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DPM introduces new near edge ribbon formulation

October 5, 2010

The ribbon is designed for high print performance on a broad range of materials for flexible packaging and labels.

Digital Printing Media (DPM), a member of Korim Co. Ltd., has introduced a wax/resin near edge ribbon formulation called EM211.The ribbon is designed as an economical solution for high print performance on a broad range of materials for flexible packaging and labeling applications.

Printing applications for the ribbon include date/lot codes, bar codes, small and large text, and graphics at speeds up to 24ips. The formulation is designed to meet or exceed OEM specifications and is compatible with near edge printers such as: Markem SmartDate, Videojet, Bell-Mark, Norwood Jaguar, TEC, and Avery/Novexx.

“This new formulation represents the start of a series of key new product launches being made by DPM to become a worldwide leader in thermal transfer ribbon production,” says Jin Kim, president of DPM. “We continue to make investments in our product offering, facilities, equipment, systems, and services to further facilitate our growth and enhance our value to our customers in this dynamic marketplace.”

Digital Printing Media is a manufacturer of thermal transfer bar code printer ribbons headquartered in West Caldwell, NJ, USA. Korim Co. Ltd., is an ISO 9001/14001 certified coater and slitter of thermal transfer ribbons headquartered in Chung-Ju City, South Korea, with distribution in Asia, Europe, and North and South America. The company’s products are generally used for label, tag and flexible packaging printing and address a variety of applications, including those in industrial, healthcare, retail, and automotive.

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