Verico releases Zahara Elite Printing Plate for waterless presses

Verico Technology (Enfield, Connecticut) has successfully launched the latest plate in its Zahara family – the Zahara Elite Waterless Plate. Zahara Elite plates are available in most sizes and gauges for waterless newspaper, sheetfed, narrow-web label, security printing and CD/DVD applications. Elite is a ‘drop-in’ product to the existing Zahara CTP settings doesn’t require any … Read more →

Verico releases Zahara Elite Printing Plate for waterless presses

Verico Technology (Enfield, Connecticut) has successfully launched the latest plate in its Zahara family – the Zahara Elite Waterless Plate. Zahara Elite plates are available in most sizes and gauges for waterless newspaper, sheetfed, narrow-web label, security printing and CD/DVD applications. Elite is a ‘drop-in’ product to the existing Zahara CTP settings doesn’t require any … Read more →

Mac Papers sells its businesses to Monomoy Capital Partners

Mac Papers (Jacksonville, Florida) one of the largest paper distributors with several locations in the southeastern United States, has announced the sale of its businesses to Monomoy Capital Partners, a private firm with $1.6 billion in committed capital that invests in the debt and equity of middle-market businesses. The sale includes Mac Papers, Mac Paper … Read more →

INX International addresses Coronavirus supply-chain impact and customer concerns

The INX International Ink Company (Schaumburg, Illinois) has released the following update as it continues to “work hard to ensure that the supply of its products to customers remains constant and secure” while they manage through the global Coronavirus situation. “Over these last several weeks, we continue to diligently monitor the extent of COVID-19 around … Read more →

Agfa’s UV LED inkjet inks for sign and display applications earn Greenguard Gold Certification

Agfa has announced that its Anuvia 1250 and 1551 inks, and its Anapurna 1200 and 1501 UV LED inkjet inks for sign and display printing, have earned Greenguard Gold certification in recognition of their environmental friendliness. The coveted certification is granted to products that meet some of the world’s most rigorous chemical emissions standards, helping … Read more →

Agfa introduces Eclipse process-free printing plate

Calling it the “most convenient process-free plate,” Agfa Graphics has introduced its new Eclipse process-free printing plate for sheetfed commercial printers “that combines all the benefits of process-free technology with effortless printing.” Inherent to the nature of a process-free plate, Eclipse eliminates the need for a processor using chemicals, thus reducing capex and pre-press costs. … Read more →

HP to invest $200 million in water-based printing solutions

HP has announced a $200 million investment in the next generation of water-based ink solutions “over five or more years” to develop water-based ink technologies for printing digitally on corrugated packaging and textiles. The commitment is part of HP’s Sustainable Impact vision to implement “safer, simpler solutions, and complements ongoing HP investments in other printing … Read more →

INX International to debut its new EB Ink Series at Printing United

INX International Ink Company will introduce a new series of EB flexo inks, showcase sustainable natural-based inks, and feature a full range of digital inks and coatings solutions at the Printing United tradeshow October 23-25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. INX will debut the next-generation Gelflex Series of EB Flexo … Read more →

Neenah Packaging introduces new Hemp Fibre Papers

Neenah Packaging (Alpharetta, Georgia) has introduced new hemp fibre papers, a new colour, and new finishes into its recently expanded line of Neenah Folding Board Papers. “Neenah continues to invest in the packaging market, striving to build a portfolio of premium folding carton papers that will meet all the needs of our customers,” said Michelle … Read more →

DuPont announces 1,500th installation of its Cyrel FAST Thermal Flexographic Processing System

DuPont Advanced Printing (Wilmington, Delaware) is celebrating the installation of its 1,500th DuPont Cyrel FAST Thermal Flexographic Plate Processing System. “Nearly 20 years ago, DuPont revolutionized flexible packaging with the introduction of the first thermal flexographic plate and processing system, named FAST because of how quickly a plate could be processed and ready for press,” … Read more →

Flint CPS Inks plans price increases for 2020

Worldwide UK-based ink supplier Flint CPS Inks plans to implement selective price increases “to assure sufficient coverage of raw material cost increases needed, to ensure availability of raw materials that are essential for manufacturing high quality products.” The company added that raw material availability and the cost of raw materials for oil-based products such as … Read more →