Sun Chemical to Showcase Extensive Portfolio of Metal Decorating Solutions at Metpack 2017

May 2 – 6, 2017

Bilbao, Spain – 13 March 2017: Sun Chemical’s metal packaging division will be exhibiting its wide range of metal decorating inks for two-piece and three-piece cans, tubes, monoblocs and special effects at this year’s Metpack exhibition, 2 – 6 May 2017, in Essen, Germany, on Stand 3A39, Hall 3.0.

Under the theme ‘Brighter Ideas for Metal Decorating’, Sun Chemical will showcase its expertise across a number of metal packaging applications for canmakers, converters and brand owners. It will demonstrate its unique ability to be a global solutions provider and its capabilities through specialised metal packaging solutions including its special effects portfolio, brand protection and brand colour management.

On Stand 3A39, Hall 3.0, Sun Chemical will demonstrate its commitment to the metal packaging industry by delivering quality, service and innovation through its product families: SunDuo, SunTrio and SunAltec.

SunDuo for two-piece cans provides canmakers with a range of high value, flexible, robust inks that offer high speed press performance and are suitable for printing on steel and aluminium cans in novar and over varnish technology.

Offering both UV and conventional curing, the SunTrio range for three-piece cans is versatile, flexible, cost-effective and highly resilient. It is suitable for use with all types of metal cans and closures, including crowns, drums, aluminium pilfer proof caps, aerosols, food and fish drawn cans.

SunAltec provides customers with a high-quality and high-performance range suitable for monobloc aerosols, monobloc drink bottles and aluminium collapsible tubes. The inks offer excellent performance, superior quality, highest productivity and highest fastness properties.

Sun Chemical will also showcase its range of overt and covert brand protection solutions for metal cans, as well as its colour management solutions.

To create an impact on the shelf and to ensure packaging stands out, Sun Chemical offers a range of special effect inks. At Metpack 2017, Sun Chemical will showcase a host of solutions from its SunInspire range, including: textured inks, glow in the dark and fluorescent, metallic effect and silver inks as well as a combination of matte and gloss solutions.

Iñaki Llona, Global Champion Metal Deco Inks at Sun Chemical comments: “Metpack is always an exciting event for us and once again we are looking forward to showing the industry how Sun Chemical and DIC are the partners of choice for ink solutions for metal packaging. Our extensive product portfolio means that at Metpack we are the destination for ink for canmakers looking to explore the possibilities in metal decoration. Our global product expertise and experience in the industry means that we can provide visitors to our stand with insight into the best solutions for their business.”

For more information on Sun Chemical’s presence at Metpack, visit Sun Chemical at the show on Stand 3A39, Hall 3.0.

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About Sun Chemical
Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC group, is a leading producer of printing inks, coatings and supplies, pigments, polymers, liquid compounds, solid compounds, and application materials. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical has annual sales of more than $7.5 billion and over 20,000 employees supporting customers around the world.

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 Web site at


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