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Sun Chemical launches multi-purpose ink system for flexible packaging applications

Manufacturer of printing inks and pigments in the US, Sun Chemical has announced the launch of its new multi-purpose ink system, SunUno Solimax, which is suitable for surface as well as reverse print applications on the commonly used flexible packaging substrates.

According to Sun Chemical, Solimax, which is compatible with both solvent free and solvent based lamination technologies will simplify the overall print production process and increase the press room efficiency.

The ink system provides a single platform that can cover multiple end use applications and is suitable for both flexographic and rotogravure print processes. It is intended for surface printing and adhesive lamination for various end-use applications.

The applications include lidding materials, medical laminates and food packaging for confectionery and snack food.

Sun Chemical’s customer Bemis Elsham plans to use SunUno Solimax across all its products by the end of 2012.