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SunJet & Durst at Labelexpo EU 2013: Unveiled Low Migration UV Inkjet Inks

Published on 2013-10-07. Author : SpecialChem

MIDSOMER NORTON, UK-- SunJet®, the global inkjet division of Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, introduced Low Migration UV inkjet inks for the non-food contact side of primary food packaging.

The SunJet LM inkjet solution complies with the required components listed in Annex 6 of the Swiss Ordinance, Nestlé standards on materials in contact with food and Nestlé Guidance note on packaging inks.

This low migration inkjet technology has also been designed so that it can be utilized on a wide range of media such as PP and PE in the label sector, foil for food and pharma applications, and heat sensitive films for shrink sleeves, including an opaque white allowing for the use of clear substrates.

SunJet, as part of Sun Chemical is an active member of EuPIA and has formulated and manufactured this technology in accordance with their guidelines and the Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

SunJet has utilized its position in the development and manufacture of packaging inks to provide this dedicated five color UV inkjet ink set to lead the market and meet industry standards.

The new SunJet LM ink technology was showcased for the first time on the Durst Tau 330 at Labelexpo 2013, at the Durst stand 9H57 in Hall 9, in Brussels between the 24th-27th September.

SunJet had examples of the LM ink chemistry printed and available to view on Sun Chemical"s stand 5E80, Hall 5 at Labelexpo.

SunJet Global Product Manager, Rick Hulme, said: "SunJet has worked in partnership with Durst on a vision to deliver a state of the art UV inkjet chemistry to the food packaging market. Our ambition was to establish a unique solution to lead the market and meet the challenging legislation of this sector. We are therefore extremely pleased to be able to announce this as the latest addition to the SunJet product portfolio at this year's Labelexpo."

About Durst Phototechnik AG

Durst Phototechnik AG is one of the leading manufacturers of professional digital imaging systems for large format, industrial, textile and label printing applications. Headquartered in Brixen, Italy, the company operates manufacturing facilities in Brixen and Lienz, Austria; has major offices in the U.S., France, United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Mexico; and partners with exclusive agents in 120 countries. Durst"s solid reputation for quality, precision, innovation and reliability spans more than 70 years.

About Sun Chemical

Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group is one of the world's largest producers of printing inks and pigments and one of the leading providers of materials to packaging, publication, coatings, plastics, cosmetics, and other industrial markets. With annual sales of more than $3.5 billion, Sun Chemical has over 8,000 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

Source: Sun chemical


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