interpack 2023

May 4 - 10, 2023 | Dusseldorf, Germany | Hall 7A, Stand B03

We look forward to seeing you at Sun Chemical’s booth at Interpack 2023!

Sun Chemical will exhibit at Interpack 2023 (Hall 7a, Stand B03), highlighting its unique position as a solutions provider for the packaging market. Showcasing its expertise across five key packaging themes – flexible, paper, folding carton, labels and metal deco. Sun Chemical will show visitors how it is constantly working with its parent company, DIC, to develop and promote sustainable solutions.

Solutions on the Sun Chemical Stand will include:

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Plastic Packaging & Mono-Material


SunBar™ Aerobloc chlorine-free oxygen barrier varnish can replace PET in flexible packaging.
SunSys surface varnishes are reinforcing the thermal resistance of PE films, ensuring optimal packing lines’ performance when converting mono-material structures.
SunStrato® Duratort polyurethane inks offer a PVC- and nitrocellulose-free solution suitable for flexo and gravure lamination, with high temperature stability to meet even demanding sterilization conditions, exceptional bond strengths, and low solvent retention.
SunStrato® Aqualam is a range of water-based inks for flexible packaging intended to be printed on films and laminated with other films or aluminium foil.
Sun Chemical will present primer free washable recycling-friendly inks for crystallizable PET (cPET) shrink sleeve and labels for PET bottles, and for Polyolefin shrink collation films. These inks include SolvaWash™ (solvent based) and SolarFlex™ CRCL (UV flexo ) systems.
SunBeam® Advance 5 electron flexo whites demonstrate their functionality and flexibility in both mono-material laminates and mono-layer polyolefin packaging.


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Paper Packaging


SunVisto® AquaGreen™ range of water-based inks delivers the critical performance attributes required across a range of paper packaging applications to meet the needs brands have for truly sustainable packaging in quick service supermarkets and restaurants.
SunPak DirectFood Plus and SunSpec SunStar, plastic liners/layers, trays, and inserts can be removed from inside a box of chocolate, biscuits, for example, or from food service devices such as paper plates, thus enhancing recyclability. This also allows for introducing printing on the inside of the packaging, bringing exciting new designs to offer new messaging and marketing options, and enhance the consumer experience.
Natural materials-based water and grease resistant formulations are including non-chemically modified natural polymers which are directly Single Use Plastic Directive compliant with up to 100% Biogenic Carbon Content.


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Certified by Vincotte-TUV for use on ‘OK to compost’ packaging, Sun Chemical’s SunUno® Solimax multi-purpose ink system is suitable for surface printing and lamination for various end-use applications, such as lidding materials, medical laminates and food packaging for confectionery and snack food, and provides a single platform that can cover multiple end-use applications.
SolarWave™ FSP our leading UV LED curing UV flexo system for food compliant packaging and labels is now independently certified for plant toxicity and thus suitability for compostable structures.
The SunLam™ family of compostable lamination adhesives consists of water-based and solvent-free adhesives designed to meet the needs of all the major flexible packaging applications for food packaging. These adhesives are based on the ultra-low monomer technology to enhance safety in use for operators and consumers.


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SunColorBox offers a unique set of tools and services to enable consistent, accurate digital colour communication and provides colour data connectivity across the entire packaging supply chain.
SunLam ULM ultra-low monomer laminating adhesives improve productivity by reducing curing time, reducing production waste, and speed up the delivery of packaging to end-users.
On display will be UV LED curing SolarWave flexo and SunWave offset inks. The fully EuPIA compliant SunWave Lumina offset inks are suitable for use on all sheetfed UV LED press types.
Metal Deco highlighting SunDuo®SunTrio® and SunAltec® including a design of metal deco cans that highlight our SunColorBox tools.
Non-ablative SunLase and ablative laser lacquers offer digital on-demand last stage differentiation including for high quality codes, alphanumeric and graphics, both for primary and secondary packaging.


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Specialty / Services


SunJet, Sun Chemical’s digital inkjet brand, will showcase SunEvo™, a broad range of digital coatings, and its complementary range of SunJet inkjet inks. SunEvo™ offers a range of digital primers, overprint varnishes and lamination adhesives for flexible packaging, labels, folding carton and corrugated
SunInspire, range of effects will be on display to not only to differentiate but also to transform packaging while maintaining safety and compliance for sensitive packaging.


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Polystyrene recycling only available in Asia Pacific…DIC will be introducing the world’s first closed loop recycling technology for polystyrene plastic food trays in Japan.
Deinking technologies for flexible packaging will also be displayed on stand.


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