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INX to demonstrate best-in-class chemistry for Commercial and Package Printers at drupa 2016

Friday, May 06, 2016

Press release from the issuing company

Schaumburg, IL – With a long history for developing popular, advanced printing chemistries, SAKATA INX Group - including INX International Ink Co. and Sakata INX (Stand 3A50) - will have many choice options for packaging and commercial print providers to choose from at drupa 2016.  

INX will display a wide range of superior, high performance lamination inks for flexible packaging, the entire Energy Curable product line, and Low Migration inks and coatings. In addition, visitors can also find Special Effects inks and coatings for commercial printing, water-based Flexo inks for corrugated board including non-slip varnish, and high color sheetfed inks.

The various attributes of Belle Color™, Innova™, Lamiall™ and Synergy™ lamination inks makes it easier for drupa visitors to find the best solution. These ink systems offer exceptional adhesion and bond strength, superior strength and resolubility, and excellent printability and heat resistance.

Belle Color is a solvent-based Gravure ink system for adhesive or extrusion lamination. It is specially formulated for retort, boil-in-bag, and an extraordinary range of diverse packaging applications. Innova is another solvent ink system, and it helps printers improve printability while lowering their ink inventory levels. It is designed to work with a variety of solvent-based, water-based and solvent-less adhesive systems, providing excellent adhesive smear resistance and very low solvent retention levels.


Synergy is a Flexographic lamination ink formulated specifically for high press speeds of 2000 feet per minute. This superb solvent ink system is a great choice for general-purpose snack food packaging, whereas Lamiall is used for multilayer packaging film. A premier laminating ink that produces sharp and clear images, Lamiall is so versatile it can be used on a broad range of substrates.


Commercial printers will want to devote time at drupa to see the Energy Curable product options INX has to offer, including UV LED and Low Energy. INX’s expertise in this area is second to none; the DreamCure™ and INXCure™ brands have produced unsurpassed print quality for years on a wide variety of paper, board, plastic and flexible substrates. INX UV LED and Low Energy ink systems are the newest success story. In addition to exceptionally fast curing rates, these inks provide superior color stability on press, with less waste and color variation throughout the run.


Food packagers focused on compliant inks and coatings can turn to INX regulatory experts and chemists for guidance on the latest industry updates. Visitors will also have the opportunity to learn more by picking up a free copy of “Low Migration inks in Packaging”. The comprehensive guide helps providers interpret today’s market challenges. It also lists packaging supply chain links, responsibilities and recommendations for the print production process. You’ll want to visit Stand 3A50 early to obtain a copy while supplies last.


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