Inks & Coatings

Ink Innovation

A multitude of products and services are enhancing narrow web printing.


GSE Dispensing launches ink logistics blog

The new blog will provide advice on how to optimally manage ink, coating or paste through dispensing, management software and proofing.


Flint Group transfers UV ink production to Sweden

The move from Italy is a technological and logistical move designed to consolidate all UV ink production in one facility.


GPA announces winners of 2014 Print & Design Contest

Companies across the country submitted their entries on GPA substrates to compete in seven product categories for Best of Category.


Flint Group sold to Goldman Sachs, Koch

Flint Group will look to grow by acquiring other companies as well as through organic sales.


UV

Electron Beam Benefits in Packaging Seminar

EB curing, which received positive reviews at Labelexpo, offers several key benefits like speed, instantaneous curing and environmental friendliness.


Novelty Labels

A converter's offerings in this niche can be anything new, unusual or fun.


Promotional Labels

The universal appeal of promotional labels is enjoying a healthy comeback after a challenging few years.


Overcoming ink challenges

As digital and flexo grow in the label and narrow web segment, ink suppliers are innovating to meet the evolving needs of customers.


Spinnaker Coating and ITW Thermal Films receive marine certification

The British Maritime Standard 5609 (BS 5609) Part 3 certification applies to the facestock, adhesive and print combination.


Promotional Labeling

Economic strife has retailers, marketers and converters exploring the impact this diverse niche of products can provide.