Sun Chemical Introduces SunStrato® AquaLam Gen2 Ink Series

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – January 10, 2024 – Sun Chemical has launched the SunStrato® AquaLam Gen2 ink series, an outstanding water-based solution for printing laminated and retortable flexible packaging.

AquaLam Gen2 is the second generation of inks within the established AquaLam range. Offering enhanced quality, printability, and bond strength, the range can help reduce volatile …

Sun Chemical Launches SunLit® ProPace

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – January 9, 2023 – Sun Chemical has launched SunLit® ProPace, the latest generation of vegetable oil based sheetfed process printing inks designed specifically for helping printers increase productivity in commercial publication and non-food packaging printing.

Featuring excellent stability, fast setting, low misting, and low tack, SunLit ProPace is designed to run …

Construction of a New Printing Inks Production Facility in Nantong Commences

TOKYO–November 30, 2023–DIC Corporation announced that wholly owned subsidiary Nantong DIC Color Co., Ltd., based in Nantong, Jiangsu Province, in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), has commenced construction of a new printing inks production facility in the southern area of the Nantong Economic and Technological Development Area (NETDA). The new facility is scheduled to …

Sun Chemical Expands Sheetfed Offset Direct Food Contact Ink Offering

South Normanton, UK – November 21, 2023 – Sun Chemical has further enhanced its sheetfed offset direct food contact ink offering with the launch of an innovative, ‘green’ shade blue pigment that helps to increase the color gamut available to designers and brand owners, especially now within the ‘green’ shade color space without comprising compliance …

Sun Chemical Receives Platinum and Bronze Certifications from The Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – November 20, 2023 – Sun Chemical today announced that its cutting-edge ink products have achieved the prestigious Platinum and Bronze certifications from the esteemed Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

The Cradle-to-Cradle Products Innovation Institute sets a global standard for products that are safe, circular, and responsibly made. To earn Cradle to Cradle …

Sun Chemical Shows Ongoing Global Regulatory Leadership with Release of Autumn 2023 Regulatory Newsletter

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA — November 7, 2023 — Sun Chemical has released its Autumn 2023 Regulatory Newsletter, which features updates about the latest regulations and policies being implemented worldwide.

The latest newsletter features updates about the European Food Safety Authority’s final assessment of bisphenol A and what that will mean for food contact materials …

Sun Chemical Launches New Sheetfed Offset Ink Technologies

South Normanton, UK – November 6, 2023 – Sun Chemical has launched its new groundbreaking ‘Pace’ technology platform for sheetfed offset inks. SunPak FSP, Sun Chemical’s flagship sheetfed offset low migration ink for food packaging, will be the first ink to transition to the new technology with the launch of SunPak FSP EcoPace. The inks …

Sun Chemical Employee Receives NAPIM’s Technical Achievement Award

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – October 2, 2023 – Sun Chemical’s Glenn Webster received the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM) Technical Achievement Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the ink manufacturing industry.

Recipients of the Technical Achievement Award are honored for making significant contributions to the science of printing ink formulation, manufacture …

Sun Chemical to Present Extensive Range of Sustainable Solutions for Labels and Packaging at Labelexpo Europe 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – July 31, 2023 – Sun Chemical will highlight its growing range of sustainable solutions for the labels and flexible packaging industries at Labelexpo Europe 2023 (Hall 5, Stand E45), highlighting its unique position as a provider of inks, coatings, adhesives, packaging design, colour management and sustainability analysis. Based on a “5R” …

Sun Chemical to Highlight Transformational Solutions at FuturePrint 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – July 10, 2023 – Sun Chemical will present its extensive solutions for a variety of wide format applications at FuturePrint 2023 (July 12-15, 2023), in São Paulo, Brazil under the theme of ‘Experience. Transformation.,’ where solutions showcased will focus on helping customers to innovate their business.

Visitors of Stand #H 048 …

Recyclable Monolayer Pouch Featuring Sun Chemical’s Electron Beam Offset Inks and Barrier Coating Wins WorldStar Global Packaging Award

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – May 9, 2023 – Sun Chemical is pleased to announce its collaboration with Elif, a Huhtamaki company, which saw the companies jointly produce an award-winning monolayer recyclable pouch.

The innovative pouch, which is available as part of Sun Chemical’s sustainable packaging solutions, received an award at the 2023 WorldStar Global …

Sun Chemical Collaborates with Qualvis Packaging to Produce Sustainable Carton Solution for Whitakers Chocolates

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A – May 4, 2023 – Qualvis Packaging and Sun Chemical have collaborated to develop a highly sustainable chocolate truffle carton for chocolate manufacturer, Whitakers. The concept enabled Whitakers to transform an existing truffle carton that featured 55 percent plastic into a highly recyclable lightweight fibre-based solution without plastic layer of the …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Sustainable Ink, Coating and Adhesive Solutions at Flexo & Labels Summit 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – May 1, 2023 – Sun Chemical will present its full sustainable portfolio of products for the flexible and label packaging markets across Latin America under the theme “Experience. Transformation.” during the Flexo & Labels Summit 2023 in Sao Paulo, Brazil on May 23-24.

