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Mimaki inks receive Eco Passport certification for sustainablity

Mimaki announced that its Sb54/310/410 and Sb320/420 sublimation inks have achieved the Eco Pass-port certification from OEKO-TEX.  
Eco Passport is a mechanism by which textile chemical suppliers demonstrate that their products can be used in sustainable textile production. It authenticates the safety of chemicals used during the production of textile dyes, pigments and finishing agents. The Eco Passport mechanism was established in 1992 by the OEKO-TEX international association headquartered in Switzerland and was the first certification process to validate the safety of textiles.  The Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX product certification has a history of over 20 years, boasting more than 150,000 recipients in the world.
“Mimaki continues to

Flint launches its next-gen UV low migration inks

Flint Group announced thelaunch its new generation of sheetfed UV low migration inks; UltraCURA Sens, UltraCURA Sens Plas and UltraCURA Sens Bases. Created out of a new resin technology system, these inks are the first in a series of advanced energy curing products from Flint Group to be launched in 2017.
Trevor Amps, global product management director for energy curing inks explains the significance of the launch: “We decided to use specifically selected resin principles for all our energy

Esko awarded with two EDP

Esko’s ArtiosCAD and Esko Automated Quality Assurance were awarded among 31 winners chosen from more than 150 entries.
The EDP Association aims to better assist the technology-appliers to find the right solution for their applications. As explains Klaus-Peter Nicolay, EDP President: “The awards honour the best developments in print production tools, software developments, substrates, inks, materials and finishing systems.”
EDP Awards 2017Esko’s ArtiosCAD Display Store is a comprehensive online

Sun Chemical develops digital coatings for HP

Sun Chemical is working with digital press manufacturer HP Indigo to produce a range of coatings to speed up the adoption of digital printing in the packaging industry. A new range of coatings including overprint varnishes and adhesives specially formulated for use in digital devices is set to be launched soon.
Marcos Valdezate, Sun Chemical’s BDM for coatings for digital applications, said: “We recognise that some transformation of the packaging industry as we know it today in terms of

Asahi launches new website

Asahi Photoproducts announced the launch of a brand-new website design structured to make it easier for customers and other interested parties to quickly and easily find all the information they are seeking. The website is available in eight languages.
“In this website redesign process, we spent a great deal of time talking to customers about their requirements,” said Dr. Dieter Niederstadt, Technical marketing manager for Asahi Photoproducts Europe. “The resulting site opens an information