PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – Sun Chemical will showcase its portfolio of metal packaging ink solutions at the 2014 International Metal Decorators Association (IMDA) Conference.
Visitors will be introduced to Sun Chemical’s specialized solutions for metal decoration including its SunDuo, SunTrio and SunAltec inks.
“Our customers want packaging solutions that pop off the shelf—packaging that really stands head and shoulders above the competition,” said Tony Renzi, Vice President, Product Management, Packaging Inks, North American Inks, Sun Chemical. “Sun Chemical offers a range of solutions that allows packaging to be both appealing and functional. Our special effects portfolio includes: tactile effects, color change inks, interactive solutions, and sensory packaging—all of which will ensure metal packaging doesn’t go unnoticed on the shelf.”
SunDuo Optimizes Metal Can Print Production
The high value, flexible, and robust SunDuo ink range offers high speed decorator performance suitable for printing on steel and aluminum cans. SunDuo features excellent printability at high speeds and good adhesion in both varnishable and non-varnishable ranges. Such features allow for impressive mileage and a high pigment load for printers producing two-piece metal cans.
SunTrio Delivers Efficient Metal Packaging
SunTrio inks are versatile, flexible, cost effective and highly resilient—suitable for all types of metal cans and closures, from crowns to pails, aluminum pilfer proof caps, aerosols, food cans, drawn fish cans, and more.
Able to efficiently produce metal packaging with excellent press performance, the SunTrio ink series features low misting and good adhesion between layers and to the substrate. The line also includes a low migration ink series available for food and other sensitive packaging. With excellent printability at high speeds, the SunTrio ink series provides an effective solution for three-piece metal deco applications.
SunAltec Provides Flexible Alternatives for Collapsible Tubes
The SunAltec product range offers excellent performance, superior quality, highest productivity, and highest adhesion properties for monobloc aerosols, monobloc drink bottles, and aluminum collapsible tubes. The line can be used across multiple platforms and offers flexible alternatives, including thermal, catalytic and UV drying.
To learn more about Sun Chemical’s innovative metal packaging solutions, visit the Sun Chemical exhibit during the IMDA Conference in Bloomingdale, Ill. on May 21, 2014, or visit www.sunchemical.com.