“Converters and brand owners across Latin America have …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit Extensive Range of Sustainable Packaging Solutions at interpack 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – April 5, 2023 – Under the theme of “Transform with Sustainable Packaging”, Sun Chemical will exhibit at interpack 2023 (Hall 7a, Stand B03), highlighting its unique position as a provider of inks, coatings, adhesives, packaging design, colour management and sustainability analysis. Sun Chemical will demonstrate its solutions for the challenges faced …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit Extensive Portfolio of Metal Packaging Solutions at METPACK 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. — April 4, 2023 — During METPACK 2023 at Stand A39, Hall 3 (2-6 May, Essen Germany), Sun Chemical will present its unique range of metal packaging solutions under the theme of “Transform with Metal Packaging.”

Sun Chemical will demonstrate how it is working in unison with its parent company, DIC Corporation, …

Two Sun Chemical Employees Honored with NAPIM Awards

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 30, 2023 – Two Sun Chemical employees—Ralph Arcurio and Jim Bishop—were presented with the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers’ (NAPIM) Pioneer Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the ink manufacturing industry.

The Pioneer Award honors those who have given more than 20 years of service to the …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Solutions Designed to Transform Flexible Packaging Sustainably During INFOFLEX 2023

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – March 23, 2023 – Under the theme “Experience. Transformation.,” Sun Chemical will showcase its full portfolio of inks, coatings, and adhesives designed to enhance pressroom and eco-efficiency, as well as display products that stand out on shelf during INFOFLEX 2023.

“Converters and brand owners have a strong desire for sustainable packaging …

Sun Chemical to Demonstrate its Wide Range of Solutions for Industrial Print Applications at InPrint 2023

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – February 28, 2023 – Sun Chemical will exhibit its portfolio for functional, industrial and specialty print applications suitable for a broad range of market sectors at InPrint 2023, in Munich, Germany from March 14 to 16 on stand 2100 in Hall B6.

SunJet, the global inkjet brand of Sun Chemical …

Dr. Juanita Parris Named 2022 Anthony Mauriello Woman of the Year by MNYPIA

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – November 7, 2022 – Sun Chemical’s Dr. Juanita Parris, PhD was named the 19th recipient of the Anthony Mauriello Woman of the Year award by the Metro New York Printing Ink Association (MNYPIA).

The Anthony Mauriello Woman of the Year award is given annually to an individual who has made outstanding …

Sun Chemical Receives TLMI’s Calvin Frost Sustainability Leadership Journey Award

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – October 31, 2022 – Sun Chemical’s sustainability efforts were recognized with the Calvin Frost Sustainability Leadership Journey Award in the supplier category by TLMI.

The Calvin Frost Journey Award is earned by a TLMI member company that has publicly stated goals and begun implementing short-term actions aimed at long-term metrics to …

Sun Chemical to Highlight the “Power of Sustainable Packaging” at PACK EXPO International 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A.  – September 27, 2022 – Supporting the theme “Power of Sustainable Packaging,” Sun Chemical will highlight and present its complete portfolio of solutions for packaging and narrow web, tag, and labels at booth #10200 during PACK EXPO International from October 23-26 in Chicago.

“Sun Chemical is committed to our sustainable …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Digital Ink Solutions at PRINTING United Expo 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 14, 2022 – Sun Chemical will showcase its full range of digital inks for textiles and graphics at PRINTING United Expo from October 19-21, 2022 in Las Vegas.

“We are thrilled to be presenting our inaugural exhibit at PRINTING United Expo this year,” said Simon Daplyn, Manager, Product Marketing, Sun …

Sun Chemical to Demonstrate Latest Glass Printing Products at Glasstec 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – September 7, 2022 – Sun Chemical will present its complete portfolio of direct glass printing and decorating solutions for both hollow and flat glass at Glasstec 2022, from 20th to 23rd September 2022 on stand D49-2, hall 12 at Messe Düsseldorf, Germany.

Showcased at the exhibition will be the SunVetro range …

Sun Chemical Returns to Labelexpo Americas 2022

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – August 11, 2022 – Using the theme “Power of Labels,” Sun Chemical will showcase and present its complete portfolio of solutions for the packaging and narrow web, tag and label markets to converters across North and South America during Labelexpo Americas 2022 from September 13-15 in Rosemont, Ill.

