds. The end result is a lower cost per print. 

Sun Chemical’s SunVetro VTGL series of UV screen inks are a two-component system designed for printing onto glass, coated metals, and ceramics, as well as mirroring applications. These inks offer excellent adhesion to glass substrates, high gloss, excellent abrasion and chemical resistance, 100% solids with no heavy metals or VOCs, and additives to provide numerous special effects.

Formulated to cure with both mercury vapor and LED UV sources, the SunVetro VTGL series has a color matching system available with smart scale and ink dispensing systems.


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