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SunJet to Showcase Next Generation Inkjet Technologies at Labelexpo 2015

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – SunJet, the global inkjet division of Sun Chemical is presenting its next generation single pass inkjet inks designed for optimal output in a range of narrow web, label and packaging applications at Labelexpo 2015 in Brussels from 29 September – 2 October.

On stand #5E45 SunJet will demonstrate the latest technical advances to its award winning UV curing low migration Etijet range for narrow web and labels and Amphora inks for general packaging applications.  

First introduced to the market at Labelexpo 2013, SunJet has used its wealth of expertise and understanding of single pass inkjet technology to drive its inks forward to deliver optimum performance, quality and efficiency. Both ink ranges are fully compatible with new generation print heads and are suitable for use in a wide range of food and sensitive product packaging applications.

SunJet will also present printed samples of its new breakthrough functional water-based inkjet ink technology, Aquacure™, which offers excellent adhesion to a wide range of substrates, superb flexibility, is odor free, and has an extensive color gamut. This newly developed aqueous chemistry, with its environmental benefits offers limitless opportunities for applications where fully compliant inks are required for primary food packaging and labeling.

Peter Saunders, Global Business Director, SunJet, comments: “The narrow web, labels and packaging markets continue to grow and are opening up to digital technology more and more. At this year’s show, we see hardware capabilities improving and there’s much more interest in inkjet for labels and flexible packaging. Since the introduction of our first generation UV curing low migration inkjet solutions, we have monitored the requirements of the market closely and aligned the development of our products to ensure that we are constantly moving our inks forward to meet and anticipate this growth in demand.”

SunJet will also showcase joint development initiatives in inkjet ink solutions for labels and packaging together with OEM Partners.

Peter continues: “This year also sees more OEM partners than ever before using our inks on their presses. With 25 years’ experience in inkjet technology, we have the widest range of inkjet inks for single pass printing and are constantly working with manufacturers to deliver inks that suit their latest print technologies, and it is exciting to see so many of our solutions in use at the show.”

OEM partner Durst, will be showcasing inks developed in conjunction with SunJet on its stand #eB26 at Labelexpo 2015. 

Helmuth Munter, Segment Manager Label Printing at Durst, comments: “Working with the SunJet team, we have been able to combine their years of experience in ink development with our own expertise in hardware solutions to introduce an improved second generation UV curing low migration ink, fully optimized to our inkjet printers for maximum performance and productivity.”

Continues Helmuth, “We have also collaborated with SunJet on the introduction of a high pigmented ink tailored to our new budget priced Tau 330 E UV inkjet print system being launched at Labelexpo.  This new ink with its high content of pigmentation helps to reduce total cost of ownership of the new Tau 330 E, while delivering quality, color-rich output.”

For more information on SunJet or any of its product ranges, visit www.sunchemical.com/sunjet or on stand #5E45 at Labelexpo Europe 2015, 29 September – 2 October 2015. To learn about other Sun Chemical offerings at Labelexpo, visit www.sunchemical.com/labelexpo.


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