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Sun Chemical to Increase Prices on Inks, Coatings, Consumables and Adhesives in North America

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – June 1, 2022 – Sun Chemical will increase prices across its entire portfolio of packaging, commercial sheetfed and screen inks, coatings, consumables and adhesives in North America, effective immediately or as contracts allow.

The inflationary environment in North America has continued to impact the ink industry. Global geopolitical events have caused …

Sun Chemical Launches ElvaJet Onyx SB

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – April 27, 2022 – Sun Chemical has launched ElvaJet Onyx SB – a new sublimation ink for textile printing. ElvaJet Onyx SB addresses market needs by delivering a high-performance ink that offers ease of use for wide-format textile printers.

ElvaJet Onyx SB is designed to meet the market need for extended …

Sun Chemical to Showcase Extensive Product Portfolio at FESPA 2022

SOUTH NORMANTON, UK – April 25, 2022 – Sun Chemical will present its solutions for a variety of applications, on stand A40 (Hall 6.2) at FESPA 2022 (31st May – 3rd June 2022, Messe Berlin, Germany) under the theme of ‘Solutions in Motion’, where solutions showcased focus on helping customers to innovate their businesses. Products …

Sun Chemical Launches ElvaJet Topaz SC – A New Sublimation Ink for Digital Textile Production

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK – March 30, 2022 – Built on a deep understanding of the textile and sublimation industry and experience in digital printing, Sun Chemical’s new ElvaJet Topaz SC sublimation ink delivers easy ink and system management for printers in the sector.

The new solution increases the ease of use and on printer experience …

Sun Chemical’s SolvaWash FL Inks Earn Honorable Mention for 2022 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – March 21, 2022 – Sun Chemical received an Honorable Mention for Innovations in Sustainability during the 2022 Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) Sustainability Excellence Award competition, one of the most prestigious recognitions for sustainability in the packaging industry.

Sun Chemical’s submission, “Recycle-Friendly Washable Inks for Plastic Packaging,” highlighted the company’s work to …

Sun Chemical Launches FSR Edible Inkjet Inks Suitable for Food and Pharmaceutical Customization with Direct Food Printing

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK – March 16, 2022 – Sun Chemical is expanding its edible ink range with the launch of its FSR ink, which was developed to meet the specific needs of the food industry and verified for printing directly onto food including baked goods.

Created to offer outstanding color and sharpness, while also complying …

Sun Chemical Announces New Solventless Lamination Solution for Sustainable Packaging Production with HP Indigo Digital Printing

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK – March 9, 2022 – Sun Chemical has collaborated with HP to launch sustainable flexible packaging produced with HP’s Indigo digital press and Sun Chemical’s new solventless lamination solution SunLam.

Due to its fast-curing, ultra-low monomer and solvent-free properties, SunLam can help brands improve their sustainability and expand the circular economy.…

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices on Inks, Coatings, Consumables and Adhesives in North America

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – January 14, 2022 – Sun Chemical will increase prices across its entire portfolio of packaging, commercial sheetfed and screen inks, coatings, consumables and adhesives in North America, effective immediately or as contracts allow.

The unprecedented pace of inflationary cost movements continues to impact the entire spectrum of raw material inputs and …

Sun Chemical Acquires SAPICI to Expand Customer Offerings in Polymers and Lamination Adhesives Market

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – January 10, 2022 – Sun Chemical has acquired SAPICI, a global leading company in high-performance polyurethanes for coatings, flexible packaging, industrial adhesives and more.

With SAPICI, Sun Chemical reinforces its integrated supply strategy in the packaging market by adding capabilities to develop and produce unique polymers for the entire portfolio …

Sun Chemical UK Scoops BCF Customer Service Award

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK – November 10, 2021 – Sun Chemical UK is pleased to announce that its Customer First program, has won a Customer Service award from the British Coatings Federation (BCF).

The award was presented at the BCF Awards 2021, which took place on 14th October at the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel. The event …

Sun Chemical Announces Innovative Range of Varnish Solutions for Enhancing Resistance of HP Indigo Printed Labels

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK – November 4, 2021 – Sun Chemical today announced an innovative new range of durable UV varnishes for enhancing the label resistance of HP Indigo digitally printed pressure-sensitive labels for products such as personal care, household, chemical, beverage, and pharma applications.

The new range of varnishes was specifically formulated to provide adhesion …

Sun Chemical Affirms Commitment to Sustainable Textile Printing with the Launch of Xennia® Pearl Pigment Inks

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – October 25, 2021 – Sun Chemical has launched Xennia® Pearl pigment inks for high-speed industrial applications during Innovate 2021 Textile Innovation Week.

