“Sun Chemical is committed to providing customers with solutions that increase productivity, reduce waste and meet brand owner requirements for sustainability, shelf standout and color consistency,” says Fernando Tavara, president, Sun Chemical Latin America. “At EMPAQ 2018, we will highlight a variety of innovative solutions that meet regulatory requirements and meet the specific needs of each individual customer.”
During EMPAQ, James Herrera, Liquid Inks CTS manager at Sun Chemical Latin America, will talk about of trends and innovations in the area of renewable inks and eco-friendly solutions on July 19 at 11:30 a.m. in Room Pacifico at the Hotel Crowne Plaza.
Visitors of booth #25-26 will be introduced to Sun Chemical’s SunUno Solimax ink system. Suitable for surface print applications on a number of the commonly used flexible packaging substrates, this multi-purpose ink system maximizes press room efficiency while simplifying the overall print production process by providing a single platform that can cover multiple end use applications and produce the shelf stand out and high-quality packaging needed for today’s competitive industry.
Sun Chemical’s latest generation of high strength, poly lamination inks suitable for reverse printing of flexible films, SunStrato Duratort, SunStrato Duraflex and SunStrato Duraline, provide optimum performance on both rotogravure and flexographic presses and offer high speed, high quality, and low solvent retention performance required for maximum press efficiency.
Part of the Solaris System of products, Sun Chemical’s SolarFilm, SolarVIP and SolarCup water-based flexo inks meet the printing needs of narrow web and packaging printers. The SolarFilm range of inks allow for high quality narrow web flexo printing onto synthetic substrates and papers, features high color strength and print quality, and has high levels of adhesion and water resistance. SolarVIP inks are suitable for printing onto thermal papers and other applications requiring high levels of heat and water resistance. SolarCup is suitable for narrow web printing on semi-porous substrates and on polyethylene with corona treatment of at least 40 DIN.
The SunLam family of lamination adhesives consists of water-based, solvent-free and solvent-based products designed to meet the needs of all major packaging applications, including retort lamination for food packages. With local inventories available everywhere in Latin America along with strong local customer technical service, SunLam has been formulated to complement Sun Chemical’s wide range of lamination inks in the most demanding environments and applications.
Booth visitors will learn how they can lock in on brand color equity for their customers using Sun Chemical’s full line of expanded color gamut inks for a wide range of printing applications. Using the expanded color gamut printing process allows customers to set up a simple process for efficient printing with more press uptime and accurate and repeatable color.
To help converters achieve global consistency of high impact and high-quality color, Sun Chemical is showcasing SunColorBox, a "toolkit" that comprises a comprehensive set of applications and services aimed at supporting converters to produce consistent brand colors, anywhere in the world, within a fully optimized digital process.