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Flint Ink to Launch Innovative Products at Print '05

Published on 2005-06-13. Author : SpecialChem

Ann Arbor, MI -- Flint Ink Corporation, the world's largest privately-owned ink manufacturer, invites customers to "Rely on Us" for innovation at Print '05/Converting '05, booth #857, from September 9-15 at Chicago's McCormick Place. The theme reflects the distinct and advanced products and services that will be featured, including:

  • ArrowStar Sheetfed Inks, a complete line of world-class performance sheetfed inks for virtually every sheetfed application in the world. ArrowStar products are formulated to perform on all sheetfed presses, and are currently used by packaging and commercial printers throughout the world. The result of a best-in-class product development initiative, the ArrowStar product line offers exceptional, robust performance combined with demonstrated consistency on a diverse range of substrates and presses. ArrowStar products are fast setting and feature wide print operating windows.
  • An All-New UV Sheetfed and Web-Printed Forms Product, the latest in a long history of revolutionary innovation in UV inks from Flint Ink. The new product is designed to enable maximum press speeds on sheetfed and web presses, with maximum cure. Its low tack formulation allows it to perform on a wide range of substrates and presses. In addition, its formula contains environmentally-friendly vegetable oil.
  • ArrowStar inks and the latest in UV ink technology are available directly from Flint Ink, and also through Flint Ink's distribution partners, Enovation Graphic Systems (U.S.), and Unisource (Canada).

  • ARROWLITH™ UV inks, offering coldset web printers the ability to print brilliant images on coated and supercalendered stocks, broadening their existing capabilities, and increasing pressroom productivity. With ARROWLITH UV inks, coldset web printers can print full-color, high-volume newspaper inserts, Sunday sections, and other special projects in-house. Coldset web printers gain a high-end, lustrous look with the production and environmental benefits of UV inks. ARROWLITH UV inks meet the requirements of the Soy Seal Trademark and are 100 percent free of volatile organic compounds (VOCs). ARROWLITH UV inks are an extension of Flint Ink's ARROWLITH line of high-performance ink systems for coldset web printing, and are available in four-color process sets and match colors for a variety of printing needs.

Founded in 1920, Flint Ink is the largest privately-owned printing ink manufacturer in the world. The company offers a comprehensive range of flexographic, sheetfed, web offset, gravure, UV/EB curable, and digital and specialty printing materials and equipment. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI, the corporation is organized into nine segments: North America, Latin America, Asia, India/Pacific, Flint-Schmidt (Europe), Jetrion LLC (digital inks, equipment and integration), Precisia LLC (printed electronics), Progressive Color Media LLC (color management services) and CDR Pigments & Dispersions. Flint Ink operates nearly 100 facilities worldwide, employs approximately 4,400 people, and has sales in excess of USD$1.4 billion.

Source: Flint Ink Corporation


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