The range, which includes inks for both mid-viscosity and high-viscosity printheads, has been developed following a careful assessment of the market and specific customer needs, particularly the requirement …

Sun Chemical to Exhibit Digital Textile Inks at Innovate 2021 Textile Innovation Week

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – October 22, 2021 – Sun Chemical will present its full portfolio of digital textile inks at the upcoming Innovate 2021 Textile Innovation Week from October 25-29. The event, which is a virtual exhibition for the textile industry, highlights innovative solutions and allows customers to discuss products and requirements directly with the …

Sun Chemical Launches Streamline TVL 2 Ink Series

PARSIPPANY, N.J., U.S.A. – September 27, 2021 – Sun Chemical has launched its Streamline TVL 2 ink series to support the sign, display and graphics market for use with Roland’s SG2 and VG2 range of eco-solvent inkjet printers.

The Streamline TVL 2 ink series is a fully color-matched CMYK, Lc, Lm and Lk ink series …

Sun Chemical and Epple Expand Their Direct Food Contact Inks Range with Launch of SunPak® DirectFood Plus in Europe

WEXHAM SPRINGS, UK – September 23, 2021 – Sun Chemical today announces the addition of SunPak® DirectFood Plus to its direct food contact (DFC) SunPak inks range for sheetfed offset paper-based packaging printing.

With its enhanced pigmentation and excellent printability, SunPak DirectFood Plus offers greater colour vibrancy and accuracy with a wider colour space than …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices on Inks, Coatings and Adhesives in Latin America

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – July 26, 2021 – Due to a combination of raw material and transportation cost increases, Sun Chemical will increase prices on its inks, coatings and adhesives in Latin America.

“Continued pressure in the raw materials market has forced us to increase prices in Latin America,” said Fernando Tavara, President, Sun Chemical …

VPK France renews partnership with Sun Chemical to enhance sustainable product offering

Wexham Springs, UK – June 8, 2021 – VPK France is a subsidiary of VPK Group – a family-owned business that is now turning into an international privately-owned packaging supplier, with over 65 plants across 20 countries.  With a huge focus on sustainability and a strong existing relationship with Sun Chemical, the company recently made …

Sun Chemical to Increase Prices on Inks, Coatings, and Adhesives in North America

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – June 1, 2021 – Sun Chemical will increase prices across a broad portfolio of its packaging and commercial sheetfed inks, coatings, and adhesives in North America, effective July 1, 2021.

The global raw material environment continues to demonstrate significant inflationary pressures. Raw material shortages are an ongoing concern, and the competition …

Sun Chemical launches UV coating with high levels of bio-sourced and recycled material

Wexham Springs, UK – 21 April 2021 – Sun Chemical is launching SunCure® 44HC150 – a glossy stampable UV-curing coating, manufactured with 25% bio-renewable carbon content and with 12% post-consumer recycled materials. The coating has received excellent feedback following trials with existing customers and will be available throughout Europe from 15th March 2021 The launch …

Sun Chemical Brings Increased Sustainability to its Market Leading SunWave Lumina LED UV Sheetfed Inks

Wexham Springs, UK – March 15, 2021 – Emphasising its ongoing commitment to sustainability and underlining its position as a technology leader in low energy UV curing, Sun Chemical today announces significant upgrades to its market leading SunWave Lumina UV sheetfed inks for commercial printing. The new, improved inks are available now in the European …

Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation Completes Acquisition of Digital Inks Business from Sensient Technologies Corporation

PARSIPPANY, N.J., USA – July 1, 2020 – Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, have completed the purchase of 100 percent of the shares of Sensient Imaging Technologies and certain other assets related to the production of inks.

The strategic investment in Sensient Imaging Technologies, a supplier of digital inks, will allow Sun …

Sun Chemical to debut its full portfolio of packaging print solutions at Packaging Innovations

Wexham Springs, UK – 25 February 2020 – Sun Chemical will display its comprehensive portfolio of packaging print solutions, including special effects products, on stand J49 at Packaging Innovations for the first time. The UK’s leading packaging event for the whole supply chain is being held at the NEC, Birmingham, on the 26th and 27th …

Sun Chemical to present its range of inks for metal decoration at the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum 2020

WEXHAM, SPRINGS UK – 14 January 2020 – Sun Chemical will showcase its portfolio of inks for metal packaging at the Aerosol and Dispensing Forum (ADF) 2020, which takes place from 29 to 30 January at the Porte de Versailles, Paris, France, and is the only dedicated trade event that showcases the world’s most innovative …

Sun Chemical partners with CGS to deliver pioneering metal deco digital proofing solution for two-piece beverage cans

Wexham Springs, UK – 25 October 2019 – Sun Chemical has collaborated with CGS Publishing Technologies International GmbH, a global leader in color management, digital proofing and specially formulated media, to provide a ground-breaking metal deco digital proofing solution for two-piece beverage cans. This unique, innovative digital proofing solution, part of Sun Chemical’s DigiProof service …