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Sun Chemical to Exhibit its Metal Decorating Inks at the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum

Published on 2016-12-16. Author : SpecialChem

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK -- Sun Chemical will showcase its portfolio of inks for monobloc, tube and aerosol cans during the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum (ADF) 2017, which takes place from 18 – 19 January at the Porte de Versailles, Paris. Sun Chemical’s metal decoration inks specialist Herbert Naef will also be presenting at the conference on Thursday 19 January during the Session JE3 – The Metal Cans and Bottle Packaging Forum – MCB.Naef will provide his expert insight on the importance of color management for metal deco applications and advise on how to achieve an optimized digital workflow to increase production efficiencies.

Sun Chemical to Demonstrate Expertise in Metal Decoration

Metal Decorating Inks
Metal Decorating Inks

Sun Chemical will present its SunAltec and SunTrio product families on its stand G56 and demonstrate its expertise, knowledge and capabilities in metal decoration through its specialized ink solutions, including special effects, brand protection, brand color management and print standardization.

SunAltec Series of Inks

Sun Chemical’s SunAltec series of inks for metal decoration on aluminum collapsible tubes and monobloc aerosol cans offer outstanding performance, superior quality, high productivity and strong chemical resistance properties.

The MB Plus Series, part of the SunAltec product family, will also be on display. The versatile series has been specifically designed for the application on monobloc aerosols and uses an ink system, which has been adapted for optimum performance on new generation production lines utilizing today’s basecoat technology.

SunTrio Range for Sheetfed Printing

The SunTrio range for sheetfed printing has excellent press performance and good adhesion between layers and to the substrate. SunTrio, both in UV and conventional, is suitable for most types of metal packaging including food and general line cans, closures and aerosols.

Spot colors are easy to handle for both product families. Any shade can be produced directly onsite with the help of SunMatch™, Sun Chemical’s web based color matching tool. This gives printers the highest possible flexibility and allows a very quick reaction to any specific customer color request.

Sun Chemical offers a complete range of solutions for metal decoration to help make packaging appealing as well as functional. Its special effects portfolio, which includes tactile effects, color change inks, interactive solutions and sensory packaging ensures metal aerosol packaging has maximum visual impact on the shelf. Its broad range of brand protection solutions also helps to protect brands against counterfeiting and making products much more difficult to copy.

About Sun Chemical

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is one of the leading producers of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world.

Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A.

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Source: Sun Chemical
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