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” (Reuse, Reduce, Renew, Recycle, and Redesign) sustainability framework and associated product portfolio, Sun Chemical aims to help packaging producers and converters to drive their businesses forward in a more environmentally sustainable way.
Sun Chemical will also be showcasing solutions to boost efficiency and productivity and will be highlighting key specialty products, as well as its latest digital inkjet solutions. Mark Walkling, Product Manager, Energy Curing Packaging Products and Narrow Web Labels Europe will present a segment titled ‘Specialist Inks and Coatings’ during the Wine Labeling Master Class on 14th September at 11:05am. Registration is required.
Product solutions on display that enable sustainability will include:
Specialty Products displayed on the stand will include:
Solutions to improve productivity and efficiency will include:
Digital inkjet solutions
SunJet inkjet inks for labels and packaging applications will be another highlight on the Sun Chemical stand. Using proven technology gained over many years of developing and manufacturing inkjet inks for OEM and integration partners around the world, the latest and most demanding application and regulatory compliance requirements can now be met for all printhead and press configurations. With global inkjet manufacturing facilities in US, Europe, China and Japan, SunJet inkjet UV, LED and Aqueous inkjet inks can be supplied with maximum shelf life and with reduced environmental footprint and costs.
SunJet is the supplier of choice for most OEMs and integrators in the labels sector. As inkjet technology is increasingly adopted for packaging applications, Sun Chemical’s breadth and depth of expertise in the wider packaging market is helping to drive the implementation of SunJet inkjet inks in this rapidly growing sector.
The latest SunEvo offerings for digital printed packaging will also be featured. SunEvo is a unique toolbox of analogue-applied primers, coatings and lamination adhesives that enhance digitally printed packaging. SunEvo digital coatings range from bespoke primers for a variety of substrates and printing applications to overprint varnishes, adhesion promoters and lamination adhesives optimised for use in combination with digital inks.
Luminescence, Sun Chemical’s dedicated global security solutions business unit, will also showcase its wide-range of high-quality security solutions to help protect high-value narrow web applications from counterfeiters.
Nicolas Betin, Director of Product Strategy, EMEA & Global Sustainability Business Leader at Sun Chemical, says: “After a four-year hiatus, Labelexpo Europe 2023 provides a valuable opportunity for Sun Chemical to promote its sustainable solutions for the labels and flexible packaging markets and to demonstrate our commitment to working towards a circular economy. Key to achieving this aim is making sustainable decisions ourselves, while also making it easier for our customers and partners to do the same.”
To learn more, visit the Sun Chemical Stand in Brussels, Belgium – September 11-14 or visit: www.sunchemical.com/labels-transform.
About Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.
Sun Chemical Corporation is a subsidiary of Sun Chemical Group Coöperatief U.A., the Netherlands, and is headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey, U.S.A. For more information, please visit our website at www.sunchemical.com or connect with us on LinkedIn or Instagram.